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Asbestos Illnesses.


This is a rare form of cancer that is known to be caused by asbestos exposure. The disease is a silent one and can take 20 to 50 years or more to develop following exposure.

Mesothelioma affects the covering of the pleura and (less commonly) the lining of the abdomen (known as the Peritoneum).

Symptoms of Mesothelioma to the pleura may include, breathlessness, pain to chest/shoulder or back area, sudden unexplained weight loss and fatigue and immediate medical attention should be sought in these circumstances and any known asbestos exposure should be mentioned to your Doctor.

Mesothelioma of the pleura is usually diagnosed with a biopsy taken with a video assisted thoracoscopy known as VATS procedure and by CT Scan.

It can be difficult to diagnose as there are many different types of cells that make up Mesothelioma and sometimes it can be difficult for Doctors to determine if the cells or tissue, taken from the Lungs (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum) are a type of Mesothelioma, as these cells often look very similar to other types of cancer cells.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, it is important that you seek the correct legal advice from Specialist Solicitors.

We will make your appointment our priority and will ensure that a member of the Team can attend upon you at your home address at your convenience.

Where a company no longer exists, James Murray are able to use their specialist tracing procedures to identify original employers liability insurance who would be responsible for the claim.

If there is no liability insurance then we can assist you in submitting an application under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme, which is a government scheme set up for victims of Mesothelioma in absence of a traceable insurance company.

Need Advice?

If you feel you need advice in relation to an illness or the illness of a loved one, then contact us.  We will always make your appointment our priority and will ensure that a member of the Team can attend upon you.

No Win No Fee

James Murray Solicitors will pursue your case on a ‘No Win No Fee’ basis.  this means that if your claim does not succeed, we will not look to you to pay our costs.

Home Visits

We can make an appointment for you to attend our office either in Bootle or Liverpool.  Alternatively, we are more than happy to attend upon you at your home address and at your convenience.  We offer evening and weekend home visits.

Free Parking

If you are able to and wish to attend one of our offices, we have free client parking facilities at both of our branches.

Late Night and Saturday Opening

We open late on Thursday nights until 7.30pm and on Saturday mornings from 9.00am to 12.45pm and have solicitors available during those times to provide support and advice.

24 Hour Telephone Service

At James Murray Solicitors, our role is not just that of a legal Advisor but also as a support to you and your family and for that reason, we offer a 24 hour telephone service, which allows you the opportunity to speak to a Solicitor at any time, day or night.

100% Compensation

We at James Murray Solicitors are proud of our commitment to ensuring our clients receive maximum compensation.  Many firms now seek to recover a percentage from all compensation awarded and this can run to many hundreds and even thousands of pounds.  James Murray Solicitors will not seek to recover any of your compensation towards the costs of pursuing your claim.