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Roger Maddocks

Partner

Biography

For over 25 years I have specialised in pursuing compensation claims for individuals who have suffered injury in an accident at work or developed  illness as a result of their work. Over the years I have dealt with claims for accidents across a wide range of industries as diverse as mining, construction, manufacturing and the health service. I have wide experience of dealing with occupational disease claims including mesothelioma and other asbestos related disease claims in which I have a particular interest. I have also dealt with claims for other lung diseases including occupational asthma and  have extensive experience of dealing with claims for other diseases including VWF and RSI.

Roger "has considerable experience, exceptional judgement and very good interpersonal skills with the clients." - Chambers & Partners, 2017

Commenters say: "There is not much about industrial disease he doesn't know; if he doesn't know it, it doesn't exist." - Chambers & Partners 2016

"Used to dealing with both very high-value claims and huge numbers of claims." - Chambers & Partners 2014

"Recommended for asbestos-related claims." - Legal 500, 2013

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

A desire to help achieve justice and redress for those who have suffered illness and injury from going about their work.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

Winning compensation for people whose lives have been blighted by accidents at work or occupational disease or for the families of those who have been killed. No amount of compensation can make good the loss of health or of a loved one but compensation can help and provide them with financial security.

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I enjoy working as a member of a team, supported by the resources of the larger organisation, the National Law firm.

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 07/08/2017
    Man Given Terminal Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis Appeals For Information Surrounding How He Was Exposed To Deadly Dust

    “We have recently issued court proceedings in an attempt to try and get justice for John and to find answers to how he was exposed to asbestos. “We urge any of his former colleagues to come forward and help us with the investigation by providing any information about the working conditions at R Bland Ltd and BSA Foundries. “Mesothelioma is incurable and its debilitating symptoms can only be treated temporarily. John and his family are now suffering terribly, simply because he wasn’t adequately protected at work.”

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  • 26/07/2017
    Widow Seeking Justice For Her Husband Urges His Former Colleagues To Come Forward

    “Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that’s caused by exposure to asbestos dust decades ago and it can cause a great deal of pain and suffering for victims like David. “All too often we see a case like David where workers spent time in working environments where they were exposed to asbestos dust and were not made aware, by their employers, of the dangers of asbestos dust. It can take decades for symptoms to develop and often it is then difficult for victims to recall in detail how and where they were exposed. “We are committed to getting answers for Susan, and are assisting her by investigating conditions at David’s former employers. We urge anyone who remembers David or worked at the mentioned firms to come forward and contact us.”

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  • 07/07/2017
    Joiner Seeks Help From Workmates After Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis

    “This is yet another tragic case in which a person has developed asbestos-related illness many years after they were most likely initially exposed to the material. “We are determined to help Barry get both financial support and answers regarding his illness and, as part of our work, would be keen to hear from anyone who he has worked with during his time at the council. “Information on the working conditions he has faced could prove absolutely vital in our efforts to ensure that he and his family get the justice they deserve.”

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  • 29/06/2017
    Former Cable Jointer Forced To Take Legal Action Against Ex-Employers

    “Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that’s caused by exposure to asbestos dust decades ago and it can cause a great deal of pain and suffering for victims like Barry. “All too often we see a case like Barry’s where workers spent time working environments where they were exposed to asbestos dust and were not made aware, by their employers, of the dangers of asbestos dust. It can take decades for symptoms to develop and often it is then difficult for victims to recall in detail how and where they were exposed. “We are committed to getting answers for Barry, and are assisting him by investigating conditions at his former employers. We have been left with no choice but to issue legal proceedings in the High Court in the hope Barry will get the answers he wants.”

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