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Industrial Disease

Daughter of Chelmsford man who allegedly died of asbestos exposure is seeking answers from his employer

24th March 2017 - Chelmsford Weekly News

The daughter of a former carpenter who died of mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, is seeking answers as to how his former employer allowed him to be exposed to the toxic dust.

Carol Scarlett is appealing to her father’s ex-colleagues to come forward with information regarding the working conditions in the Construction Department of Essex County Council between 1973 and 1987.

Isobel Lovett, a partner at Industrial Disease Team, is representing Mr Scarlett’s daughter.

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David Stanley battling mesothelioma after possible exposure to asbestos at Wellcome’s Dartford factory

15th February 2017 - Kent Online

A retired painter and decorator now battling lung cancer is appealing for former colleagues to come forward to help his legal case. David Stanley, 78, worked at the huge Wellcome site in Dartford in the 1960s and 1970s, during which time he was exposed to the toxic dust. He went on to suffer breathing problems and since retirement has been fighting mesothelioma, an incurable cancer known to be caused by exposure to asbestos.

Industrial Disease solicitor Andrew James is acting for Mr Stanley.

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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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