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Household items containing asbestos – you may not realise that many everyday products you thought were safe could still contain asbestos.
Read the full article | Published Aug 11, 2020
What types of ceilings have asbestos? We’re all familiar with Artex and textured coating ceilings that were prevalent in the 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s, many of which contained asbestos, but is an asbestos ceiling dangerous? Perhaps you have planned to do some decorating or renovations and you’re concerned about the old asbestos ceiling. Will […]
Read the full article | Published Nov 28, 2018
Researchers learning more about the link between asbestos and cancer We all know that asbestos causes cancer, but what is the link between asbestos and cancer? Research is still being conducted to understand how asbestos causes diseases such as mesothelioma and other cancers such as asbestosis. A couple of recent studies have shed light on […]
Read the full article | Published Apr 11, 2018
Former Barrow shipyard worker dies from mesothelioma aged 82 A woman has instructed specialist lawyers Irwin Mitchell to investigate the cause of her fathers death from asbestos. The post mortem concluded that the former shipyard worker died from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma. John Michelbach, from Thornton-Cleveleys in Lancashire, had worked for Vickers Armstrong at their […]
Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2018
Man diagnosed with asbestos related cancer secures legal settlement A man from Yorkshire has secured a legal settlement against his former employers after he was diagnosed with an asbestos related cancer. Mr James Casey, aged 63, of Halifax in West Yorkshire worked as a gas engineer for North Eastern Gas Board between 1969 and 1980. After […]
Read the full article | Published Mar 22, 2018