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Andrew Morgan

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Fieldfisher

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Asbestos claims and mesothelioma claims

Position

Partner

Andrew Morgan is a partner in Fieldfisher 's asbestos and personal injury departments. With more than 20 years' experience, Andrew’s claims cover many areas, including:

  • Mesothelioma claims
  • Catastrophic work accident injury claims
  • Overseas claims

Andrew is a fellow of APIL and the leading legal directory, the Legal 500, says that Andrew is ‘clever, hardworking and respected by opponents’.
Recently, Andrew recovered a substantial amount for Caroline Wilcock in a ground-breaking case against Cape Asbestos. The case settled less than a week before trial. Andrew extended the Court of Appeal authority of Chandler v Cape PLC to argue that Cape owed a duty of care to the neighbours of its subsidiary company, Universal Asbestos Manufacturing (UAM) that operated the factory.
This breakthrough analysis meant that Caroline was the first to recover compensation in a claim against UAM for the exposure it caused to people living near the factory, in Bowburn, County Durham. UAM is now known as Plumefern PLC.
Recently Andrew has settled the following cases:

  • £400,000 for a William Searle, a Plymouth engineer in his late 60s
  • $67,000 from US Trust for Royal Navy Veteran
  • £90,000 compensation for a former steel fixer
  • £260,000 for George Barwick, an Essex electrician, allowing him to purchase accommodation more suitable to his medical condition
  • £305,000 for a man who worked for a short period using asbestos in the manufacture of industrial ovens.
  • £350,000 for a former client who previously settled his case for provisional damages but later developed mesothelioma
Learn more about Solicitor Andrew Morgan


London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Fieldfisher is 'one of the best firms' in this area and takes on high-value and cross-border claims. The firm’s overall 'level of service is excellent' and it adopts a 'tactical approach to resolve issues very quickly'. It recently handled a number of high-profile cases, including the first English civil claim against the Weinstein Corporation and Harvey Weinstein personally on behalf of a client who alleged sexual assault. In other work, it is representing victims of the Finsbury Park terrorist attack. The team, which is 'dedicated to achieving the best results for its clients', is headed by Paul McNeil; the 'tenacious' Jill Greenfield leads the serious injury team and is 'the person to call on for any difficult case'; and the 'meticulous' Jennifer Buchanan has 'a superb eye for detail' and is an 'aggressive and effective litigator'. Other notable individuals are the 'very experienced' Peter Williams, Dushal Mehta and Andrew Morgan, who are 'exceptional lawyers' and have 'excellent client-handling skills'.

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