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Asthma compensation lawyers near to manchester

Work related illness

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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Miss Bridget Collier of FIELDFISHER in Manchester
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Bridget has always worked for Claimants and has over 20 years experience.  She is a senior associate at Fieldfisher in their team claiming compensation for asbestos related diseases for those in the North of England including Manchester and... Read more
Mr Jon Carlisle of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Manchester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Tanzeela Aslam is head of the The Clinical Negligence Department at Sheldon Davidson Solicitors. She is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and has been accredited with litigator status. She holds qualifications both as a... Read more
Mr Andrew Kwan of CLEAR LAW LLP in Manchester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Solicitor-Advocate and Litigation Manager | APIL Senior Litigator | Law Society PI Panel Member My role is to manage the personal injury department and to contribute to the overall growth and development of the practice, whilst maintaining our ethical... 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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