Work Accident Claims

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Industrial Disease Claims

If you have suffered an accident in the work place, or developed an industrial disease through your working practices, you need expert advice to decide whether you can claim compensation for you work injury and expenses. You may well be able to make a workman's compensation claim.

What is a workmans compensation claim?

There are many different types of claim that are often referred to as industrial disease claims, or workmens compensation claims. These include:

  • Asbestos Claims
  • Mesothelioma Claims
  • Vibration White Finger
  • Knee Bursitis/Beat Knee
  • Industrial Deafness
  • Repetitive Strain Injury Claims

Industrial Disease Claims

Our guide to industrial disease claims can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Industrial disease claims are notorious for being troublesome and difficult to prove. With so many diseases found in workers usually in heavy industry or in workers dealing with hazardous substances, it can be awkward to pin down who is responsible for contamination and whether health and safety guidelines were followed by any company involved. This is especially true of mesothelioma claims and asbestos-related cases where workers have not become symptomatic until decades after the work was undertaken.

There are ways around these problems, the most important being adequate medical records of any condition relating to an industrial disease claim. Any medical evidence demonstrating a condition being brought about as a result of employment is essential as it is the foundation of any industrial disease claim. There are many diseases that constitute an industrial disease claim including asbestos-related conditions, asthma, emphysema, deafness, tenosynovitis and vibration white finger, if you are suffering from any of these it is likely that you could claim a substantial amount of money.

The government has ruled that all employers have a duty of care toward their employees and that every precaution should be taken to avoid risking an employee’s health. Health and Safety guidelines have been established for many years, and are particularly stringent with regards to heavy and hazardous industries.

Your solicitor will need details of any companies you worked for in these industries, length of employment details and, for each example, to who you were answerable. Your solicitor will have to build a picture from this evidence of whether you were responsible for your exposure to any hazardous substances or whether the strict health and safety guidelines were not adhered to.

Once a case has been made for an employer’s negligence, you will then be able to claim for loss of earnings, stress, and medical treatment. There are many solicitors that specialise in the area of industrial disease claims and a simple search on the internet can show you which of those deal with your condition in particular. If you do not have access to the Internet you can contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau who will give you independent advice about which company to contact.

1stClaims provide advice to our clients across the UK

We will advise you whether you can make an accident in the work place compensation claim, how to make a claim, and will help you along every step of the way. Of course this service will cost you nothing as we will recover the costs of the claim from the party at fault for your suffering.

Can We Help You?

If you would like 1stClaims’ expert Industrial Disease Solicitors on your side please call us free on 0800 2888 693 or complete our Free Claim Enquiry form now and we will be in touch with you very soon.

We are here to help you from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday,
8.30am to 6pm on Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sundays.


What Happens Next?

Complete a Quick Claim Enquiry and this is what you will benefit from:

  1. Advice on whether you can make a claim and how the claims process works from a specialist claims solicitor;
  2. Compensation - what can you claim for and how much are you likely to receive;
  3. Costs - your options for funding your claim; and
  4. An explanation of what will happen next if you decide to carry on and make a claim (how your solicitor will take care of everything for you).

All on a free, no obligation Quick Claim Enquiry Advice Call.

Call free now on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01348 630 720) or make a Quick Claim Enquiry »

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Why Choose Us for Industrial Disease?

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