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Industrial Disease

Family of Rainham man who died from asbestos exposure appeal for help with investigation

24th November 2016 - Romford Recorder

Bill Wyatt, of Ingrebourne Road, Rainham, worked at the Tate & Lyle factory in Silvertown, North Woolwich, between 1957 and 1993. Following a fall at his home, the former yard gang member, boilerman and tinsmith was admitted to hospital on Saturday, March 19. Describing the ordeal, his son Malcolm said: “It was only when he was in hospital that I found out from the doctor that dad had a form of cancer caused by asbestos. Industrial Disease solicitor Isobel Lovett is acting for the family.

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Former colleagues come forward to help dying Barrow shipyard worker

22nd April 2016 - North West Evening Mail

Former colleagues have come forward to help a former Barrow shipyard joiner (Mr Newby) suffering from asbestos-related lung cancer in his hunt for answers about why his former employers allowed him to be exposed to deadly levels of the toxic dust.

Mr Newby is being represented by Isobel Lovett, Head of Industrial Disease at Hodge Jones and Allen solicitors.

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“We were not told that asbestos could be harmful “

21st April 2016 - North-West Evening Mail

A RETIRED Barrow shipyard joiner suffering from asbestos-related lung cancer has launched a hunt for answers about why his former employers allowed him to be exposed to deadly levels of the toxic dust.

Mr Newby is represented by Isobel Lovett, Head of Industrial Disease at Hodge Jones and Allen solicitors.

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