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Five Industrial Diseases That You Need To Know About

Industrial disease claims.

If you are suffering from an industrial disease, compensation solicitors at Imperium Law can help you to make a claim against your employer.

Our solicitors have helped many workers claim compensation payouts from their employers for work related illnesses. For example we have been instrumental in helping British Coal workers suffering Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) claim compensation.

We take on compensation claims covering a board range of industrial diseases. We work on a No Win No Fee basis and settle claims as quickly as possible.

Asbestos and mesothelioma claims.

Asbestos was used in industry and construction throughout the 1900s, however it wasn’t until the 1970s that the danger of using it came to light. Asbestos fibres are very small, and those exposed to its dust are in danger of developing mesothelioma, asbestosis and water on the lungs.

Industrial asthma and emphysema claims.

Workers who have been exposed to fine powders such as flour, plaster, welding materials and spray paint are all at risk of developing respiratory disease. Workers are entitled to claim for industrial diseases such as asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive airways disease and pneumoconiosis.

Vibration white finger claims.

Vibration white finger is also known as HAVS or hand arm vibration syndrome. It can be brought on by using equipment that vibrates for a long period of time. Road workers and those working in construction, manufacturing and engineering businesses are all at risk of this condition.

Skin disease claims.

Workers involved in the manufacture of chemicals, soap, rubber and cleaning solutions most often suffer from work related skin diseases. Solvents and chemical fluids splashed on the skin can cause an array of skin conditions.

Industrial deafness and tinnitus claims.

Around 170,000 people in the UK are affected by industrial deafness and could be entitled to make a claim. It can be brought on by being exposed to noise that is too loud.

If you have work related illness caused by your employer's failure to protect your health and safety, then could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

To discuss your case and to find out your likely compensation payout, call 0800 633 5730 and speak to one of our specialist solicitors.