Helen represents individuals who have been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer, asbestosis and diffuse pleural thickening. In fatal cases, she acts for the families of individuals whose deaths have been caused by asbestos-related conditions.
Helen has been with Thompsons since March 2002. She undertook a training contract with the firm and has remained with Thompsons since she fully qualified as a solicitor in June 2004. Helen has more than 15 years’ post-qualification experience.
She points out that Thompsons gives her the opportunity to help people who really need it and secure justice for workers - and in the case of fatalities – their families.
Away from work, Helen has held a season ticket with Everton Football Club for over 25 years attending games both home and away. She also enjoys travelling.
Helen's case experience
- Secured provisional settlement for former welder, Ronald Smith, who had been diagnosed with asbestosis after working for a ship building company for 37 years. Ronald can reopen his claim if his condition deteriorates.
- Secured a provisional settlement for a journeyman and patternmaker who was exposed to asbestos for more than 20 years and developed asbestosis and plural thickening as a result.