We all like to think that when we go to work we are going to be safe; however, this is not always the case. Although work place accidents and injuries do occur, and in some occupations can be fairly common, another area where you might be able to make a compensation claim in Thames Ditton is when it comes to industrial diseases.
What is an industrial disease?
An industrial disease is an illness or disease that you contract which can be directly attributable to your work place or environment. Such conditions include:
- Respiratory diseases (such as asthma)
- Vibration white finger
- Skin conditions
Many workers do not even realise that their condition and the symptoms they are experiencing are as a direct result of the type of work they do, or the environment they have been exposed to.
Making a compensation claim in Thames Ditton for Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a type of lung cancer that is almost always caused solely by exposure to asbestos. This exposure invariably occurs 15-45 years before symptoms and a diagnosis were present.
Unfortunately the early symptoms of mesothelioma are often similar to other more benign illnesses however they include:
- Shortness of breath
- Constant chest pain
- Weight loss
- Swelling of the feet
- Bowel obstruction
If you know or think you may have been exposed to asbestos and have any of these symptoms it is best to get yourself checked out by a doctor as soon as possible.
How can Accident Advice Helpline Help?
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, Accident Advice Helpline can help you make a compensation claim in Thames Ditton.
The first step is to get in touch with us to discuss your case. You can do this by:
- Calling our Freephone helpline number. Our professional and friendly customer service advisers are available 24/7 to answer any queries you may have and they can start the ball rolling on your compensation claim in Thames Ditton straight away.
- Complete our online enquiry form and request that a member of our team gives you a call back. You will be able to give us some brief details about your diagnosis and the background to your compensation claim in Thames Ditton which we will of course treat in the strictest of confidence.
- Take our 30 second test which you will find on our website. This will give you an immediate idea of the validity of your compensation claim in Thames Ditton and will also give you some estimate as to how much your compensation claim might be worth.
No matter how you get in touch with us you will be under no obligation to proceed with your compensation claim in Thames Ditton. We understand that coping with a life changing disease such as mesothelioma can take some time to adjust to, and we will not pressure you to make any decisions you might not be ready to make at this time.
When you are ready to proceed, our specialised in-house solicitors will be there with you every step of the way, no matter how long it takes.
Date Published: 4th September 2013
Author: David Brown