Specialist asbestos exposure and mesothelioma solicitor Simon Ellis has today discussed the hidden dangers faced by the families of asbestos workers.
represents clients across the UK who have suffered the loss of a loved one following an asbestos related illness.
A report issued by the BBC
discusses how a family, who lost their mother to asbestos related cancer, are campaigning to raise awareness of the dangers posed by this harmful substance.
The family in question tragically lost their mother after she
was found to have lung cancer, also known as mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos.
It was discovered that the exposure had been caused by the clothing that her
husband wore to work.
husband used to work with asbestos on a daily basis and would bring his
work clothes home to be washed, which ultimately exposed his
wife, and family, to the asbestos fibres.
Simon Ellis, specialist in asbestos related personal injury compensation says "This case isn't an isolated one.
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