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Approximately 3 million people live with asthma in the UK. Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways which causes the sufferer to experience wheezing, coughing, tightness of the chest, and shortness of breath. In many cases a person may need to take medication to treat the asthma. This can be lifelong treatment.

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Iain is an associate solicitor specialising in asbestos related disease claims at national personal injury firm Irwin Mitchell LLP.  In particular he specialises in mesothelioma but also lung cancer, pleural thickening and asbestosis.  He has... Read more
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
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am an Associate solicitor specialising in industrial disease and workplace illness claims.  I have expertise and experience in dealing with a wide range of cases including claims for occupational cancers, work induced and irritant related... Read more

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Asthma can be caused by many factors including genetics, lifestyle and working conditions. When a person develops asthma in later life, it is possible that the working environment could have caused the illness. Working conditions can also cause an aggravation of pre-existing conditions of asthma.

Common causes of occupational asthma include

  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Exposure to grain or flour
  • Exposure to spray paint
  • Exposure to wood dust
  • Exposure to latex
  • Exposure to laboratory animals
  • Exposure to resins and glues

Making an asthma compensation claim

Employers are responsible for the wellbeing of their staff at work, so if your symptoms are affecting your daily life, you could claim occupational asthma compensation to ease your financial pressures and compensate for your suffering. Money can also be used to cover the costs of any medical treatment needed.

Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in asthma are listed on this page.

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

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Specialist accreditation

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

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

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