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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

    Accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Why would you need an accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Even in the heart of Snowdonia national park, accidents and work-related illnesses occur, so whether you are having a holiday in the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, using at as base to explore Snowdonia, or whether you live and work there, you could be searching for an accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog.

    In the past, Blaenau Ffestiniog was the town which roofed the world, or at least the UK, as slate from the quarries there was in great demand. However working in a slate quarry, or any other quarry, come to that, can be hazardous to health.


    Silicosis is an illness which is contracted from the mineral silica, which is found in rock and stone. If you work in a quarry, then there is the possibility that you will come into contact with dust which could contain silica. If you breathe in the silica-containing dust over a long period of time it will damage and scar the lungs’ tissue. This gives rise to silicosis of which there are three types, Chronic, Acute and Accelerated silicosis.

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    Acute silicosis is contracted when you breathe in high levels of silica dust over a relatively short period of time. People with acute silicosis will have a low level of oxygen in their blood and their lungs may fill up with fluid. This is the type of silicosis which is categorized in the UK as an industrial or work-related disease.

    Silicosis suffers usually have some difficulty breathing and may cough up blood and people who contract silicosis are at risk of getting tuberculosis (TB).

    Accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog

    If you have been diagnosed with a work-related illness within the last three years, then you may be able to claim personal injury compensation and should talk to an accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog if that is where you live. There are, of course, accident solicitors all over the UK. You may not find an accident solicitor in Blaenau Ffestiniog who is able to deal with your claim because he/she lacks the experience of dealing with such cases.

    If you are unable to find an accident solicitor in your locality who has the experience of dealing with claims such as yours, you could contact Accident Advice Helpline.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm with an in-house team of solicitors who live and work all over Britain. They are all skilled in the field of personal injury compensation claims and will have the expertise you need.

    You can check us out online on our Accident Advice Helpline website. When you get to the landing page, you will see our 30-second test which calculates how much compensation you could get if your claim were successful.

    If you have had an accident which was not your fault within the last three years, contact us and find out how we can help you. You can call us at any time – and we mean at any time, on our helpline numbers: – 0800 689 0500 and from mobiles 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 17th June 2013

    Author: leva20

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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