Asbestos related diseases
- Shortness of breath;
- A persistent cough;
- Chest or shoulder pain; or
- Swollen fingertips.
- A high temperature and sweating, especially during the night;
- Loss of appetite and unexpected weight loss;
- Feeling or being sick;
- Stomach pain or swelling; or
- Diarrhoea or constipation.
How can Waldrons help you with Asbestos Related Illnesses?
If you believe you have a compensation claim to make or simply want more information, it’s advisable to get in touch as soon as possible. At Waldrons, we have a wealth of experience to support you through every step of the claim process. Get in touch with the Personal Injury team to discuss your circumstances.
What can I claim for with asbestos related illness?
- General damages, which relate to your pain and suffering;
- Special damages, which should compensate you for money that you have lost if you have taken time off work in relation to your condition or need to pay medical bills.
Is there a time limit for claims involving asbestos related illnesses?
Who is likely to be at risk of exposure?
- Heating and ventilation engineers
- Demolition workers
- Construction workers
- People who worked for a long time in a contaminated building, such as schools or hospitals;
- People who lived near or grew up near an asbestos factory – this is known as environmental exposure; or
- People who may have been subject to secondary exposure, for example, through washing their spouse, partner, or other family member’s, contaminated work clothes.