Even in the 21st century, there are still workers who become exposed to harmful substances on a daily basis. This can lead to various industrial diseases with wide ranging health implications. We are specialists in industrial disease claims, and have some of the best industrial disease solicitors in the UK working for us. Read on to find out more on how to claim for compensation.
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Industrial Disease Compensation
It’s a sad fact of working in industry that workers can be exposed to harmful substances and as a result contract a disease or become ill. If it’s possible to prove that your employer was responsible for your illness due to exposing you to substances, then there’s every possibility that we can represent with your industrial disease compensation claims.
Industrial Disease Claims – The Responsibility
At the core of any industrial disease claim is the act of apportioning responsibility and blame. All employers in the UK are legally required to protect their workers against the risk of industrial disease and illness with preventative and protective measures.
If we find that your employer has failed in their responsibilities and are to blame for your illness then we can proceed with making industrial disease claims on your behalf, and that of your co-workers.
So as an example, if you have been paid to work in conditions where your health was at risk then we will be able to take action against them. Often we find that employers have failed to adhere to UK legislation on health and safety, which in turn has led to their staff becoming ill. This is where the bulk of our industrial disease claims for compensation arise.
Our industrial disease lawyers and solicitors will assess your case and look at all of the evidence and then proceed to get industrial disease compensation awarded that will cover off all damages incurred – both mental and physical. This will include aspects such as medical costs, travel costs, expenses incurred, and other monies that could be owed. The industrial disease claims process is designed to ensure that your life is as close to what it was before your illness as possible.
How the Industrial Disease Compensation Claims Process Works
For a no-obligation free discussion with one of our expert industrial disease solicitors all you need to do is call our Freephone number at the top of our accident and personal injury claims website. Alternatively you can complete the form you see on the right of this page for an immediate call back.
- Call us on Freephone 01252354433
- Speak to an expert in industrial disease claims
- Describe your symptoms and circumstances
- Receive immediate advice on whether we can proceed with compensation for you
Types of Industrial Disease Claims
Over the last decade, our solicitors have worked on many different forms of industrial disease compensation claims. This range from aspects such as industrial deafness claims, accident at work compensation, and hearing loss claims. Because of that there are expertly placed to help you to win the most amount of compensation for industrial disease. Below are a list of previous scenarios we have helped UK workers and employees claim for:
- Noisy working environments leading to industrial deafness and hearing loss
- Contact with dangerous chemicals leading to burns
- Inhalation of dangerous substances leading to breathing problems or lung disease
- Employers not providing adequate safety clothing and equipment
- Asbestos poisoning and mesothelioma or lung cancer
- Exposure to dyes and chemicals resulting in bladder cancers
- Brain injury claims as a result of solvent inhalation
- Skin complaints and dermatitis arising from irritants in the workplace
- Vibration injuries due to working with industrial machinery and tools
- Breathing problems such as asthma
- Cancer in the nose or nasal problems from dust and chemical exposure
This is just a short selection of scenarios where workers have asked us to help them with industrial disease claims. Even if you don’t see your illness or health problem on that list please still call us to discuss the details so we can help you to win compensation as quickly as possible.
Our Industrial Disease Solicitors
Once we have assessed your industrial disease claim we will assign you with your own local industrial disease solicitor. The initial call you make into us is completely free, and our industrial disease solicitors work only on a no win no fee* arrangement meaning there is no financial risk for you in proceeding with industrial diseases compensation.
So if you have suffered from an illness whilst at work or due to the occupation you have been in, then we would love to be able to help you. Simply call us today, or complete the call-back form that you see to the right of the page. Once you have done that one of our experts will speak to you and give you free legal advice on how the industrial disease claims works, and what we can do for you.
How Our Industrial Disease Solicitors Work
We work on a no win no fee* agreement. All of our industrial disease solicitors are very friendly, approachable, and have many years of experience in working on industrial disease claims and so exactly what process to go through in order to maximise your chances of the most compensation.
- Call our Freephone number for free advice from our solicitors
- We will work on a no win no fee* agreement with no financial risk to you
- Our solicitors can visit you at home or at hospital
- Our industrial disease claims call centre is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
The industrial disease lawyers that we partner with are extremely experienced in cases such as these and have successfully won very large industrial disease compensation awards for our clients. All solicitors are very friendly, professional, and will explain the entire process in straight-forward terms so you know exactly where you stand with your industrial disease claim.