If you or a family member has previously worked at a Turner and Newall (T&N) company and have been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness as a result of the company's activities, we can help you secure the compensation which you deserve.
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The T&N Asbestos Trustee Company scheme was setup in 2006 for people who were exposed to asbestos during their course of employment or due to the activities of a T&N company causing the development of an asbestos related illness.
Due to the company now being defunct, the scheme allows people to recover compensation if diagnosed with an asbestos related illness as a result of T&N's actions.
Any claim regarding a T&N company must be submitted directly to the trust and meet the following requirements:-
Initially founded in Rochdale (1871) under the name 'Turner Brothers', the company originally specialised in manufacturing cotton-cloth-based packaging. Eight years later, Turner Brothers became the first company in the United Kingdom to weave asbestos fibers to cloth and underwent a slight name change to 'Turner Brothers Asbestos Company'.
The company opened an asbestos cement plant at Trafford Park, Manchester soon before the first World War, producing the 'Trafford Tile' (an asbestos cement sheet), which was commonly used for building construction.
The Turner & Newall group was formed in 1920 following the union of four businesses' - The Washington Chemical Company, J.W Roberts, Newalls Insulation Company and TBA Industrial Products Ltd. The group would operate from a plant in Leeds until 1959 after the events of the Armley asbestos disaster.
The company relocated to Manchester and expanded into the automotive industry in 1949, producing key engine components such as gaskets.
Turner & Newall were acquired by Federal-Mogul in 1998 and put into administration as a result of asbestos claims in October 2001.*
There were a number of companies a part of the T&N group during their existence. Below is a list of the main T&N companies which either manufactured and/or used products which contained asbestos:-
Our specialist asbestos claims team will support you through the trust's claim process. We will aid in managing your claim with the trust, dealing with the initial submission of your claim and handling any requirements need by the trust such as the arrangement and obtaining medical evidence.
To speak with one of our specialist team, call us today on 08000 93 00 94 or if you prefer, complete our short online enquiry form.