Accident Advice Helpline deals with claims for a wide range of accidents and injuries every year, including some things that may not appear to be accidents or injuries.
One area that fits this description is surely industrial disease. No accident seems to have happened, and it’s not really an “injury” as such – it’s a condition, or an illness.
But a claim can still be made through an accident lawyer in South Ribble, because when you’re suffering from an industrial disease, it’s not your fault that you developed the disease. In fact, it should never have happened. It only occurred because of your working conditions.
One condition that an accident lawyer in South Ribble can take on claims for is asbestosis.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance that has excellent properties as an insulator and a fire retardant. Unfortunately, it’s also highly dangerous to health. The fibres, if inhaled, can cause major problems.
People in many different occupations used to be routinely exposed to asbestos, and it is those people who may find, years later, possibly even well into retirement, that their health is suffering as a result.
Asbestosis is a condition in which the lung tissue has been affected by asbestos fibres. The fibres scar the lungs and thicken them, which makes breathing extremely difficult. It can also increase your risk of getting lung cancer.
The condition is irreversible. If you have it, you will need medication and care – including oxygen, to aid your respiration.
Claim compensation through an accident lawyer in South Ribble
If you’re suffering in this way, you could be eligible to receive compensation. If your case is successfully settled, the payout you receive will help you a lot – any expenses you have incurred, and will continue to incur, will be reimbursed. Part of the sum you get will be for the actual condition itself, too.
You can begin your claim with a ‘no win, no fee*’ accident lawyer in South Ribble right now, if you like, and all it takes is one phone call to Accident Advice Helpline on:
- 0800 689 0500 from a landline
- 0333 500 0993 from a mobile
The lines are open 24/7, so call whenever you like. If there’s no answer, leave a message and an adviser will call you back. Alternatively, text “claim365” to 88010 and someone will be in touch.
Your adviser will guide you through the process of claiming, explaining everything carefully. You’re guaranteed to be treated with empathy and sensitivity at all times – everyone working at Accident Advice Helpline sticks to a strict code of conduct.
If you’re eligible to claim, they will pass your case details to an accident lawyer in South Ribble on our team, and from that point, the wheels are set in motion.
Find out more on our website – or call us free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.