Author Archives: Helen

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Prosecution of Offenders Bill

On 21st June 2011 the Government released its flagship justice Bill. The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Prosecution of Offenders Bill focuses on a number of key areas including reforms to the sentencing and punishment system, abolishing the Legal Services Commission, reversing … Continue reading

The Continuing Legacy of Asbestos

It is an all too common misconception that asbestos is an historical problem.  Sadly the extent to which asbestos was used in the last century means that it continues to pose considerable risks to many. The Health and Safety executive … Continue reading

Mesothelioma UK – Chemotherapy in Mesothelioma Project

In February 2008 Mesothelioma UK secured funding for a national mesothelioma chemotherapy audit. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer which, in most cases, can be attributed to previous exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma has a grim prognosis, although some patients live for … Continue reading

Who to claim compensation from?

Welcome news for claimants When a person is diagnosed with an asbestos related condition such as mesothelioma, pleural thickening, asbestosis or asbestos lung cancer, there are many issues to come to terms with. Claiming compensation for an asbestos condition is … Continue reading