News

23
Apr

Mesothelioma Compensation Claim

Woods Law successfully completed a mesothelioma compensation claim for an overseas client. We obtained damages for the estate of a man who died in Spain as a result of mesothelioma but who had been exposed to asbestos whilst working as a carpenter with Coventry Corporation.  His work involved fire proofing and he had to cut ...

16
Apr

Asbestosis Claim

Woods Law made an asbestosis claim and obtained over £30,000.00 for a man who contracted asbestosis as a result of exposure to asbestos at British Rails Crewe Works.  He commented “please accept my grateful thanks for the kind and diligent way you represented me.  It will make a huge difference to my remaining years”. What ...

03
Nov

Silicosis Claim

Woods Law made a successful claim for silicosis for a man who worked in foundries for Beans Industries and Duport Foundries in the Tipton area. Silicosis Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is found in stone, rocks, sands and clays. Exposure to RCS over a long period can cause fibrosis (hardening or scarring) of the lung tissue with a consequent loss ...

22
Oct

Mesothelioma Claim

Woods Solicitors successfully won a mesothelioma claim for the estate of a man who was exposed to asbestos prior to 1965. There were significant issues raised on behalf of the Defendant, A J Dunning & Sons in relation to the level of the deceased’s exposure to asbestos. About mesothelioma In the UK about 2500 people a ...