Asbestosis Compensation Claims Information

Asbestosis is a serious disease to the lungs which can be caused by breathing in small asbestos fibres. If a company has put you in danger of asbestos exposure, causing asbestosis, then it is vital that you consult a solicitor who will claim compensation for your asbestosis. If you’ve suffered from this industrial disease, contact our team today.

What Industries are Common For Asbestosis Claims?

While there are various industries where you could be entitled to make an asbestosis claim. The standard industries that we’re used to fighting compensation claims against are plumbing, demolition and the lagging industry. This is because there is more exposure in these industries that can severely affect your breathing.

Why Can Asbestosis be Dangerous?

Asbestosis can cause a shortness of breath and chest pains and can only start to become apparent 20 years after exposure. It was commonly used during World War II, and unfortunately, there are still a lot of traces of it throughout the world. Asbestos was banned from use in the UK in 1999 and is not the only disease that can be caused by asbestos inhalation.

How Much Compensation Will I Get for Asbestosis Compensation?

Asbestosis compensation for severe cases will range from £50,000-£1,000,000 + and are usually cases that caused serious disability where the asbestosis progression can lead to or result in premature death. Moderate cases where asbestosis has an impact on lung infection thereby having an effect on social, physical activity and social life, the compensation for asbestosis will range from £10,000-£50,000. 

How Can I Tell If I’m Suffering From Asbestosis?

Asbestosis is a chronic lung ailment which is commonly characterised by a scarring of lung tissue due to the accumulation of asbestos fibres in the lungs. Asbestosis can be diagnosed decades later after initial exposure. The symptoms of asbestosis can vary, but it usually includes laboured breathing during routine tasks and exercises, prolonged coughing and increased levels of chest pain.

Asbestosis Compensation Claims Calculator

If you have worked in industries such as plumbing and demolition for years, there’s a chance that you have been exposed to asbestosis. This can cause lung cancer and shortness of breath. If you’re looking to find out a rough estimate of how much you could be owed for your case, use Tylers simple asbestosis compensation calculator below!

Minor Asbestos-Related Disease Compensation Amounts
If you have suffered from minor asbestosis related illnesses, you could be owed compensation. If you have been near asbestos and it’s resulted in shortness of breath, you could be able to claim. In these instances, it normally affects less than 10% of your lung tissue but can still have some sort of affect on pleural thickening.
£12,500 to £28,500
Moderate Asbestos-Related Disease Compensation Amounts
Moderate asbestos-related diseases are commonly dealt with at Tylers. In these instances, the pleural thickening in the lungs may be slightly more serious and it could result in severe breathlessness that may impact your daily activities.
£29,000 to £75,500
Serious Asbestos-Related Disease Compensation Amounts
In these instances, more serious conditions are diseases are a result of asbestos. If you have recently been diagnosed with lung cancer and its severely affecting your life, you could be entitled to make a claim. Contact our team and we can help you get the money you deserve.
£53,500 to £73,000
Severe Asbestos-Related Disease Compensation Amounts
In these instances, severe asbestos-related diseases can cause longer term and potentially fatal impacts on your life. Mesothelioma of the lungs is common in these severe cases, as well as experiencing long-term severe pain and potential surgery needed on the heart.
Up to £95,700

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Can I Find More Information On Asbestosis Compensation Claims?

The internet is awash with asbestosis websites that are dedicated to providing relevant and accurate information on how to detect and live with asbestosis. It is important to read widely about asbestosis and compare what people are saying about the disease. But always make a point of visiting a specialised asbestosis doctor and get some firsthand information. Some of the asbestosis sites worth visiting include the following:

http://www.asbestos.net/diseases/asbestosis

http://www.asbestos.com/asbestosis/

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/asbestosis/Pages/Introduction.aspx

 

Is There an Asbestosis Test That I Can Take?

Because X-Rays alone cannot detect the microscopic asbestos fibres in the body, the most reliable test for Asbestosis is a lung biopsy. This involves the surgical removal of some lung tissue which is then subjected to a battery of tests to confirm the presence of these fibres that leads to asbestosis. Further to this, lung function tests, a complete physical examination and chest X-rays may also be used to determine or clarify certain symptoms of factors for asbestosis.

Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Asbestosis Solicitor?

Due to the nature of the asbestosis compensation cases, many sufferers tend to prefer having their cases handled by a solicitor who will only demand a previously agreed upon percentage of the compensation once the asbestosis claim goes through. The reasons for this are quite obvious as first, and foremost asbestosis patients need to safeguard and use their financial resources wisely, and secondly this will ensure that asbestosis attorneys only take on cases they strongly believe can win the trial. If you are suffering from Asbestosis then kindly get in touch with us by calling 0800 699 0079 or emailing info@tylers-solicitors.co.uk

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