Industrial Disease Claims Compensation in Stockport
Our industrial disease solicitors can offer you a free phone consultation for people in Stockport who feel they have contracted an illness due to the workplace or occupation. No matter what form of illness you developed whilst working, we can offer you the legal support that you need.
Call now to speak to an advisor, tell us your circumstances, and we can quickly tell you whether we can represent you and whether or not you claim for industrial disease compensation. All of our solicitors are available on a no win no fee* basis.
What is Industrial Disease?
Industrial disease is classed as an illness brought on when a worker has been doing their daily work. It can manifest itself in a number of different diagnoses which range from cancers, skin complaints, deafness, and lung disease. It can also be classed as work-related stress too.
If during the legal process is can be proved that the employer was responsible, for the illness due to working conditions, then it’s possible to investigate making an industrial disease compensation claim.
Blame will typically occur where our solicitors can prove that the company you worked for was neglectful in their duty of care. This can include aspects such as not providing the proper safety equipment, exposing employees to dangerous substances, or not having proper health and safety training and procedures in place.
Our industrial disease look at all of the factors and evidence will establish that your employer has not protected you – once that has been established it’s then possible to settle on compensation amounts with the various insurance companies involved… even if it’s many years since you worked for the company, and even if the business no longer exists.
Industrial Disease Types
There are many different types of industrial disease that we can support you with. These include examples that you can see below:
- Asbestos, asbestosis, and mesothelioma
- Industrial hearing loss and industrial deafness
- Repetitive strain injury (or RSI)
- Respiratory problems
- Chronic bronchitis
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder
- Lung cancer
- Work-related stress
- Work-Related asthma and breathing problems
- Work-Related dermatitis
Industrial Disease Solicitors Stockport
Our solicitors have a solid reputation for making successful claims, and will guide you through the entire process with a simple and easy to understand approach. Once we have gathered the information that we need, we will proceed with the case and only need your involvement when absolutely necessary.
All of our lawyers are friendly and selected due to their plain-talking approach to the law. Because we work on a no win no fee* agreement it means you don’t have the huge financial risk that is sometimes associated with personal injury claims of this type.
Taking Legal Action Against Your Current Employer
Making a claim against your current place of work and employer doesn’t have to be stressful. UK law sets very strict legislation in place to support you in cases such as this, and all businesses are required to have effective insurance in place.
Your employer’s insurance policies are designed to protect them against financial litigation, meaning any successful industrial disease claim will be paid for by an insurance company. That means your employer will not have to pay out.
Plus, UK law also makes provisions to ensure companies cannot discriminate against employees and workers who have taken legal action such as this.
We treat all calls and cases with strict confidence. To find out more call us and talk to a specialist advisor today as part of your free consultation.
Stockport Industrial Disease Compensation Awards
Compensation amounts will vary depending on your case details. Some examples can be seen below which are for demonstration purposes only.
- Temporary bronchitis: £1,600 – £8,000
- Minor bronchitis: £8,000 – £23,000
- Shortness of breath: £23,000 – £40,000
- Emphysema, Lung Cancer, COPD, Pneumoconiosis, Chronic Bronchitis: £40,000 – £100,000
Call Now for a Free Consultation
If you believe that because of your work your health has suffered, then we can help you today. Call now on 01615168849 to discuss the details either by yourself, on behalf of a family member, of on behalf of someone who has deceased.