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Asbestos at work exposure leads to £85,000 being secured for telephonist

We recently secured £85,000 for a client who sadly developed the cancer mesothelioma in her right chest several decades following significant exposure to asbestos at work for the then General Post Office.

Working as a telephonist from the early 1950’s to 1970, her employer was at the time providing both a postal service and telecommunications before the GPO was abolished in 1969 to eventually become BT and Royal Mail.

Support for victims of asbestos related diseases

The following  links may be useful for sufferers of asbestos related diseases and their families. These external websites provide information and advice on asbestosis, mesothelioma, lung cancer and related industrial diseases Cancer research British Lung Foundation Gov.UK – information about benefits and allowances Health and Safety Executive  – asbestos advice NHS Choices Greater Manchester Asbestos…