Winning your Hazardous Substance Compensation Case.
There are many types of injury or disease that you can go on to develop after being exposed to hazardous substances at work.
Imperium Law are ‘No Win No Fee’ solicitors which means No Risk to you.
Workers who are exposed to dangerous chemicals during the course of their day, should by law be provided with safety equipment. They should be advised of the risks and given Health and Safety training on how to carry out their job without risk of exposure.
If you have been injured or have developed an industrial disease after exposure to hazardous substances or chemicals at work, call a solicitor on 0800 633 5730 to find out about claiming compensation.
Seek legal advice at an early stage.
While the vast majority of employers ensure their employees are protected from harm at work, some fail to follow HSE guidelines.
If you have been injured at work or have developed an illness after exposure to hazardous substances, seek immediate medical advice.
Once you have been treated, contact a specialist work injury compensation solicitor to review the circumstances of your case and advise if you are entitled to compensation.
Making a successful claim.
When making a claim it will be necessary to show that your employer was at fault and that you were harmed because of their negligence.
Our solicitors at Imperium Law are here to help you gather the evidence you will need to prove your claim.
We will guide you through the claims process and fight your corner to win your case and obtain the best settlement possible for your pain and suffering.
By making a claim you can highlight health and safety failings to prevent other employees from suffering a similar injury.
Call us for claims advice on freephone 0800 633 5730.
Hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
Today there are many types hazardous substances which employees can be exposed to in the workplace.
Claims can be made for many illnesses including:
- Arsenic poisoning.
- Lead poisoning.
- Pesticide poisoning.
- Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
- Teflon Fume poisoning.
- Trichloroethylene poisoning.
- Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether poisoning.
- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon poisoning.
- Perchlorate exposure.
If you have been made ill because you weren’t notified the chemicals you worked with were dangerous, or were not issued with safety equipment or were not given adequate health and safety training you are entitled to claim.
It will be necessary to provide documentary evidence to prove your claim, and therefore you should keep all evidence relating to your injury or illness.
- Take down details of any witnesses who can corroborate your story.
- Take photos and keep any documentation related to the hazard at work.
- Ensure your accident was properly written up in your employer’s accident record book.
- Ensure you informed your doctor of exactly how you were harmed and that it was work related.
- Keep any receipts you have related to travelling to and from medical appointments, prescriptions and any treatment you have had to pay for yourself.
Seek immediate legal advice.
If we believe it can be proved that your employer was negligent and you were harmed, our injury team at Imperium Law can offer you ‘No Win-No Fee’ legal representation.