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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

    How much compensation for occupational disease?


    Do you need to know how much compensation for occupational disease you could receive?

    You may have suffered an injury in an accident that was not your fault in the last three years, and be currently wondering how much compensation you could get for your injury.

    It is also possible that you have been diagnosed with a work-related illness or an occupational disease within the last three years and be wondering, ‘How much compensation for occupational disease is paid?’

    Did you know that you can also claim personal injury compensation for an illness for which another person was responsible, such as food poisoning?

    How much compensation for occupational disease or illness is paid?

    It is difficult to answer this question whether it is for an illness or an injury, because there are so many variables to take account of when calculating the amount of compensation you might be awarded. There is a big difference between the minimum and maximum amounts of compensation you might receive. To answer the question more accurately, (although not precisely) a solicitor would need to study your medical reports, as well as research past payments of compensation for claims such as yours. They would also need to consult the guidelines for compensation set out by the Judicial Studies Board.

    Making a personal injury claim

    If you are thinking of making a personal injury compensation claim, then you would have to prove that your illness was in no way your fault, but that it was caused by negligence of another person. If you are suffering from an occupational illness, you have three years from the date of your diagnosis to make a compensation claim. Your illness may have been developing for much longer than this.

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    Claim experts at Accident Advice Helpline

    If you believe you have grounds for making a personal injury compensation claim, then you should contact us at Accident Advice Helpline. Visit our website and then perhaps you will want to call us on one of our numbers. We are one of the top law firms in the UK and we will work hard to help you get the maximum compensation you deserve.

    Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Alternatively, you can choose to text the phrase, ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you back as soon as possible. For expert legal advice, why not call us now? You can ask one of our advisers, ‘How much compensation for occupational disease is payable?’ and find out more about the legal process. Our initial advice is free, so there is nothing to stop you from chatting to us today.

    Date Published: 4th October 2013

    Author: leva20

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