Slater and Gordon Lawyers can provide immediate legal representation and sympathetic support for people exposed to Asbestos in the UK.
Call freephone 0808 175 8000 for a No Obligation, Free Consultation if you or a family member has suffered from an Asbestos related disease.
You can claim compensation for an Asbestos related disease such as Asbestosis, Mesothelioma or Asbestos induced Lung Cancer if you, or a member of your family, developed the Asbestos disease or cancer as a result of being exposed to Asbestos or Asbestos fibres in the workplace.
You can also claim compensation for an Asbestos disease if you were exposed to Asbestos fibres or dust while not at work or in a workplace; for example from exposure to Asbestos fibres on the work clothes of a family member, or if you lived near a factory where Asbestos was regularly used.
If the employer has gone out of business or is no longer operating, you can still claim Asbestos compensation through the insurance company which provided insurance at the time of the exposure to Asbestos. In many Asbestos compensation cases the former company is restored, and/or compensation is claimed under the Government’s scheme through the Pneumoconiosis (Workman’s Compensation) Act 1979.
You can claim compensation if your Asbestos related injuries are relatively minor, as it is possible to reserve the opportunity to get more damages if you develop one of the more serious Asbestos related conditions in later years.
Millions of people were exposed to Asbestos at work from the 1930s to the 1970s as its use in the construction, shipbuilding and aircraft industries was widespread. Many employers knew about the dangers of Asbestos but did not adequately protect their employees, employees’ families or local residents from being exposed to Asbestos dust or fibres.
Call our Asbestos Lawyers for a free consultation if you or a family member has suffered from an Asbestos related disease, Freephone 0808 175 8000.
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