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Welsh Research Links Mesothelioma Survival With Cell Differences

Time icon 2 December 2016 | Person icon Phillip Gower

Our Phillip Gower, Head of Cardiff office and APIL accredited asbestos specialist, explains how he helps Welsh mesothelioma sufferers

Toxic Household Chemicals Linked To Cancer And Infertility

Time icon 28 September 2016 | Person icon Joanna Tloczek

A research study has highlighted that household dust could be harbouring potentially toxic chemicals that have been linked to cancer and infertility

How Could New Chronic Pain Treatment Schemes Help Sufferers

Time icon 21 September 2016 | Person icon Joanna Tloczek

A new chronic pain service in Wales looks to change the way pain is managed by sufferers, Joanna Tloczek of Simpson Millar LLP examines the new scheme.

Miners Are Set To Receive Thousands Of Pounds In Compensation After Being Shortchanged By Law Firms

Time icon 15 September 2016 | Person icon Robert Godfrey

Miners who made claims for VWF (or HAVS) might get extra compensation after being shortchanged by law firms – Robert Godfrey explores how we can help you.

Simpson Millar Lawyer First With Disease And Asbestos Accreditation In Wales

Time icon 20 July 2016 | Person icon Phillip Gower

Phillip Gower from Simpson Millar has become the first APIL accredited occupational and asbestos disease lawyer in Wales.

Supreme Court Challenge Could Result In Landmark Compensation Ruling

Time icon 14 July 2016 | Person icon Phillip Gower

Three former employees of speciality chemicals and sustainable technologies firm, Johnson Matthey, are attempting to challenge a Court of Appeals decision.

Canada Commits to Asbestos Ban

Time icon 21 June 2016 | Person icon Helen Grady

An expert in asbestos illness cases has welcomed the commitment of Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, to ban the use of asbestos across the country.

Diesel Fumes and Industrial Disease

Time icon 15 June 2016 | Person icon Phillip Gower

After the death of a 9 year old girl, her mother is taking legal action against Greater London Authority to push investigations into air pollution controls

Asbestos Q and A – How One Man Copes with Diagnosis

Time icon 6 June 2016 | Person icon Helen Grady

In almost all cases of Mesothelioma, the outlook is terminal – but for many, the time they have left is spent enjoying life to the full.

Simpson Millar is Proud to Support the British Lung Foundation's Mesothelioma Research Fund

Time icon 2 June 2016 | Person icon Gavin Evans

As a firm representing many clients with mesothelioma, Simpson Millar is very proud to support the Mesothelioma Research Fund.

Tinnitus Awareness Week: Our Client's Experiences

Time icon 10 February 2016 | Person icon Gavin Evans

Personal Injury and Occupational Illness experts at Simpson Millar are this week showing support for national Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus Awareness Week

Time icon 5 February 2016 | Person icon Gavin Evans

The annual British Tinnitus Association (BTA) awareness week is taking place form the 8th-14th February in 2016

The Volkswagen Scandal - The Impact on Consumers and Our Health

Time icon 1 October 2015 | Person icon Arif Khalfe

Over the past few days, our solicitors at Simpson Millar have been keeping up with the Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal or #VWGate, as its also known.

The VW Emissions Scandal – How This Could Affect You

Time icon 30 September 2015 | Person icon Phillip Gower

The VW Emissions Scandal – How This Could Affect You

What is Tinnitus, and Why Does it Cause so Much Despair for Sufferers?

Time icon 9 September 2015 | Person icon Emma Costin

Tinnitus, a condition which can cause constant ringing in the ears, can leave sufferers experiencing acute despair.

How We Look At Tinnitus May Be Changing

Time icon 29 June 2015 | Person icon Emma Costin

Tinnitus affects around 10% of adults in the UK. It is the constant presence of sounds without a source and often comes in the form of ringing in the ears

Insurers Push For Industrial Deafness Reform – Claimants Lose Out

Time icon 5 March 2015 | Person icon Emma Costin

Simpson Millar’s legal experts have joined a campaign to fight against insurers’ attempts to block almost 90% of industrial deafness claims.

South-west NHS trust fined after failure to contain dermatitis

Time icon 3 March 2015 | Person icon Emma Costin

An NHS hospitals trust in the south-west has received a fine and costs of almost £20,000 following a 5-year failure to contain cases of a skin condition.

New Uniform causes Horrific Skin Rashes to Border Staff

Time icon 15 July 2014 | Person icon Emma Costin

Bosses decided to update the uniform of staff who were feeling demoralised after swinging budget cuts.

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