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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

    Free claims advice in St Mawes

    Looking for free claims advice in St Mawes for industrial diseases?

    An industrial disease is a disease or condition that has been allowed to develop as a result of exposure through the workplace. Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline today if you need free claims advice in St Mawes.

    There are many different types of industrial diseases, and if you think you have been diagnosed with a condition that has been allowed to develop as a result of your job, then speak to us today. We might be able to help you make a claim for financial compensation against your employer, or former employer.

    Benzene poisoning

    One of the instances in which we might be able to provide you with free claims advice in St Mawes is benzene poisoning. Benzene is a liquid naturally found in crude oil.  It evaporates in the air very quickly, and partially dissolves in water.  It is colourless and highly flammable.  It is frequently used as a solvent in adhesives and some paint removers. Despite its wide industrial uses it is an exceptionally dangerous substance, and is subject to strict regulations governing its usage.  It is extremely poisonous and if you have been exposed to it, you might be able to use one of our injury solicitors in St Mawes to make a claim for benzene poisoning. The symptoms of benzene poisoning can include:

    • Drowsiness
    • Dizziness
    • Increased heart rate including palpitations
    • Headaches
    • Tremors (mainly of the hands)
    • Confusion
    • Unconsciousness

    Symptoms will depend on the volume of the exposure and the period of exposure. Severe cases can result in death. If you suspect you may be suffering from benzene poisoning it is important that you seek medical attention and receive the very best advice you can to counteract the problems. Simple tests will be able to establish if you have been exposed to benzene.

    Steps to take if you have suffered benzene poisoning

    If you recognise any of these symptoms and think you may have been exposed to benzene through the course of your work, then speak to us today for free claims advice in St Mawes. If you have been harmed as a result of benzene poisoning then it is important that you contact an injury solicitor as soon as possible, as there are strict time limits imposed on how long you have to make a claim for compensation. Do not lose out on the money you are entitled to because you left it too late to get in touch.

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    Contact Accident Advice Helpline

    We can help you make a no-win, no-fee claim against your employer if they have failed to protect you suitably from benzene. Give us a call today on: 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on: 0333 500 0993 to get free claims advice in St Mawes.


    Date Published: 12th January 2014

    Author: David Brown

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