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Skin condition compensation lawyers near to belfast

Work related illness

Skin conditions and dermatitis can often be caused by substances to which people are exposed in their work. They can lead to irritation, itching and bleeding which can be debilitating and painful for the sufferer. In some cases skin conditions such as dermatitis and eczema can lead to scarring and disfigurement, which can result in a reduced quality of life.

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Miss Tanya Waterworth of MCCARTAN TURKINGTON BREEN in Belfast
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.

Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from exposure to substances which may cause injury and should have measures in place to protect you.

Occupations most associated with skin conditions

  • Hairdressers/barbers
  • Beauticians
  • Engineers / motor vehicle repair
  • Glass and ceramic operatives
  • Construction workers
  • Caterers
  • Nursing occupations
  • Printing industry operatives

Claiming compensation for dermatitis and other skin conditions

If you have been suffering from dermatitis or another type of skin condition that has been caused by your occupation, you may be entitled to compensation from your employer or former employer. Only specialist skin condition 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

"Extremely impressed with Andrew James of Hodge, Jones and Allen - his knowledge is encyclopaedic, his experience extensive and his helpful manner delightful."