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Possible rise in medical negligence claims

According to a report published by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO), the number of complaints that have been upheld against Greater Manchester Hospitals has gone up by 50%. In 2014, the figures show that the number of complaints against the NHS as a whole are slightly down compared to 2013...

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Asbestos related disease is increasing in Wales

According to the Office of National Statistics, the number of people who have died from Asbestos related disease has increased. In 2010 there were 95 people in Wales who had died from mesothelioma, this number has increased to 116 last year...

Bolton School leavers are new cricket stars

Several former Bolton School pupils, who wore the Asons cricket shirt during their time as players for the school, have been entering the big leagues and attracting a great deal of interest from professional clubs and the sporting media...

Companies fined for asbestos breaches

Three workers at a Chelmsford-based construction firm were exposed to asbestos over several days after work disturbed the dangerous substance. Construction management company Cowen Builders Limited (CBL) and its director were fined for serious asbestos breaches and failings in safety when their firm was working on a building site at Kensington Church Street in London...

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Scott Nolan joins Asons as new Internal Auditor

Asons Solicitors of Bolton has welcomed Scott Nolan as its new Internal Auditor. We have brought Scott in so that he can examine our firm’s operational procedures and then provide recommendations for how to make the business more efficient...

Stockport heating repair firm exposed employees to asbestos

A heating engineering firm from Stockport have been sentenced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for serious failings, after two of its employees were exposed to asbestos while working at a school in Manchester. Flueclean, who have been repairing and maintaining industrial and commercial heating systems since 1966, appeared before Trafford Magistrates’ Court regarding […]