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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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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip joined Simpson Millar in May 2005 and set up and heads the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 20 years expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants. He specializes in asbestos , industrial disease and head injury... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I joined Simpson Millar LLP in September 2015 as a Partner and Head of the Industrial Disease department. I have always represented Claimants and have specialised in industrial disease claims since qualifying... Read more
Mr Eamonn McDonough of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Cardiff
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Iain Scott of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Iain Scott is a Partner at Hugh James solicitors Cardiff. A Fellow of APIL he has in excess of 20 years experience in representing injured clients.He undertakes a broad range of high value claims including fatal accidents, accidents at work, asbestos... Read more
Mr John Michael Imperato of WATKINS & GUNN in Cardiff
Personal injury - Fellow
Michael has been acting for claimants for over 20 years. He has been a partner at large national firms, small rural firms, and is currently a partner at Watkins & Gunn, an innovative high street firm in South Wales. Michael is recognised as a... Read more
Mr Simon Ellis of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Simon Ellis is a Partner with Hugh James and has been with the firm since 1998. Throughout this time Simon has advised client suffering with a wide range of industrial disease, including chest and asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
APIL Fellow Cenric Clement-Evans is a solicitor at NewLaw Cardiff specialising in workplace injuries, with his work including accidents at work and asbestos injuries. Cenric was  a member of APIL’s executive committee from 2008 until... Read more

Broaden my search: Newport, Gwent (1), Bristol (3), Taunton (3), Hereford (1)

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

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.

Occupational disease lawyer

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