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Pleural Plaques Early Day Motion

January 10th, 2013

An Early Day Motion has been submitted with regard to potential future recovery of compensation for asbestos related pleural plaques. At present, compensation is not available in England and Wales for those diagnosed with pleural plaques.  The anomaly however, is … Continue reading

Welsh Law Bid for Repayment of Asbestos Medical Bills

January 10th, 2013

A Welsh Assembly Member, Mick Antoniw has introduced a Bill which could result in insurers footing the bill for costs to the NHS relating to the treatment of asbestos disease patients. Mr Antoniw is a former Solicitor who represented patients … Continue reading

Reforms for Mesothelioma Claims

January 10th, 2013

On 18th December 2013 the Ministry Of Justice announced the Government’s intention to publicly consult on the proposals to reform how mesothelioma claims are dealt with. The reforms look to address how legal claims for mesothelioma compensation are handled. The … Continue reading

GOVERNMENT TO CREATE AN UNFAIR PLAYING FIELD IN MESOTHELIOMA CASES?

January 10th, 2013

On the 18th December 2012 the current government announced their intention to pass primary legislation for dealing with mesothelioma claims on a fixed-fee basis. This will limit the amount of costs Claimant lawyers will be able to charge polluting companies … Continue reading