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THE family of an engineer from North Yorkshire who died from asbestos-related cancer have given a York hospice a welcome funding boost.

Stuart Raggett died aged 76 from mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining of the lungs most commonly associated with exposure to asbestos, often decades previously.

Following his diagnosis, Stuart instructed specialist asbestos-related disease lawyers at Irwin Mitchell to investigate how he came to develop the disease. After he died, his family continued the case and his legal team went on to secure an undisclosed settlement from one of his former employers.
 

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