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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

    Personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames

    A personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames can assist you in making a claim for personal injury compensation

    Most manufacturing companies back in the middle of the last century used asbestos extensively, then the realisation of how dangerous it was came to light and in the UK it was banned in 1999. This was unfortunately too late, as even up to today there are effects of asbestos-related conditions being reported.

    If you have been diagnosed with a condition caused by asbestos exposure, then you have up to three years from the date of diagnosis in which to make a claim. The reason why we say from the date of diagnosis is because the effects can sometimes not show themselves for up to 40 years.

    Asbestos exposure effects

    Asbestos becomes dangerous as it is made up of tiny little sharp fibres. If these stay together its safe, but this is not the case. Even the slightest movement turns asbestos to dust, which becomes airborne and is easily inhaled, sitting on the lungs causing untold damage. If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, then a personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames will help you to make a claim for compensation.

    If you can prove that your disease was caused by the negligence of your employer, then a personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames would contact your employer’s insurer to settle the claim. Even if your company no longer exists, we can still make a claim.

    Just a few of the asbestos-related problems for which a personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames could help you to make a claim include:

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    • Pleural plaques;
    • Asbestosis;
    • Asbestos-related lung cancer;
    • Rounded atelectasis (folded lung); and
    • Diffuse pleural thickening.

    How to make your asbestos claim with a personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames at Accident Advice Helpline

    With our 15 years of experience in asbestos-related claims, we have helped numerous amounts of people to claim what they are rightfully entitled to. If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, contact a personal injury lawyer in Richmond-upon-Thames at Accident Advice Helpline. If you are too ill due to the effects of an asbestos-related disease, you should have a family member or friend contact us on your behalf.

    Please contact our helpline on 0800 180 4123. Our friendly and dedicated advisers are ready to help you all they can and get your claim started for you. If after they have provided you with all the information you still wish to proceed, all you need to do is relax and let us do all the work. We will only contact you with information that you would need, there will be no hassle and we will make the whole process as stress-free as possible.

    Date Published: 1st March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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