Accident Advice Helpline is here to help if you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related condition. We can help you make a successful claim for compensation against your previous employers, even if they no longer exist.
Being exposed to asbestos in the workplace can cause a wide variety of illnesses and diseases, some of which can be extremely serious and even fatal. Very often, people who have been exposed to asbestos are unaware of the damage that has been done to their bodies until they start experiencing worrying symptoms many years later. This is why for asbestos-related injuries, we extend the usual 3 year claims period at the injury compensation board.
The weeks and months after your diagnosis can be a confusing, frightening and emotional time for everyone concerned. We are here to help you throughout the entire process of your asbestos injury compensation board claim to make everything run as smoothly and conveniently as possible.
Support throughout your claim with Accident Advice Helpline
Most of the time, from start to finish, our clients never have to leave their homes. We do all the daunting paperwork and we put the most suitable lawyer on your case. We also keep you updated with everything and ensure you never feel alone by having a friendly and well-trained adviser at the end of the phone. To access our free helpline, all you need to do is dial 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 9339 from a mobile phone.
There are five main diseases associated with inhalation of asbestos fibres.
Mesothelioma – a form of cancer mainly affecting the lining of the lungs
Asbestos-related lung cancer
Asbestosis – scarring of the lung tissue
Exposure to asbestos fibres has been recognised as an occupational health hazard since the early 1900s! The very first compensation claim against asbestos manufacturers was in 1929, 84 years ago.
We believe, based on this proven information, that your employer was almost definitely well aware of the risks and dangers involved with exposing you to asbestos fibres. It was likely he sacrificed your health for his own financial gain.
Maximum compensation from the injury compensation board
Failing to provide you with the correct safety equipment such as goggles, masks, gloves and breathing apparatus, or giving you sufficient breathing breaks from the fumes and fibres, could have put you in your current predicament. We strongly believe at Accident Advice Helpline injury compensation board, that you deserve the absolute maximum compensation award possible.
You are likely to have incurred things such as travel fees, prescription costs and loss of earnings as well as a limiting quality of life. We will get you financially compensated for this using a dedicated lawyer who specialises in asbestos claims.
Date Published: 19th October 2013
Author: David Brown