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Industrial Disease

Family appeal for help with investigation into asbestos exposure

5th October 2016

The family of Lilian Ridley, formerly of Chingford, are appealing for help following her death from mesothelioma earlier this month. The only known cause of this disease is exposure to asbestos, and Lilian’s exposure to this deadly substance came from washing her late husband Frank’s work overalls. Lilian’s family are now seeking to track down…

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Hodge Jones & Allen becomes founding partner of British Lung Foundation patron scheme

17th June 2016

Law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has joined forces with the British Lung Foundation (BLF) to provide funding for research into mesothelioma and to work with them to provide guidance and support to those diagnosed with this deadly disease. BLF is the leading charity funding research into mesothelioma and lung disease and they continue to…

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Appeal by former Vickers-Armstrongs ship joiner to ex-colleagues for help into investigation into asbestos exposure

13th April 2016

A retired ship joiner suffering from asbestos-related lung cancer seeks answers about why his former employers allowed him to be exposed to deadly levels of the toxic dust. He is appealing to his ex-colleagues for any information about the working conditions they experienced in the yard, joiners’ shop and on board ships at the Old…

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Hodge Jones & Allen strengthens Industrial Disease team with hire of Andrew James from Slater & Gordon

27th January 2016

Leading London law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has strengthened its industrial disease team with the appointment of Senior Associate Andrew James. Andrew brings with him over 30 years of experience in personal injury, with 25 of those focussing on industrial disease and asbestos disease cases. He joins Hodge Jones & Allen following a highly…

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Former Railwayman and Machinist Appeals to Ex-Colleagues to Help Investigation

12th August 2015

Retired worker suffering from asbestosis looks for answers about his asbestos exposure at work. A former railwayman and machinist struggling to deal with the effects of asbestosis is appealing to his ex-colleagues to help expert lawyers investigate where he was exposed to the harmful dust. Peter Rich of Rawthorpe, Huddersfield, was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis…

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