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    Examples of industrial illness

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    Examples of industrial illness


    Have you developed an industrial illness?

    If you aren’t aware of the hidden dangers at your workplace, you could be at risk of developing an industrial illness. Although your employer should take steps to prevent anybody from becoming unwell, businesses don’t always do this.

    If an error occurs or they don’t take their responsibility seriously, vast numbers of employees can become unwell and this can sometimes have serious, or even deadly, consequences.

    Examples of industrial illness

    Unfortunately, there are numerous examples of industrial illness. One of the most common relates to working with asbestos. Although people are more aware of the dangers now, working with asbestos did cause many people to become seriously unwell and, in some instances, people faced life-threatening illnesses as a result of exposure to this material.

    Other examples of industrial illness include asthma, deep vein thrombosis, cumulative back injury, noise induced hearing loss, stress, dermatitis, poisoning and even multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome.

    All of these types of illnesses can have a significant impact on your quality of life so you may need to take legal action if you’ve been affected by them. If you want to find out more about claiming compensation, or if you’re keen to access more examples of industrial illness, contact us today.

    Taking legal action with Accident Advice Helpline

    We’ll do everything we can to help you make a successful personal injury claim and we’ll also make the process as stress-free as possible. Although claimants sometimes need to attend a medical assessment, they rarely have to attend court or meetings so making a claim shouldn’t take up too much of your time.

    Fortunately, we’re able to assist claimants from all over the country so your location shouldn’t prevent you from taking action either.

    We can even help you to find out how much compensation you could receive, based on the illness you’ve experienced. If you’d like to find out how much compensation you could obtain, just take our 30-second test now.

    If you’d prefer to speak to someone about taking legal action against an employer, why not get in touch with our friendly personal injury team? We’ll be able to answer your questions and provide any information you need prior to making a claim.

    If you’re worried about the cost, you needn’t be. We’re able to provide free no obligation advice and, if you choose to make a claim, we can assist you on a no-win, no-fee* basis.

    To find out more, contact Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.

    Category: Industrial illness claims

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