Upper Limb Disorders Caused by Work

An upper limb disorder (ULD) affects the fingers, hands, wrists, arms, shoulders or neck. They are commonly called repetitive strain injuries (RSI), cumulative trauma disorder or occupational overuse syndrome. ULDs encompass clinically defined disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, but also undefined conditions. ULDs include problems with the soft tissues, muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well…

New Parters at ASD

We’re delighted to announce that Ralph Clark and Chris Chappell are now equal equity partners alongside our senior partners Richard Meggitt and Richard Long. ASD has come a long way since we began working together in 1996. We are very proud of the services we have provided to over 15,000 local clients. As one of…

Recent Asbestos Papers

Stories related to asbestos have featured regularly in the news recently as the Government debates the much anticipated Mesothelioma Bill. Below are two key papers on asbestos: Consultant Respiratory Physician Philip Barber discusses the dosage and probability considerations around asbestos: Asbestos_Attribution_and_Lung_Cancer_-_Dosage_and_Probability_Considerations.pdf Tony Whitston, Chair of the Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups Forum UK, offers his opinions…