How much is a chemical injury claim worth?
If you have been hurt or become ill by chemicals in the workplace, you could be entitled to claim several thousands of pounds in compensation. Find out how much your claim could be worth with our 30-second claims calculator or call one of our friendly advisors on 0800 175 7900.
Will I have to pay to claim chemical injury compensation?
We think that justice should be for all. So we offer No Win No Fee chemical injury compensation claims for around 98% of our customers. That means you will never have to pay Claims Direct any money up front, as we will only get a fee when we win you rightful compensation to make sure you are never left out of pocket.
Will I have to go to court for a chemical injury compensation claim?
Chemical injuries are amongst some of the most serious workplace injuries we deal with, so it's possible that your claim could end up in court. Even so, where there is evidence that you have been hurt or become ill by exposure to chemicals used in your workplace, it is equally likely that your Claims Direct lawyer would simply deal directly with your employer's lawyers or insurance company.
Will I need a medical to help make my claim?
Unfortunately, chemical injuries can lead to serious illnesses. So if you have been exposed to chemicals or other dangerous substances at work, we would generally need medical evidence to support your claim. This may already exist if you are being treated for a serious illness caused by chemical exposure, but we would probably also get you to see a specialist to make sure we have the evidence we need to get you the right amount of compensation.
What can I claim for?
If you have been hurt or become ill by exposure to chemicals in the workplace, there are a number of things you may be able to claim for, including:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of income
- Future loss of income
- Medical expenses
All of these things can add up to quite a lot of money in the case of a chemical injury claim. So if you have been hurt or become ill by exposure to chemicals at work, you should talk to us about claiming the compensation you deserve today.
What sort of chemical injury can I claim for?
There are all sorts of chemicals and other dangerous substances in today's workplaces, and workers should always be protected from them. These include:
- Hazardous chemicals
- Vapour, fumes or dust from dangerous materials
- Industrial gases
- Bacteria and viruses
If you have been exposed to any of these things, the consequences can be very serious, as they can cause injuries and illnesses including:
- Nose cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Breathing problems
- Chemical Burns
If you have been injured or become ill by exposure to chemicals or other dangerous substances in the workplace, you owe it to yourself and your family to pursue the compensation you need and deserve.
Who's to blame for my chemical injury?
Your employer has a Duty of Care to keep you safe from any harm in the workplace. So if you have been injured or become ill by exposure to chemicals or other hazardous substances at work, they are at fault for any ill effects you may suffer. Reasons they could be at fault include:
- If you were not trained properly to handle these substances
- If protective equipment was defective or not available
- If safety rules weren't followed
- If an accident happened that released dangerous chemicals
- If you weren't aware that a substance was harmful
When you have been injured or become ill by exposure to chemicals in the workplace, you really need to talk to us about starting a No Win No Fee compensation claim today. 0800 175 7900.