Family of former shipyard worker who died after asbestos contact given over £300,000 compensation



A judge has awarded the family of a former shipyard worker who died after coming into contact with asbestos more than £300,000 after his employers admitted liability for the exposure.
Lord Clarke ordered that the relatives of George Manson should receive £340,634 because his bosses Henry Robb Ltd didn't do enough to protect him from the substance.
George passed away aged 81 in February 2016 from Mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer.
The lethal condition has affected many shipyard workers who came into contact with asbestos in the 1960s and 1970s.
Lord Clarke made the ruling in a written... read more

 
4 October 2017 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: Daily Record
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