Plasterer receives £45,000 payout for pleural thickening

Source: on 2010-01-05 13:41:00

A retired plasterer has received a provisional settlement of £45,000 in compensation after he developed asbestos-related pleural thickening. Anthony Martin, who now struggles to breathe and walk, worked as a plasterer for over 36 years at Chester College, now Chester University. When he helped a joiner to insulate the college theatre roof with asbestos his employer failed to provide any protection or to warn him of the dangers to his ...

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