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Media coverage: Thompson and Co Solicitors

Thompson and Co Solicitors has received coverage in the Northern Echo and Durham Times after settling a long-running case against Durham County Council, with regards to asbestos exposure that took place at Belmont Comprehensive School. This is the article in full from the Northern Echo – click image to see full size version: Read our […]

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Government must press on with schools asbestos report

A North East lawyer has urged the Government not to allow any more delays to a planned report on asbestos in schools. News reports in March claimed that asbestos is still present in 86 per cent of UK school buildings, and that at least 20 people were now dying nationwide each year as a result […]

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Mesothelioma sufferers receive 100% of compensation

Mesothelioma Decision ‘lifts huge burden’ says Sunderland firm Thompson & Co solicitors An industrial illness lawyer in Sunderland has welcomed a new High Court ruling that will see Mesothelioma sufferers able to keep 100 per cent of their compensation. Earlier this year a Government review concluded that a sufferer of asbestos-related disease Mesothelioma won in […]

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Lawyer says NHS Trust ‘Lacked Transparency’ Over Botched Stroke Treatment

A North East lawyer has called for lessons to be learned after a Sunderland woman who had suffered an acute stroke was discharged from hospital without receiving appropriate treatment. Maureen Rodgers had suffered the stroke on 20th December 2011, and was rushed to Sunderland Royal Infirmary where she was given a CT scan which showed […]

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School Cleaner Killed by Exposure to Asbestos

The husband of a North East woman who died after suspected asbestos exposure whilst working in schools in the area has launched a legal challenge to reveal where the exposure took place. Marian Convery worked for around three years as a dinner lady at Washington Comprehensive School, and as a cleaner at Barley Mow Junior […]

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