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Government Increase Mesothelioma Act Payments to 100%

So common sense has finally prevailed and Mesothelioma victims who are forced to use the Mesothelioma Act in order to…

Government to Review Mesothelioma Again, before Recoverability is Abolished

After their embarrassing defeat in the High Court over the abolishment of recoverability of success fees earlier this year, the…

Grayling Defeated in High Court over Mesothelioma

Hurrah for the High Court, Mesothelioma Cases will not be subject to the provisions of LASPO. Finally some good news…

Justice Select Committee Order Second Mesothelioma Review

The Justice Select Committee has demanded that the Government carries out a second review on Mesothelioma, after controversy broke out…

Lawyers Begin High Court Fight with Government over Mesothelioma

The  High Court witnessed day one of the fight against the Government’s decision to force Mesothelioma victims to pay for…

Families of deceased asbestos victims handed boost

The families of deceased asbestos victims have been handed a boost by the set up of a new procedure to help…

ABI make ludicrous Mesothelioma Act claim

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has ludicrously claimed that the debate on the Mesothelioma Act, of which they themselves…

Bereaved families to get route to justice thanks to judicial review

There was further good news for bereaved families after the HMRCs (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) were told they will have…

Mesothelioma scheme live and accepting online applications

Positive news for sufferers of the fatal asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma as the scheme set up to help those who can’t…

APIL lead attack on MoJ over plans to scrap mesothelioma recoverability fee exemption

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has led attacks on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), as they revealed plans…

Mesothelioma Act receives royal approval

It is official; the UK now has a Mesothelioma Act 2014 thanks to the bill receiving Royal assent last week.…

APIL slams ‘watered down justice’ for mesothelioma victims

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has slammed government ministers for not going far enough to ensure sufferers of…

Lawyers welcome U-turn over changes to mesothelioma claims process

Personal injury lawyers have welcomed the government’s decision to reject the insurance industry suggested changes to the way compensation claims…

Law Society slams fixed recoverable cost plans for mesothelioma claims

The Law Society has slammed ideas proposed by the ABI (Association of British Insurers) and the government to introduce fixed…

APIL slam mesothelioma consultation paper

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has criticised the consultation paper for mesothelioma claiming that it is based on…

Ministry of Justice deny Justice Minister’s mesothelioma pledge to charities

The Ministry of Justice and in particular the Justice Minister, Helen Grant (pictured), have come under fire from charities supporting…

Insurers opposing Mesothelioma Bill damages increase because the cost is unfair

The Mesothelioma Bill has been creating a steady debate over the past couple of months, largely surrounding the decision to…

Industrial disease sufferers offered online fixed recoverable costs claims scheme

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has offered sufferers of the industrial disease, mesothelioma, a new process for claiming compensation backed…

Improved Mesothelioma Bill passes through House of Lords

All eyes will now be on MPs in the House of Commons as the much debated Mesothelioma Bill passed through…

More outrage surrounding Mesothelioma Bill as servicemen set to miss out

There is growing pressure on the government to review the terms of its Mesothelioma Bill yesterday after it was discovered…

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