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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    How to claim asbestos poisoning compensation


    Imagine for a moment you are at work and you are unknowingly exposed to something you have no idea about, and you have no idea it could damage your health. You get on with your life, and then many years later you end up being diagnosed with an illness – possibly a fatal or life-limiting one – that is caused by that previous exposure.

    This is the reality of people who are diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestosis – both caused by exposure to asbestos fibres. Asbestos poisoning compensation has been paid out in many cases just like these, to people who inhaled asbestos fibres many years ago and now find out they have been made ill because of it.

    A changing life

    As you can imagine, this is upsetting and very hard to deal with. You could end up with a shortened lifespan as there is currently no known cure for mesothelioma or similar diseases caused by exposure to asbestos.

    This is why many people in this situation think about claiming asbestos poisoning compensation. They consider whether any money they could win might make the remainder of their lives easier to manage and enjoy. After all, if it was not their fault they inhaled the asbestos fibres, it lays open the possibility they could claim compensation successfully.

    The importance of getting proper legal advice

    In any situation where you are thinking about compensation amounts, you should always seek the advice of an expert lawyer. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we can connect you with lawyers who have worked with us on many similar cases in the past. When you know you are working with a lawyer with a high success rate, it makes the whole process easier to go through.

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    Start the process of being aided by a lawyer today, simply by calling AAH now on 0800 689 0500. When you do this you’ll have a chance to speak with one of our experts so you can work out whether a claim is likely to be worth making in your case. Everyone is different, which makes it all the more important to contact a company with a great team of people who are all on your side. Let a professional handle your case if you do have a good chance of making a successful claim today. One phone call gets things started and gets you on the path to potential success.

    Date Published: September 24, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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