Sunday Times investigation highlights continued risk of Asbestos in UK schools
The issue of asbestos still being present in school buildings throughout the UK has been the subject of much debate over the years. Now, an investigation by the Sunday Times has uncovered that as many as 10,000 pupils, teachers and school staff in the UK have died of lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure in school buildings in the past 40 years.
Victim of mesothelioma links exposure to fathers employment at Harland & Wolff
An inquest has heard how the victim of asbestos-related cancer believed she was exposed to asbestos in her childhood as her father worked for Harland and Wolff shipyard.
Action Mesothelioma Day 2021
Friday 2nd July 2021 marks Action Mesothelioma Day, an event aimed at raising awareness about mesothelioma, a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that most commonly affects the lining of the lung.
Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based baby powder in the US
It has been announced today that healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson will stop selling its Johnson’s Baby Powder in the US and Canada, amid a wave of litigation claiming that the talc-based product can cause cancer.
Asbestos Compensation Claims FAQs
With nearly 60 years of experience acting on behalf of victims of asbestos, we know all too well how shocking and distressing the diagnosis of an asbestos related disease can be for both you and your family.
International Asbestos-Related Disease Claims
Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors is one of the leading NI law firms dealing with specialist asbestos-related disease claims. Since the early 1960s, we have been acting on behalf of victims of asbestos-related diseases and have prosecuted claims on behalf of individuals who have been exposed to asbestos in the building and shipping industries, in the power stations and in a large number of factories and work premises throughout Northern Ireland.
Asbestos The Fatal Fibre
Anyone who has known a family member or friend who has suffered from an asbestos related disease knows too well how horrific these conditions can be.
HMRC timescale in providing records delays Access to Justice for many asbestos-related victims
Individuals who require details of their employment history for the purposes of making a compensation claim are facing unnecessary delay in their claims being dealt with due to problems that the HMRC are having in providing this information.