Uselful Charities and Organisations
At Fieldfisher we support dedicated mesothelioma research charities and support groups. Should you ever need additional support or information, we've put together this short list of contacts for charities and support groups that may be able to help you.
79 Radstock Road
National Macmillan Mesothelioma Resource Centre
Hospital Management Offices, Glenfield Hospital
Leicester LE3 9QP
Tel: 0800 169 2409
Fax: 0116 250 2810
Tel: 01282 219391
DWP Benefits site
Helpline: 0800 055 6688
British Lung Foundation
Helpline: 03000 030 555
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
Tel: 0345 758 5433
Textphone: 0345 608 8551
Bart's Mesothelioma Research
For information on the research being done at St Bartholomew's Hospital into the treatment of mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Contact us on freephone 0800 358 3848
Or start your claim online.
"The group is praised for its commitment to 'demystifying the legal process' while this is a firm for which the client has always been a priority"
Fieldfisher has successfully been recognised as an "Occupation and Asbestos Disease Specialists" Fieldfisher are now recognised as assessors
Charities we support
Teamwork uncovers vital information in Marley tiles asbestos case
Following settlement in a drawn-out case against UK tile manufacturer Marley, Peter Williams said the case would have been finalised sooner had Marley acknowledged that most of its tiles used by his client Roy Morris contained asbestos.
MOD issues asbestos warning to engineers working on Sea King helicopters
According to press reports this week, the Ministry of Defence has issued a warning to Royal Navy and RAF maintenance personnel who worked on Sea King helicopters that they may have come into contact with asbestos.
Sarah Wolf comments on worrying reports regarding asbestos use in the USA
The Fieldfisher mesothelioma team is closely monitoring the furore that has broken out in the US following reports that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has paved the way for the use of new products containing asbestos.
The legacy of asbestos
Asbestos mining and manufacturing companies in Wittenoom, Western Australia have left a lasting legacy of the dangers of asbestos.
Peter Williams reacts to multi-billion dollar judgement against Johnson & Johnson in talc claims
American pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson was last week ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who have suffered ovarian cancer allegedly as a result of using talcum powder contaminated with asbestos.