Son launches legal action after mum dies from asbestos-related cancer he thinks is from dad's dusty work gear
A GRIEVING son has launched a legal action after his mum died from asbestos-related cancer he believes she got from cleaning his dad’s dusty work clothes.
Alexander Culbert, who lost his mother Martha, 72, to mesothelioma in May, hopes his late father’s colleagues will help him get justice for both his parents.
He believes his dad Joseph’s death was also caused by exposure to asbestos fibres while working as a labourer at Colvilles Steel Mill.
Joseph, who was employed at the steelworks at Ravenscraig, Lanarkshire, for two to three years in the late 60s, died from multiple myeloma in 2007.... read more
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