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The industrial disease team at Stephensons regularly write about related legal topics and  welcome your comments on our posts. If you would like more information on our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch on 0175 321 6399.

 

Deaf Awareness Week 2018 - 14th-20th May

Sarah Masters
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Stephensons is supporting the national Deaf Awareness Week 2018 and helping to educate people about the life changing condition. The aim of this week is to raise awareness for not only those affected by hearing loss, but what the symptoms and warning...

When should an accident or disease be reported to the Health and Safety Executive?

Clare Gammond
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When reviewing defendant employer documents for our personal injury clients, we sometimes find that the incident or disease being complained of wasn’t reported to the Health & Safety Executive. The relevant legislation is the Reporting of...

Landmark decision allows claimants to seek compensation for 'symptomless' injuries

Clare Gammond
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The Supreme Court yesterday [21 st March 2018] handed down its unanimous decision in favour of the claimants in the case of Dryden & Others v Johnson Matthey Plc . The appeal was brought by Waynsworth Dryden, Tony Cipullo and Simon York, three...

Rise in fires caused by household appliances

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In the early hours of Tuesday 13 th February 2018, a fire started in the oven at a house in Ashton-in-Makerfield, which is reported to have started either due to a fault or to having been left turned on during the night. Residents of the house...

Tinnitus awareness week

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Tinnitus Awareness Week is taking place from 5 th – 11 th February 2018. The aim of the week is to raise much-needed awareness of the condition, which affects approximately one in ten of the population. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is...

Notice of important claims deadline for former British Steel coke oven workers

Clare Gammond
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Stephensons has been made aware of a deadline for all potential claimants to join an ongoing group action for industrial disease claims. The action is brought on behalf of hundreds of ex-British Steel employees suffering from illnesses such as chronic...

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Clare Gammond
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The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation’s nationwide event ‘Lung Cancer Awareness Month’ takes place this month and staff at Stephensons are doing their bit to raise funds for the charity. We will be taking part in bake sales,...

Action Mesothelioma Day 2017

Clare Gammond
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Asbestos support groups up and down the country are taking part in this year’s Action Mesothelioma Day. In Manchester, the event takes place on Friday 7th July and will be marked by the symbolic release of doves, in memory of those who...

Deaf Awareness Week - 15th to 21st May 2017

Clare Gammond
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This year’s Deaf Awareness Week is taking place from 15-21 May 2017. It is promoted by the UK Council on Deafness, the umbrella body for voluntary organisations working with deaf people in the UK. Deaf Awareness Week is an opportunity to raise...

Global Asbestos Awareness Week - 1st to 7th April 2017

Clare Gammond
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An American non-profit organisation is preparing for its 13 th annual event, held during the first week of April each year. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organisation in the...

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