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Asbestos and mesothelioma compensation lawyers

Asbestos and mesothelioma

People who have been exposed to asbestos will be unaware of any damage to their health until they experience symptoms many years later. Asbestos has been linked to many illnesses, some of which are very serious.

As many symptoms generally appear years after the exposure to asbestos it is common for people to make a claim long after their employment has ceased. Asbestos exposure can also occur outside of work for instance from overalls or from neighbouring factories.

If you have an illness resulting from exposure to asbestos at work, you have the right to seek compensation. Asbestos related illness compensation can help provide financially for those with lifelong illnesses. Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in asbestos illnesses are listed on this page.

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Miss Satinder Bains of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Birmingham
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Satinder is a Solicitor and Partner and has specialised in representing clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos related conditions since 2005. She understands that it can be a difficult time for clients and their family and aims to make the claims... Read more
Mrs Kim Barrett of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Birmingham
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Laura Magson of BOYES TURNER LLP in Reading
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate Solicitor and have specialised in mesothelioma and other asbestos disease cases for over 10 years. I have dedicated my career to clients suffering with mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and pleural thickening and... Read more
Mr Martyn E Hayward of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Cambridge
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Virginia Chalmers of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am Partner in Charge of Asbestos Claims at Irwin Mitchell in the South West of England. I am Accredited by APIL as; Asbestos Disease Specialist Occupational Disease Specialist Senior Litigator Legal 500, an independent directory... Read more
Mr Gavin Evans of SIMPSON MILLAR LLP in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Gavin joined NewLaw in August 2008 as a Senior Solicitor and is the Head of the Occupational Disease Unit, which includes the team dealing with hearing loss claims on behalf of BT engineers and former BT engineers. He has always represented Claimants and... Read more
Mr Bob Tarren of ROBERT TARREN SOLICITORS in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have approaching 20 years’ experience of acting for  victims of asbestos exposure at work and their families.  I will always visit you at home and I will always act on a no win no fee basis so that you can be confident there will be no... Read more
Mr Andrew Stinchcombe of NOVUM LAW in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Solicitor specialising in Asbestos Claims on behalf of patients and their families. I am a Fellow of APIL, and an APIL Accredited Asbestos Disease and Occupational Disease Specialist. I spent 10 years at Bond Pearce in Plymouth, where I headed the... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Ms Lesley Francois of SLATER + GORDON (UK) LLP in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

 

Diseases caused by exposure to asbestos

  • Asbestosis – a condition affecting the tissue of the lungs, this can cause a shortness of breath and carries an increased risk of developing more serious illnesses
  • Mesothelioma – a form of cancer which can develop in the outer lining of the lungs
  • Lung cancer – where cancerous tumours develop in the lungs
  • Pleural thickening - thickening and hardening of the pleura (the lining surrounding the lungs)

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.

Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including asbestos disease.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited asbestos disease lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

Asbestos disease lawyer

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