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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

    Injury specialist in Settle

    Injury specialist in Settle

    Are you in need of an injury specialist in Settle because you’ve been exposed to asbestos at work over the years? Asbestos has been a banned substance in the UK since 1999. However, many old buildings still have this harmful substance in the insulation and other construction materials.

    It’s often the case that those who work in sectors like construction have been exposed to asbestos unwittingly. This harmful substance can cause a number of serious illnesses. If this has happened to you, you could well have grounds to seek money from your employer in damages. It depends if you can prove you were exposed to asbestos without any knowledge of it. At Accident Advice Helpline, we understand how hard it can be to live with an illness. It’s especially difficult when it’s compounded by feelings of anger and injustice because that illness was caused by someone else’s negligent actions. When it comes to finding a dedicated injury specialist in Settle, you don’t actually need representation in your local area. Many companies operate nationally, and Accident Advice Helpline is perhaps the best among them.

    Could you claim compensation?

    You could be eligible to seek compensation for an asbestos-related illness such as:

    • Industrial asthma
    • Mesothelioma
    • Asbestosis
    • Lung cancer

    Provided you developed your condition within the past three years, you could very well have a case. We have handled countless cases involving the negligence of an employer over the years. We draw on lots of prior experience to help you maximise the chances of a successful claim. It doesn’t matter whether your employer neglected to tell you there was asbestos present in the building, or failed to give you the correct safety equipment and training. If they didn’t live up to their legal obligation to provide a safe working environment for their staff, they should be held accountable.

    If you have developed one of these or other asbestos-related illness and are looking to connect with a solicitor, Accident Advice Helpline can assist.  We have over 190 solicitors working on personal injury cases across the country. Our dedicated team is responsible for the awarding of £30 million a year in damages. This is money that has helped ease the financial burden placed on families by asbestos-related illnesses. A sickness such as this can often mean you’re unable to return to work. Not working can result in a serious loss of household earnings. A compensation cheque can help cover the costs of treatment. It can also help replace lost income. This will help relieve the financial burden placed on you and your loved ones.

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    To get in touch, simply give us a call today on freephone 0800 689 0500. Alternatively, call 0333 500 0993 on your mobile. These hotlines are manned by claims experts that can give you all the information you need to make a successful injury claim. They can also connect you to an in-house lawyer that will represent your case on a no-win-no-fee basis. We cannot undo your illness. However, we’ll do our utmost to ensure you receive just financial compensation for it.

    Date Published: 2nd November 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.