Mesothelioma compensation for family

Asbestos dust in air

Mr S. was exposed to asbestos during his career in the Merchant Navy. At the age of 66 he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the pleura of the lung. 

Mesothelioma claim for compensation

Mr S. contacted Digby Brown for help, and his case was passed to a specialist team of solicitors in mesothelioma claims.

They arranged for his evidence to be recorded and, within 2 months, he had died.

Mr S.’s evidence was confused due to the painkilling medication he was prescribed.

Only one witness was traced who was able to confirm some of the exposure Mr S. reported.

Mesothelioma claim for the family

A claim was made on behalf of the Executor, Mrs S., and Mr S.’s children from a previous marriage.

In addition, claims were made for the children and grandchildren of Mrs S., some of which were adults when Mr S. married their mother.

Ultimately damages were recovered for 16 family members.

One of the grandchildren wrote:

“Thank you so very much for everything you have done to help my Grandpa and my Nanny. 

"There are no real words to describe how difficult this has been for our family. 

"I am so pleased you had a positive outcome as our case wasn’t exactly straightforward. 

"Thank you, I know how hard you all worked to achieve this.”

What our clients say about us

We put our clients at the centre of everything we do and are committed to providing the very best service. The hundreds of five star reviews we have received on Trustpilot is a reflection of this approach.

  • 5 stars
    Car accident, where I was non liable but suffered ...
    Michael -
  • 5 stars
    Tanya Kaur was my solicitor that dealt with my cla...
    James Hughes -
  • 5 stars
    Laura Wilson was the solicitor for me in regards t...
    Iain -
  • 5 stars
    First class service from Sarah in the Inverness of...
    R M -
  • 5 stars
    After my car accident in March I contacted Digby B...
    Mrs Stewart -
  • 5 stars
    Following injuries sustained in a car accident, I ...
    AP -
  • 5 stars
    Dealt with David Henderson who was superb. He was ...
    Stuart Walton -
  • 5 stars
    I had my two front teeth broken by ceral product a...
    Michael Oconnell -
  • 5 stars
    I suffered both physical and mental trauma when I ...
    Kathryn Collyer -
  • 5 stars
    Following a slightly ‘tricky’ redundancy I decided...
    Susan Todd -
  • 5 stars
    many thanks for your help and the swift outcome, i...
    Ricky -
  • 5 stars
    My experience from start to finish was brilliant ....
    Kerry dickson -
Woman getting legal advice from solicitor

Thinking of making a claim?

Digby Brown's highly trained and experienced team will give you all the support you need.

Piggby bank with money going into it

How your case is funded

Don't be worried about the cost of legal advice. We will fully explain how your claim will be funded.

Hands in the air to ask a questions

Frequently asked questions

Digby Brown are here to help. Here are some answers to some of your frequently asked questions.


0333 200 5926

Monday to Friday: 8am - 7pm 

Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

(Please note, local rate, even from mobile)

Email enquiry form

Complete our enquiry form and we will strive to reply within 24 hours

Follow us