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What Our Clients Say

I have always been most satisfied with your service and attention in all aspects of my dealings with your firm over the years. Your staff show great concern and sensitivity and helpfulness

Mr. G.K

I will take this opportunity to thank your firm for the very efficient manner you applied to my compensation case. I found your services to be excellent throughout, keeping in touch (up to date) information either by phone or letter

Mr. J.B

I was very pleased with the service which you provided and I would recommend you to anyone who needed assistance

Mr. C.P

Excellent. Kept informed by phone and mail at all times

Mr. T.S

Both my wife and I were treated with sympathy and kept informed during each stage of the claim. The amount of work done our behalf was amazing and much appreciated by us. We were delighted with the outcome which confirmed our decision to choose Higgins & Co to act for us

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Friendly helpful service at a time of deep distress

Mrs. M.H

Just to thank you for all your help, kindness and support these last couple of years. Just talking to you sometimes when I felt like giving up got me through. You don't know much we appreciated it. Just to feel secure now if we need anything is a wonderful feeling. We thank you once again

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I am highly delighted with both the service and the outcome of my claim. The kindness, understanding and support during what has been a very traumatic time has been second to none. Nothing has been too much trouble and, although I hope I will not need to use your services again, I would not hesitate to, and highly recommend your services. With many thanks

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Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma?

Malignant Mesothelioma is the most serious type of asbestos disease. It presents as a tumour on the lining of the lung or sometimes the lining around the abdomen. In the United Kingdom 80/90% of mesotheliomas can be related to exposure to amphibole asbestos fibre. Even relatively low exposure to amphibole asbestos can cause mesothelioma.

The average latency period from first exposure to diagnosis of mesothelioma is between 30-40 years. Even relatives of people who have worked with asbestos have been known to develop mesothelioma from the asbestos dust brought home on work clothes.

Compensation for Mesothelioma

Awards of compensation for mesothelioma can be significant. Courts frequently award between £50,000 and £90,000 for the disease itself. In addition, it will generally be possible to claim for past and future loss of earnings, the cost of specialist care or equipment and any private medical expenses. As a result, some awards can be in excess of £250,000.

Our Expertise in Mesothelioma Claims

Higgins and Co have over 80 years' combined experience of dealing with mesothelioma claims. In particular:

We have successfully handled a substantial amount of mesothelioma cases.

Successful claims arising from exposure in a number of settings.

In a number of cases we have secured a prompt payment on account of compensation in excess of £50,000.

You can be confident that we have the expertise required to handle your claim and obtain MAXIMUM COMPENSATION on your behalf.

Some Settled Claims

An 86 year old former Plant Attendant exposed to asbestos working for the CEGB in various power stations between 1957 and 1970 accepted damages of £110,000 for mesothelioma.

The widow of a former heating engineer exposed to asbestos in the early 1980's working on boilers and pipework in schools and pubs accepted damages of £200,000 after her husband died from mesothelioma.

The widow of a former factory employee settled a claim for damages for £402,000 after her husband died from mesothelioma t the age of 59.

The widow of a former power station technician received £300,000 damages after her husband died from mesothelioma at the age of 54.

A former Dock Worker who was exposed to asbestos for only 3 days whilst unloading cargo received substantial compensation.

It is even possible to pursue a claim, in certain circumstances, if the past employer has gone out of business.

Legal Costs

In all mesothelioma claims we are able to act on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning that you pay nothing if you lose your claim and KEEP 100% OF YOUR COMPENSATION, IF YOU WIN. In addition to this, all initial enquiries are completely free of charge and without obligation, so you can speak with us now safe in the knowledge that it will not cost you a penny.

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For your free, no obligation call with a specialist mesothelioma Solicitor please call our 24 hour FREEPHONE HELPLINE now on 0800 833 099 or complete our Free Online Enquiry.

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