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Industrial and workplace diseases

If you have been exposed to toxic or dangerous substances in the workplace and have subsequently developed an industrial, or occupational disease you may be able to claim compensation.
 
Wherever you work, in heavy industry, in a factory, office or call centre, your employer has a duty of care to you and must protect you from health risks in the workplace. This includes preventing you from being exposed to dangerous substances or unsafe working conditions.
 
If you have been exposed to toxic substances at work, or have worked in dangerous conditions you may run the risk of developing serious and life-changing illnesses.
 
These can include:
 
  • Difficulty with your breathing, lung disease or asthma
  • Cancer
  • Skin disease
  • Osteoarthritis. 
 
You may have to give up work if you become ill and lose your job on medical grounds. If this happens you may be able to make a claim against your employer.
 
Our specialist team of industrial disease lawyers has decades of experience in bringing successful claims against companies who have exposed their workers to dangerous conditions. 

We have experience of claims relating to:
 

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