industrial disease


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disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)

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Richard Green, 34, has also been promoted to partner in the industrial disease team, where he specialises in asbestos-related disease claims.
George's wife, Marie, has now instructed industrial disease experts to investigate the working conditions at his former employer, Hawker Siddeley Aviation Limited, and whether more could have been done to protect him from exposure.
The Department for Transport (DfT) requires the supply of a claims handling service to manage industrial disease claims made or yet to be made against the former British Railways.
WHEN peers voted to prevent victims of industrial diseases from being subjected to the Government's proposed restrictions of 'no-win, no-fee', they voted for common sense.
Legal industrial disease specialists have highlighted the potential problems caused by cuts to key Government safety departments.
A coroner recorded a verdict of death by industrial disease.
Challinors' personal injury team has recently dealt with a number of industrial disease claims in which employers have found themselves not only liable for large payouts, but also potentially uninsured.
Dubbed "the industrial disease of the information age," CTDs are the leading cause of injury, productivity loss and financial strain on small businesses, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in work-related injuries.
It is heartwarming to know that the American Journal of Industrial Medicine maintains the dialog between scientists and victims of preventable industrial disease and death," stated Richard A.
He joins from PR Scully & Co in St Helens and specialises in all aspects of industrial disease litigation.
Before his death, he and his wife Catherine instructed specialist industrial disease experts at law firm Irwin Mitchell to investigate the working conditions at the various places he worked while employed by local councils in 1969 to 1998.
Alex Shorey, an industrial disease expert at her law rm, Irwin Mitchell, said: "Mrs Manneh's case sends a clear message to companies - they need to be actively monitoring materials and substances used in working environments which potentially pose a risk to workers.
Pulling up cables, as described by Mrs Sedgwick, would have released fibres of asbestos and my verdict is that, on the balance of probablity, Mr Cadman died from industrial disease.
A MAN who was told his lung condition was caused by exposure to asbestos did not have an industrial disease, an inquest ruled.
Assistant deputy Glamorgan Valleys Coroner Wayne Griffiths that he died from an industrial disease.
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