Lung Disease Compensation

Numerous individuals may have been exposed to harmful substances during their employment. As a result of exposure to these substances, they may now suffer from lung disease and therefore be entitled to compensation. Examples of substances which may be harmful include:

  • asbestos
  • different forms of dust
  • welding fumes
  • chemical vapours

There are a number of occupations in which lung disease is at a greater risk of being developed. These include:

If you have recently been diagnosed with lung disease you should determine whether it is possible to establish how or where you developed the condition. If you feel that it is possible that the disease has arisen as a result of a current or previous employment you should contact our solicitors ** in Bolton as you may well be entitled to compensation.

Lung Disease Claim Lawyers

The amount of compensation will vary depending on a number of determining factors. These include, but not limited to, the severity of the condition, the cause of the illness and the detriment (financial or otherwise) that has been suffered as a result of the lung disease. Our lawyers ** will ask you some questions in order to determine whether you have a claim and give you an indication of the amount of compensation that has been awarded in similar cases.

A collection of the most common lung diseases — arising out of a breach of health and safety regulations in the work place — are known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD includes bronchitis and emphysema in varying forms, and if you suffer from COPD, you may well be entitled to lung disease compensation. The symptoms of COPD will depend on the specific circumstances, severity, and type of condition, but commonly include:

  • coughing
  • wheezing
  • being short of breath
  • anxiety
  • in some cases, depression.

There may also be steps that are required after diagnosis to ensure that the condition is properly controlled and does not worsen. This is another reason to contact our solicitors ** as soon as is reasonably possible in order to assess your case for lung disease compensation.

Industrial Disease Solicitors in Bolton

Call us on 01204 802 050^ or of you prefer you can also contact us online for more information.

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