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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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.
Bridget Collier, head of the Industrial Disease team at Fentons Personal Injury Solicitors LLP, said that while the bill included in the government-written speech would enable those diagnosed with mesothelioma since 25 July 2012 to make a claim if their employer's insurer could not be traced, it related only to those who suffered specifically from that one asbestos-related cancer and discounted the many thousands of victims who were diagnosed before that date.
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.
Richard Green joins as a senior associate within Hugh James's industrial disease division, with plans for further appointments to handle the increased volume of asbestos claims which are anticipated to peak in approximately 2020.
He joins from PR Scully & Co in St Helens and specialises in all aspects of industrial disease litigation.
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.
To qualify for Disablement Benefit, a person must meet the following conditions: | Must have an illness or disability which is assesses at 14% or more | The illness or disability must have been caused by an industrial accident or through a prescribed industrial disease | When the accident took place or the disease was contracted, must have been a paid employee.
An increase in the number of victims of industrial disease and workplace accidents has underlined the importance of Workers' Memorial Day, the annual international event which honours those who have lost their lives through their work.
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.
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