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Talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial – new jury fails to reach verdict

Article Updated On September 17, 2019Jury fails to reach verdict in talc cancer Johnson and Johnson trial A Jury in South Carolina have failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a talc cancer Johnson and Johnson case. The case being heard is that of a woman who died from asbestos related cancer due […]

Read the full article | Published Nov 26, 2018

9/11 ferry boat hero dies from likely asbestos related cancer

Article Updated On September 17, 201945 year old’s death from cancer being attributed to asbestos exposure In the years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001, thousands who were there have since died of mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancer. 45-year-old ferry boat captain, Thomas […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 16, 2018

Mum dying from terminal asbestos cancer appeals for help

Article Updated On April 11, 2018Terminal asbestos cancer victim inhaled asbestos fibers due to washing husband’s work clothes Elizabeth Tookey from Plymouth was diagnosed with terminal asbestos cancer, mesothelioma, in February 2017. She had been suffering with breathlessness for some period of time. Mrs Tookey learned that she was most likely exposed to asbestos fibers through […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 27, 2018

Asbestos compensation

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Asbestos compensation awarded to family of former Dockyard worker The family of a man who formerly worked as a dockyard worker at Malta Drydocks have been awarded asbestos compensation totaling €12,000. Emanuel Caruana was constantly exposed to asbestos on a daily basis while he worked at the docks. Medical certificates attained […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 06, 2018

The hazards of asbestos to the public

Article Updated On March 22, 2018Hazards of asbestos The general public have been aware about the hazards of asbestos for a considerable number of years……as far back as 1924 infact. But the dangers of asbestos have actually been known about for much longer…… Back in 1899, there was a case where a 33-year-old man died of fibrosis […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 20, 2018

Mavis Nye Foundation officially registered

Article Updated On July 31, 2017Mavis Nye Foundation officially registered Mavis Nye has set up her own cancer charity, years after she was first diagnosed with mesothelioma. Many people will know Mavis via social media, as she has continuely been raising awareness of asbestos and it’s effects for many years. She was diagnosed with the […]

Read the full article | Published Jul 31, 2017

Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help

Article Updated On April 10, 2017Exeter mum dying of asbestos disease appeals for help Single mum from Exwick in Exeter, Kirsty List, is battling with the asbestos related disease, mesothelioma. She is now 34, but was first diagnosed when she was 32. Kirsty has recently been told by Doctors that she only weeks or months […]

Read the full article | Published Apr 10, 2017

Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos

Article Updated On March 2, 2017Widow takes action against Tesco following husbands death from Asbestos The widow of a man who worked for Tesco during the 1970’s and 80’s is taking legal action against them following his death. David Priest worked for Tesco as a Manager throughout the West Midlands area, working in different stores. His […]

Read the full article | Published Mar 02, 2017

The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease

Article Updated On February 7, 2017The thirty three year old mum dying from asbestos disease Kirsty List, aged 33, from Exwick in Exeter, is dying from an asbestos related disease. Doctors have informed her that she most likely will not live until Christmas this year. It is unclear how she has developed the illness, but […]

Read the full article | Published Feb 07, 2017

More than 5000 Northern Ireland homes could contain asbestos

Article Updated On December 7, 2016More than 5000 Northern Ireland homes could contain asbestos The NI Housing Executive has revealed that hundreds of homes in Northern Ireland have been found to contain asbestos, with 5000 more to be inspected. They are currently in the process of removing asbestos from the existing homes. Andy Allen, Ulster […]

Read the full article | Published Dec 07, 2016
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