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Respiratory disease compensation lawyers

Work related illness

For many people respiratory disease can lead to severe illness which can affect the sufferer and their family financially. Some symptoms take months or years to become apparent, so it is common for people to seek legal advice long after their employment has ceased.

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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Vijay has many years’ experience of representing occupational disease (mostly asbestos disease) and other personal injury claimants. He is accredited as a Senior Litigator of APIL and holds specialist accreditation for Occupational and Asbestos Disease... Read more
Ms Helen Childs of ROYDS WITHY KING in Oxford
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Patrick Walsh of SLATER + GORDON LAWYERS in Cambridge
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Principal Lawyer in the industrial disease team of Slater and Gordon. I have specialised in industrial disease claims, and in particular asbestos related illness, since 1987. My main areas of specialism include •... Read more
Ms Lesley Francois of SLATER + GORDON LAWYERS in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Solicitor in the industrial disease team based in London and specialise in mesothelioma and other asbestos related cases. I have spent more than 15 years representing victims of industrial disease and serious injury at leading trade union... Read more

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

Types of respiratory disease

  • Emphysema
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Silicosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Asbestosis

Claiming compensation for respiratory disease

If you are suffering from respiratory disease and you believe the cause may be work-related, you are might be entitled to some sort of compensation. Your next step should be to discuss the details of your illness and working conditions with one of our respiratory disease lawyers.

Only accredited specialist respiratory disease lawyers 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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