Industrial disease is damage to your health due to your working environment. Unlike an industrial accident which happens quickly, the development of an industrial disease may take longer to show signs. Examples of industrial disease include tinnitus due to a noisy working environment or contact dermatitis due to working with chemicals.
Under Health and Safety Regulations, your employers must take appropriate precautions to keep you safe. Indeed, by law, employers are responsible for the entire health and safety of their employees while at work or carrying out work related duties.
Your employer may hold Employers Liability Insurance. This insurance covers your employer for personal injury claims if someone has develops an industrial disease due to their work environment. So, if you have developed an industrial disease, you should be able to claim for compensation.
Are you wondering how to claim Industrial disease compensation?
In order for your claim to be successful, you need to show that you have developed your Industrial disease as a consequence of your working environment. Recent awards for Industrial disease compensation include £48,000 for a mesothelioma claim and £5000 for scarring due to a chemical burn.
Accident Advice Helpline can give you advice on whether you can claim and guide you through the process. Just phone us at Accident Advice Helpline on our 24/7 Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or call us from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. You will be put in touch with one of our knowledgeable staff who will be able to tell you in a few minutes if you are entitled to claim industrial disease compensation and advise you if you have a good chance at winning. Alternatively, you could try out our unique online 30-second test to see how much compensation you may be entitled to.
Why should you use Accident Advice Helpline for your Industrial disease compensation claim?
The benefits of asking Accident Advice Helpline to explain to you how to claim industrial disease compensation include these fantastic guarantees:
- With Accident Advice Helpline, no upfront fee is required to start the claim process.
- Accident Advice Helpline’s specialist solicitors, together with our 100% no win no fee promise, means you and your claim will be in safe hands. We will support you through the entire process, risk free.
- Our UK leading compensation service, endorsed by Consumer Queen Esther Rantzen, includes a 24/7 legal advice helpline.
You want Accident Advice Helpline to help you make a claim for Industrial disease compensation. What should you do now?
If you have decided that you want to make a claim, or even if you are just thinking about it, you should get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline now. You can speak to one of our personal injury specialist team members who can advise you what to do next.
So, if you have suffered industrial disease as a consequence of your work environment and want guidance on how to claim for industrial disease, give Accident Advice Helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. You can start your claim today.
Date Published: 27th October 2013
Author: David Brown