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    Category : Asbestos claims

    Claiming compensation for asbestos exposure


    If you have ever worked with asbestos in the past, that irritating cough you have recently developed may be far more serious than you first thought possible. In recent years, there have been increases in the numbers of injuries that have arisen as the result of exposure to this harmful substance. Even though the majority of people….

    Can I claim for asbestos poisoning?


    At the Accident Advice Helpline, we sometimes receive enquiries from people who want to know if they can make a claim for asbestos poisoning.  In order to answer both this question and others related to asbestos compensation claims, we have compiled the information outlined below. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was widely used….

    How to make asbestosis claims


    Asbestos causes around 5000 deaths per year and exposure can lead to devastating diseases such as asbestosis. If you have been the victim of asbestos exposure leading to you contracting asbestosis you could make a claim for compensation. Asbestosis claims can help towards medical costs, lost wages and any emotional pain you have experienced. What….

    Mesothelioma advice


    Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. The name comes from the fact that the asbestos exposure affects the mesothelial cells in the body. These are found in the lungs, heart and abdomen. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and need mesothelioma advice, contact Accident Advice Helpline. Asbestos….

    Compensation for mesothelioma from work


    Asbestos is a fibrous substance which has been banned from use due to its toxicity. However, it was abundantly used many years ago for its desirable properties as an insulation material and can still be found today in many old buildings. The inhalation of its fibres can lead to asbestos-related illnesses such as asbestosis, which….

    How to make asbestos illness claims


    Asbestos is a harmful substance if you are exposed to it. Asbestos, once airborne, can be breathed in causing serious illness and affecting your health. Asbestos has been used in buildings up until the 1990s and while many older buildings still have asbestos in them you may end up being exposed to it in your….

    How to claim asbestos cancer compensation


    Asbestos cancer compensation can be paid out in situations where someone has contracted cancer that was directly caused by exposure to asbestos. This used to be viewed as a miracle building material but this is no longer the case. We did not know how dangerous asbestos was in the past, but now we are all….

    Compensation for asbestos-related lung cancer


    The Control of Asbestos Regulations deal with the level of exposure to asbestos that employees may be subject to as part of their daily work. The substance is extremely toxic and, if the fibres are inhaled over a long time period, they can cause serious illness. In the past, asbestos was widely used in buildings….

    Compensation for council mesothelioma claims


    Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer which results when asbestos fibres are inhaled over a period of time. Asbestos was used predominantly as an insulation material during the Industrial Revolution, but its toxicity was discovered some years later so its use was limited. Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses do not manifest until years after exposure,….

    What is the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA)?


    Asbestos was banned in construction projects from 1999 but of course it is still present in many buildings which predate the ban. UKATA (UK Asbestos Training Association) provide a number of different training programmes for people whose work might bring them into contact with asbestos, either regularly or as a rare one off. Asbestos related….

    Compensation for asbestos in schools


    In the 1960s and 1970s, asbestos was a material which was widely used in the building of schools, office blocks and other commercial buildings. Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material which is still found today in many buildings, although it was banned for use in the UK in 1999. Asbestos was used to insulate….

    Compensation for asbestos-related death


    Most of us recognise that asbestos is a very dangerous substance. It occurs in several forms, some of which are potentially far more dangerous than others. However, exposure to any form of asbestos can potentially result in an asbestos-related death for anyone who worked with that substance or near it for any period of time…..

    Who’s to blame for my asbestos exposure?


    Asbestos was once used in a range of materials from insulation to fireproof gear, but thankfully we now know that exposure to it can be deadly. However it may be that you have been accidentally exposed to asbestos you didn’t know was present, for example when carrying out building works or demolition. If this has….

    How to claim asbestos-related illness compensation


    Most of us have heard about asbestos and the dangers it presents to our health. It was not always known how dangerous it was, however. Years ago it was used as a practical and useful material in many building projects. Today it still exists in some buildings and where this is the case, special rules….

    Compensation for exposure to asbestos at work


    Asbestos is a dangerous substance which has been banned from use due to its ability to cause serious illness to those exposed. If the fibres are inhaled, they remain in the lungs for decades and can cause respiratory problems. These difficulties can progress to become asbestosis, a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs. The illness….

    How to claim asbestos illness compensation


    Asbestos was once thought to be a practical and innovative building material. It did have good properties that made it worth using, but now we know it also has extreme health risks. Asbestos-related illnesses have led to early death for some people, and anyone who has worked with it or near it in the past….

    Compensation for teachers exposed to asbestos


    Most people are now aware that asbestos is potentially dangerous. When inhaled the fibres get stuck in the lungs and cannot be expelled. Over the course of many years they can trigger mesothelioma, a form of cancer that is not able to be treated or cured. This form of cancer is directly associated with asbestos….

    Illness you could sustain from asbestos


    Nowadays, we are all aware of the dangers posed by asbestos. It may seem hard to believe now, but asbestos was once hailed as a wondrous thing – ideal for use in many building scenarios and situations. Its versatility made it a practical and useful item to have around, but nowadays we know it came….

    Asthma caused by isocyanates


    While most cases of asthma occur as hereditary conditions or in young children or people who are susceptible to it, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes it can crop up in older people as a result of something in their environment. This might occur in a workplace that has not catered for all potential hazards….

    Who’s to blame for my asbestosis?


    Asbestosis is normally diagnosed by a doctor after a victim has been repeatedly exposed to asbestos fibres which have become airborne and been breathed in over a long period of time. Breathing in asbestos fibres can damage the lungs causing cancers and scarring. Asbestosis is a devastating illness and if you are an asbestosis victim….

    Why attend an Asbestos Awareness Training Course?


    Asbestos is a substance harmful to health that may be prevalent in many old buildings and on construction sites. Anyone who may come into contact with this substance must be fully trained, particularly if there is a chance that equipment may cut through it and it could become airborne. Asbestos Awareness courses are available to….

    How to make mesothelioma claims


    Mesothelioma is a serious cancer which can form either in the lungs (pleural mesothelioma) or in the abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma). Although mesothelioma is quite a rare cancer, according to Cancer Research UK, nearly all mesothelioma diagnosed in the lungs or chest is a direct result from exposure to asbestos. If you have recently been diagnosed….

    How to claim workplace asbestos compensation


    Every employer has a firm duty to make sure the workplace they provide for their employees is perfectly safe for them to use. Thankfully this will be the case in most situations. However, it has come to light in recent years that some buildings have asbestos in them. This means there is a chance the….

    Conditions asbestos exposure could lead to


    Asbestosis is an awful disease, caused by exposure to asbestos. The conditions asbestos exposure could lead to are numerous, and in many cases, deadly. If you have been exposed to asbestos and you’re now suffering with asbestosis you should seriously consider making a claim for compensation for your condition. Take advice from Accident Advice Helpline….

    Long term effects of exposure to asbestos


    There are numerous long term effects of exposure to asbestos that you will need to know about if you have been exposed over the past few decades. Asbestosis is a chronic lung disease. Scar-like tissue forms in the lungs, and this scar tissue (fibrosis) reduces your lung function, making breathing more difficult. Your lungs may….

    How to make asbestos claims


    If you’re looking at how to make asbestos claims, we’re here to help you. Accident Advice Helpline are a popular law firm, one of the largest in the UK, and we have plenty of legal expertise when it comes to making claims for asbestos-related diseases. Do you need to know how to make asbestos claims?….

    Employers responsibility to minimise exposure to asbestos


    Have you ever been exposed to asbestos? Have you developed a serious illness as result of this exposure? If this is the case then did you know you may be entitled to claim compensation for your illness and any expenses associated with it? If you’re wondering why you may be entitled to claim compensation, it….

    What is asbestos?


    If you work in industry or in the construction trade you may have sometimes wondered, what is asbestos? Asbestos is an extremely heat-resistant fibrous silicate mineral that is fire resistant and has been used as an insulating material or used in brake linings. It can also be woven into fabric which makes it easy to….

    The cost of making asbestos claims


    If you have ever been exposed to asbestos and you are considering making a claim for compensation then you should think about contacting us here at Accident Advice Helpline. We’re one of the UK’s largest law firms and have been making claims for asbestos-related diseases since we were established in 2000. If you’d like to….

    Asbestos claim lawyer


    “Exposure to asbestos is the biggest single cause of work-related deaths in the UK” (Health and Safety Executive’s campaign, Asbestos: The Hidden Killer) Over 4,000 people a year die from asbestos-related disease in the UK. These diseases initially result in loss of quality-of-life, before the loss of life itself. A specialist asbestos claim lawyer could….

    Mesothelioma legal help


    Get mesothelioma legal help in the UK There are numerous mesothelioma sufferers in the United Kingdom and evidence shows many are victims of the disease because of negligence in the workplace and unnecessary exposure to asbestos materials. The UK has a long history of legislation about asbestos exposure and compensation for mesothelioma victims and it is….

    Legal services for mesothelioma


    Accident Advice Helpline can provide you with an experienced asbestos solicitor who will provide you with legal services for mesothelioma. Accident Advice Helpline will work hard to help you to win compensation for any illness you have as a consequence of asbestos poisoning. Accident Advice Helpline’s solicitor will work for you on a no-win, no-fee….

    Legal advice for mesothelioma


    Sadly, asbestos was once widely used in industry and construction, but in recent times its harmful effects have become more apparent to individuals who worked with it for years. If you were exposed to asbestos and are now suffering from a related condition, then you may be entitled to make an asbestos claim. You can certainly….

    Mesothelioma Asbestos Exposure


    Do you suffer from mesothelioma asbestos exposure? Asbestos was once widely used in both industry and construction related jobs. Unfortunately, in recent years the harmful effects of asbestos have become apparent. If you have at any point in your life been exposed to asbestos, and you are now suffering from mesothelioma or another asbestos related….

    Mesothelioma Asbestos Claims


    Mesothelioma Asbestos Claims Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer most frequently caused by exposure to asbestos. Even though the use of asbestos has been banned in the UK since the 1990s, it can still be found in buildings and other products. For this reason, only licensed professionals can now work with the substance. Unfortunately, by….

    Mesothelioma Asbestos Claim


    Mesothelioma Asbestos Claim Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer most frequently caused by exposure to asbestos. Even though the use of asbestos has been banned in the UK since the 1990s, it can still be found in buildings and other products. For this reason, only licensed professionals can now work with the substance. Unfortunately, by….

    How to make an asbestosis claim


    Are you looking to make an asbestosis claim, but are unsure of how you should proceed? This is one area of personal injury that still worries many individuals due to the complexities involved, and often the timescale. It doesn’t matter how long ago you suffered your asbestos-related injuries — you may well still be able….

    Asbestosis and mesothelioma


    Asbestosis and mesothelioma : What help is available to victims? Mesothelioma is a cancer and asbestosis is a chronic, prolonged lung disease caused by exposure to asbestos, a building and insulating material widely used until the end of the 20th Century. This exposure is likely to have taken place over a period of years, during….

    Asbestosis


    What is asbestosis? Asbestosis is a long-term serious lung condition, caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos, a material which was widely used as an insulator and protection against fire before its poisonous properties became known. It is caused when the inhalation of asbestos fibres results in serious damage to the lungs, increasing the chances of….

    Asbestosis compensation


    Asbestosis compensation: Contemplating making a claim “The story of asbestos-related disease is one of the great tragedies in public health in recent times. Asbestos-related diseases kill more people than road accidents in the UK each year, and the number is still growing – deaths are set to peak around 2016.” (Dame Helena Shovelton, former-Chief Executive,….

    Asbestosis claims


    Asbestosis claims Are you suffering from asbestosis as a result of asbestos exposure in the workplace? Accident Advice Helpline could help you claim compensation for your battle “Being diagnosed with asbestosis has ruined the short amount of life I have left” Asbestosis and other asbestos-related lung diseases are claiming more lives every week than any….

    Asbestosis claim


    What is asbestosis? Asbestosis is a disease of the lungs whereby breathing becomes difficult, coughing becomes more frequent and severe. In some more advanced cases, fingers become swollen. Asbestosis is caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos and, although asbestos use is now regulated in the UK, symptoms of asbestosis often do not present themselves until….

    Asbestosis definition


    An asbestosis definition For many people suffering from an industrial disease, an asbestosis definition may be helpful. Asbestosis is a serious lung condition which can affect people exposed to asbestos. When the material was used in the construction industry, anyone from shipbuilders to railways engineers were handling it on a daily basis and the discontinuation of….

    Solicitors for asbestos claims


    Asbestos diseases can result from the inhalation of asbestos fibres. While many people inhale asbestos fibres over the course of their lifetime, very few people fall ill from their exposure. Those unfortunate enough to do so may suffer from one of the following diseases and require the professional services of solicitors for asbestos claims: Mesothelioma….

    Asbestos Solicitor


    Finding a great asbestos solicitor to help you win the compensation you deserve Accident Advice Helpline can help you with an experienced asbestos solicitor who will help you to win compensation for any ill health implications you have as a consequence of asbestos poisoning. Accident Advice Helpline’s solicitors will work for you on a no-win, no-fee….

    Asbestos settlement


    Achieving an asbestos settlement for asbestos-related diseases If you have an asbestos-related illness, you could be entitled to an asbestos settlement. Provided that there is medical evidence, such as a diagnosis given by a GP, linking your illness to your exposure to the poisonous microscopic fibres released by asbestos, you are well on your way….


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