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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

    Industrial illnesses in Maidstone

    Whether you live in Maidstone, in Scotland, in Birmingham or anywhere else in the UK, you may be entitled to make an injury claim and receive compensation if you have suffered industrial illnesses in Maidstone. Contact the helpful lawyers from Accident Advice Helpline, if you have been in suffered injuries that needed medical attention as a result of an employers negligence.

    There are also long term problems associated with jobs, that can ruin victims lives as they can make them ill for years, and many of them cause premature death. Employers are supposed to prevent them from happening, but this is not always the case. For many years asbestos was used in the construction, shipbuilding and manufacturing industries because it was cheap, flexible and practically indestructible.  It was also very dangerous.

    Entitled to claim compensation for industrial illnesses in Maidstone ?

    There are lots of different diseases that you could suffer from being at work, not just the ones associated with asbestos. Some of the ones that occur are:

    • Malignant mesothelioma
    • Asbestosis
    • Asbestos related lung cancer
    • Emphysema
    • Industrial Deafness
    • Hand-arm vibration syndrome
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Hand arm vibration syndrome
    • Repetitive strain injury
    • Dermatitis
    • Back injuries

    At least three of these illnesses are asbestos related, and at least four of them cause an early death. The problem with all of them is they can take years to develop, and often the employee has left the job that caused it before they are aware they are ill.

    Accident claims for industrial illnesses in Maidstone

    Because of the length of time before these conditions manifest themselves, you have three years from the date of diagnosis to make your claim. Often at this point victims are really poorly and too unwell to deal with the claim themselves.  The is not a problem, at Accident Advice Helpline we will deal with family members, because we do not believe the victim should lose the compensation they are entitled to.

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    Even the fact they might not have worked for the employer for some years is not a problem, it does not absolve them of their liability. The compensation would be paid by the provider of their employers liability insurance, and if the company that employed the victim has ceased trading, the insurance company will still pay the claim.

    If you find yourself in this situation, you need to contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have dealt with numerous industrial disease claims in the 14 years since we were established and have the right experience to handle your claim on your behalf.

    We operate on a No Win No Fee basis, so victims do not need to worry about financing their claim. Contact us either through our website or on our helpline number, 0800 180 4123, and our advisors will do the rest.


    Date Published: 21st May 2014

    Author: matthew

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