Rodney Nelson-Jones has obtained one of the highest compensation awards in a mesothelioma case. Josh’s widow sadly lost her husband in June 2008 at the age of just 47 years old to mesothelioma. He was diagnosed with the asbestos related tumour after being exposed as an engineer in the late 1980’s. The claim was made against his former employers.
The award was so high as Josh was due to start a new business venture shortly before his diagnosis, a venture which had high prospects of being very successful. We therefore enlisted the aid of a leading forensic accountant to carry out a complex calculation of the loss of profit from the new business over the next 20 years. After disputing the claim his former employers settled for £1.4million compensation, an award later approved by the Senior Master of the High Court in March 2009.
You can discuss your mesothelioma compensation claim with any member of our mesothelioma claims team on freephone 0800 358 3848, email email@example.com or complete our short enquiry form.
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
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.
Fieldfisher out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day 2018
On Friday 6 July 2018, Fieldfisher's Asbestos Team was out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day.