Making an industrial disease claim
Making an industrial disease claim

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How to claim compensation for an industrial disease.

Certain types of job can increase your risk of developing an illness or disease.

Imperium Law have specialist solicitors to help you claim compensation after contracting an industrial disease.

Some types of job can cause injury such as repetitive strain and stress related illness, others can result in your developing a disease such as cancer. If your job has caused you physical harm and you have suffered injury or have developed an illness, you are entitled to claim compensation from your employer. 

Not only will compensation help ease any financial burden should you not be able continue working, it can also highlight health and safety failings in your workplace which could ensure no other worker suffers a similar fate.

To find out if you have a claim call 0800 633 5730 and speak to a solicitor to review your case.

Industrial cancer claims.

Mesothelioma is a cancer related occupational lung disease.

If you have been diagnosed with a disease caused by your job you may be entitled to a payout.

Most cases are caused by exposure to asbestos, an insulating material widely used in UK industry from the 1950s to the mid-1980s.

Workers most at risk are those involved in construction, shipbuilding and lagging. Symptoms can take up to 30 years to appear after exposure, and due to this lag it is expected that the number of cases diagnosed will peak around 2016.

Asbestosis remains one of the most common work related diseases, it is an illness that can be fatal as those exposed to asbestos are at risk of developing lung cancer.

Asbestosis generally only affects people exposed to a large amount of asbestos over a prolonged period, and includes demolition workers, electricians and plumbers.

Both asbestosis and mesothelioma are caused by overexposure to asbestos, however they are not the only diseases. Workers can develop lung cancer, non-malignant pleural disease and pleural thickening.

If you have been exposed to asbestos at work and are now experiencing respiratory problems, seek immediate medical advice.

Due to the slow development in symptoms there may be a lot of legal wrangling before your employer agrees to settle your claim. You are therefore advised to seek specialist legal help to guide you through the claims process.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a work related illness find out about making a claim.

Why choose us as your claims solicitor?

  • We have specialist solicitors with experience winning industrial disease claims.
  • We are dedicated to getting our clients the maximum compensation possible.
  • We are here to help you through every stage of the claims process.
  • We can help you compile the evidence needed to support your claim
  • We understand how devastating an asbestosis diagnosis can be and are sympathetic to your needs.
  • We work on a 'No Win-No Fee' basis and so you only pay us if we win you compensation.

To discuss your case with an industrial disease specialist call 0800 633 5730. Alternatively fill in our call back form and we'll be in touch at a time that suits you.


 

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