Background

Bernadette Moruzzi is an industrial disease specialist working out of Thompsons Solicitors' Manchester office.

After four years working at Thompsons' National Litigation Centre, Bernadette was seconded in February 2021 to work as a litigation assistant in the industrial disease team in Manchester

Bernadette's clients may have been exposed to harmful substances at work or developed conditions such as RSI, respiratory disease from exposure to hazardous chemicals (COSHH claims), hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) Raynaud’s or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).

In a typical day Bernadette will interview new clients, assess the merits of claims and submit cases that have prospects of success onto the claims portal.