If you have been exposed to asbestos whilst performing your duties under the employment of the Ministry of Defence, then you might be entitled to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary.
Asbestos compensation claims in Wisbech St. Mary
Asbestos is a highly dangerous material that was used in manufacturing, construction and shipbuilding predominantly between the 1950s and 1970s.
It was a very popular substance to use due to its versatility and non-flammable nature. As such it was perfect for use in the fire-proofing and as a result many military personnel have come into contact with it over the years.
Asbestos is dangerous because it is made up of lots of tiny fibres that, when inhaled, can cause serious damage to the lungs.
If you have been exposed to asbestos then you might be able to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary.
Asbestos related diseases
There are many illnesses and diseases that are associated with asbestos, for example:
- Pleural plaques
- Pleural thickening
- Lung cancer
If you have been diagnosed with any of these diseases, and think your exposure came whilst you were working for the Ministry Defence, then you might be entitled to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary.
You might even be able to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary if you are the spouse or child of a member of the armed forced that was exposed to asbestos, as there is a chance that you also were in contact with this dangerous material if they brought it home on their uniforms.
Making an asbestos claim
If you want to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary for an asbestos related illness caused through work then the first thing you should do is seek legal advice.
Accident Advice Helpline are a specialist law firm with over 13 years’ experience in dealing with personal injury claims, including industrial diseases such as those caused by asbestos.
We know, from our experience of other sufferers, how scary and frightening a diagnosis of mesothelioma can be. We know how life changing it is and how no amount of financial compensation is going to cure your illness, or make you feel physically better.
However, we also know, having spoken to our clients that the financial compensation you might receive for a successful compensation claim Wisbech St. Mary can help you make plans for your future, plans for your families future.
You can contact Accident Advice Helpline today on our free phone helpline number. One of our friendly advisors will be able to give you more information about your compensation claim Wisbech St. Mary and will advise you on the best way to proceed.
Alternatively you can take our 30 second test which you will find on our website. By answering a few short and simple questions you can find out if you are eligible to make a compensation claim in Wisbech St. Mary, and can get a rough idea of how much your claim might be worth.