Appeal for former Express Lift Company Ltd employees after asbestos exposure death

A widow is seeking damages after the death of a former Express Lift Company Ltd employee to an asbestos-related disease.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 5:11 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:45 am
Mr Linnell's widow is seeking damages against the Express Lift Company and her solicitor is asking for anyone who worked with him to come forward.

Brian Linnell, from Wellingborough, worked as an apprentice at the former lift-testing tower in Northampton from 1957 to 1962.

He died of mesothelioma, a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, in 2015, aged 75.

Mr Linnel's widow is now seeking compensation for her husband's death.

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An appeal has been made for anyone who worked with Mr Linnell at The Express Lift Company Ltd, in Weedon Road, or anyone who can give evidence regarding exposure to asbestos, to come forward.

Mrs Linnell's solicitor, Ian Latimer, said: "It is important that anyone who worked with Brian or even worked for The Express Lift Company at Weedon Road but did not know Brian personally provide any information they can about exposure to asbestos dust there."

Anyone with information can contact Ian Latimer of O H Parsons LLP Solicitors on 02073 952593 or email [email protected]