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Stephen Glynn recovers care home fees

In M v. Charringtons Fuel Oils Limited, instructed by Irwin Mitchell, Stephen acted for the family in respect of a fatal mesothelioma claim where the widow of the deceased had to go into residential care because of aggressive dementia.  Her husband would…

Asbestos disease and cost budgeting

In Smith v. W. Ford & Sons [2021] EWHC 1749, Stephen Glynn, acting for the widow of a mesothelioma victim, successfully resisted the defendant’s attempt to subvert the masters’ usual practice of not cost budgeting in any asbestos disease case.


Stephen Glynn recovers nursing home fees in fatal mesothelioma claim

Stephen Glynn acted for an 86 year old widow whose husband died of mesothelioma as a result of his exposure to asbestos when he worked for the MoD at its Chatham Dockyard in the 1970s. The widow sadly suffered from Alzheimer’s…

Stephen Glynn speaking at APIL Asbestos Conference in Manchester

Stephen Glynn will be speaking at the Annual APIL Asbestos Conference in Manchester today.

Topics will include:

  • Asbestos claims: current issues – a view from the Masters’ corridor
  • Costs update
  • Quantum update
  • The engineer’s perspective
  • Limitation Limitation and contributory negligence…

Stephen Glynn involved in assisting the government in its review of the discount rate

Stephen Glynn met civil servants at the MoJ last week together with APIL and other senior practitioners to assist the government in its imminent review of the discount rate.

Stephen Glynn successful appeal at the First Tier Tribunal on Asbestos case

Stephen Glynn represented a widow before the First Tier Tribunal in what is thought to be the first appeal under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme.

He successfully argued that his client’s deceased wife was wrongfully exposed to asbestos when she worked…

And the DoH wonder why there is a rise in adverse incidents and costs…

A very recent review (published on 8th December 2015) into the quality of English NHS complaints investigations by the Health Service Ombudsman where serious or avoidable harm has been alleged has led to a number of shocking findings that:

  •  40% of…

Billett v MOD – Ogden 7 – a decision confined to its facts?

The Court of Appeal has allowed the defendant’s appeal in Billet v MOD [2015] EWCA Civ 773 and substituted the judge’s award of future earnings loss of £99k based on a multiplier/multiplicand approach using the reduction factors for disability set out in…

Are lawyers really overcharging the NHS in clinical negligence cases?

The government announced on 29th June 2015 that it planned to fix legal costs for clinical negligence claims up to £100,000 and that the lawyer’s fee would reflect the percentage of the compensation received by the patient.  The Health Minister, Ben Gummer,…

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