If the time comes when you or someone you know need to make a personal injury claims in Dunfermline it must be within three years of the date of the accident. However in the case of asbestos exposure and other industrial diseases the rule is not the same. In fact because these exposures can take up to 40 years to expose themselves victims are given three years from the date of a diagnosis to make a claim.
It was only realised in 1999 just how dangerous the use of asbestos in construction, shipping and manufacturing industries was. Hence it was the banned totally. But this was too late for some people; even today asbestos related cases are still being reported. This has been a problem worldwide not just in the UK and it is unknown how many people will have been affected.
Asbestos affects people when the small sharp fibers that it is made up off are moved causing then to turn to dust and float in the air. This is dangerous because the fibers then settle on your lungs leading to disease or illness usually many years later but not too late for people to make personal injury claims in Dunfermline.
You have a claim for personal injury for any industrial illness if you can prove that it was caused through negligence of your employer, even if they are no longer trading.
Some of the affects asbestos can have on the human body are: Asbestos related ling cancer, Malignant Mesothelioma, Diffuse pleural thickening or Rounded atelectasis which is a folded lung.
How to make asbestos related personal injury claims in Dunfermline
To make a claim is simple by using Accident Advice Helpline. At AAH we have over 13 years experience in dealing with personal injury claims and have been able to help many claimants suffering from asbestos related illness. It may not even be you that has been affected, it could be a friend or loved one who is unable to make a claim but you can do this on their behalf. They should not lose out just because they are too unwell to process a claim themselves.
Our helpline is just call one of our friendly and professional advisors on the free phone number 0800 180 4123 where they are waiting to help you proceed with a claim. The advisor will ask you questions about your illness and decide if you are eligible to compensation.
Once you have discussed all the details you can decide whether or not to proceed. At AAH we work on a no win no fee basis so you do not have the financial burden of starting a claim. The final decision to proceed will be totally yours our advisors will only advise and not pressurize you in any way.
Date Published: 7th August 2014
Author: David Brown