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Settlement Achieved for Office Clerk Exposed to Asbestos

27 October 2015

building supplies warehouse

Damages were awarded for an office clerk at a builder’s yard who was exposed to asbestos.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Julian Cason is a Personal Injury Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Cardiff.


Settlement: £90,223.55

What Happened: Our client’s wife worked as Pay Clerk for a small local building supply company in North Devon, where she was exposed to asbestos being cut within the builder’s yard near her office.

Impact: Our client sadly developed Mesothelioma.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: A great deal of work went into trying to track down the Employer Liability insurer after the home visit to our client. This included approaching retired insurance brokers and former directors/family of the building firm. When this was not productive, there was no alternative but to proceed by way of the government’s 2014 Mesothelioma scheme.

Decision: Settlement of £90,223.55

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