Could you make a claim for asbestos fibres compensation? While asbestos was once used heavily in all kinds of building projects, this is no longer the case. There was a time when no one realised just how dangerous the substance was. Since it took many years – sometimes several decades – for people exposed to it to fall ill, it would be a long time before the risks and dangers associated with asbestos to come to light.
Today however, it is easier to get expert advice if you have been diagnosed with a disease that can be directly associated with exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma, asbestosis and other similar conditions can be caused by such exposure. If you think you have a chance to claim asbestos fibres compensation, now is the time to find out more.
How much could you win?
It all depends on the individual situation, the severity of the disease you have and the individual facts of your case. In some instances, the relatives of someone who has already died from a disease caused by asbestos exposure have won compensation for their loss.
The most important thing – and the best way to determine how much you might win in asbestos fibres compensation – is to get advice from a professional injury compensation lawyer. Some of them specialise in asbestos-related claims, so if you can contact one you can discuss your case in detail with them to find out more.
Contact AAH to get the advice you need in this situation
The fibres in asbestos can be breathed in and lodge themselves in the lungs. Once they are there you cannot get rid of them. Since we never knew the risks, no one was worried about this material. Now we are finding out about people and illnesses caused by these fibres that were breathed in decades ago.
Don’t suffer alone without having a chance to claim compensation for your condition. Accident Advice Helpline has already handled many compensation claims made for exposure to asbestos fibres at some point in the past. Our enquiry line, on 0800 689 0500, is open 24 hours a day right through the week and the weekend as well. If you call us we might be able to pair you with the right lawyer in your area who can potentially deal with your case. Make that call today so you know where you stand.
Date Published: September 24, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead