Stephen has extensive experience acting for claimant’s and their families in relation to asbestos-related disease claims.
Notable Industrial Disease Claims cases
Representing a claimant who was exposed to asbestos whilst working on steam trains in the 1950’s, diagnosed with mesothelioma many decades later, securing an early interim payment for him and thereafter recovering a six figure damages award for his estate.
Representing a claimant who was exposed to asbestos whilst working in an animal feed testing centre in the early 1970’s, diagnosed with mesothelioma decades later, securing a compensation payment for him via the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payments Scheme in six figures, as no insurer could be found for his employer.
Representing the partner of an asbestos sprayers mate, exposed to asbestos in the 1960’s, who contracted mesothelioma and died many decades later, recovering damages in six figures, taking into account a significant loss of dependency in view of his successful business.