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Clyde & Co. Lawyers Advise How to Pursue a Claim Against a Subcontractor for Use of Non-ACM Combustible Cladding

Cladding Crisis Driving Owners to the Brink (SPECIAL FEATURE)

Ground Breaking Study Links Combustible Cladding to Poor Mental Health
The study explored the mental health impact on private owners in residential buildings with external combustible cladding
Major Findings of the study are:

  • 89.5% said their mental health had deteriorated,
  • 22.5% reported having suicidal feelings or a desire to self-harm,
  • 71.1% reported having difficulty sleeping,
  • 93.8% said they were suffering from worry and anxiety,
  • 59.6% used coping strategies to deal with their situation,
  • 35.1% said that existing physical and mental health conditions had been exacerbated,
  • 84.1% said they cannot move on with their lives and
  • 57.9% of people had concerns about seeking help or treatment for mental/physical health problems caused by their situation during the pandemic.

Understanding the Impacts of the UK ‘Cladding Scandal’: Leaseholders’ Perspectives

Arconic Trims Claims in Renewed Investor Suit Over Grenfell Fire (Breaking News)

Walker Street, North Sydney : $7m Plan to Strip Combustible Cladding from Tower

ACT Cladding Solution ‘Long Overdue’ as Insurance Premiums Skyrocket

Agents ‘Will Make Hundreds of Millions’ From Post-Grenfell Safety Work

Cladding Safety Victoria Seeking Program Manager

Grenfell Boss Ignored Resident Blog That Raised Fire Risk Fears Before Disaster

Grenfell Landlord Boss Told Colleague To ‘Do Nothing’ Over Fire Safety Fears

Cladding Crisis in St Albans – Radio Interview


Is Flammable Polystyrene Insulation the New Cladding Crisis?

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Special Counsel for Salary of $229K PA (Applications Closing Tomorrow)

Cladding Removal on Track for 50 NSW Apartment Buildings

Flammable Cladding on Apartment Complexes Leaves Painful Legacy in Victoria Months After Ban


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