Work-related & Industrial Disease
Every year, thousands of people suffer from an illness or disease because of their work. If your employer is at least partly responsible for an industrial disease, you could be able to claim compensation. Call Claims Direct for free on 0800 884 0321 to discuss what options are available or leave your details in the form below and a trained representative will call you back at a time most suitable for you.
Types of occupational disease
In order to make a successful compensation claim, you will have to prove that your employer was aware of the risk that you could become ill and failed to protect you. Work-related illnesses and diseases include:
- Asbestos-related conditions
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Occupational cancers
- Hand arm vibration syndrome (also known as vibration white finger)
- Skin conditions e.g. dermatitis
- Dust/fume exposure
Our expertise on work-related illness
As work-related illness is a very specialised area of the law, Claims Direct uses lawyers who are experts in the field. Your case will be handled sympathetically by a unit employing medical experts who are up to date with the latest research into occupational diseases.
You will also receive expert advice on your case and be fully supported throughout the claims process. Work-related illnesses can cause a great deal of anxiety and we want to ensure you feel well looked-after throughout the procedure.
Other support you may be entitled to
If your case is successful, you will also receive payment for expenses related to your condition as well as your initial compensation payment, including travel and medical treatment. Your compensation will also cover any loss of earnings.
If you have suffered from a work-related illness or disease then you will need to get rehabilitation for your ailment. Claims Direct will help you through every step of this process, including treatment options and putting you in touch with support groups.
At Claims Direct, we care about our clients. That's why we work hard to ensure your case is successful from start to finish.SHARE THIS