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Asbestos and mesothelioma compensation lawyers

Asbestos and mesothelioma

People who have been exposed to asbestos will be unaware of any damage to their health until they experience symptoms many years later. Asbestos has been linked to many illnesses, some of which are very serious.

As many symptoms generally appear years after the exposure to asbestos it is common for people to make a claim long after their employment has ceased. Asbestos exposure can also occur outside of work for instance from overalls or from neighbouring factories.

If you have an illness resulting from exposure to asbestos at work, you have the right to seek compensation. Asbestos related illness compensation can help provide financially for those with lifelong illnesses. Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in asbestos illnesses are listed on this page.

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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Andrew James of HODGE JONES & ALLEN LLP in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate at Hodge Jones & Allen specialising in mesothelioma and asbestos disease claims. I have acted for the victims of asbestos disease for over 30 years, referred as private clients, via trade unions and charities in the... Read more
Miss Emma Tordoff of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
John is a director at Dedicated Accident Solicitors and specialises in personal injury and asbestos claims, including mesothelioma, pleural thickening, asbestosis and asbestos-related lung cancer. He is accredited by the Association of Personal Injury... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Martyn E Hayward of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Cambridge
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Simone Hardy of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Sheffield
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Simone is a solicitor and associate and has specialised in representing clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos related conditions since 1996.  She understands that it can be a difficult time for clients and their family and aims to make... Read more
Mr Andrew Morgan of FIELDFISHER in London
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Andrew Morgan is a partner at Fieldfisher in their asbestos claims and personal injury departments. With more than 20 years experience, Andrew’s claims cover many areas, including: Mesothelioma claims Catastrophic work accident injury claims... Read more
Mrs Virginia Chalmers of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am Partner in Charge of Asbestos Claims at Irwin Mitchell in the South West of England. I am Accredited by APIL as; Asbestos Disease Specialist Occupational Disease Specialist Senior Litigator Legal 500, an independent directory... Read more
Miss Helen Grady of SIMPSON MILLAR LLP in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
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.

 

Diseases caused by exposure to asbestos

  • Asbestosis – a condition affecting the tissue of the lungs, this can cause a shortness of breath and carries an increased risk of developing more serious illnesses
  • Mesothelioma – a form of cancer which can develop in the outer lining of the lungs
  • Lung cancer – where cancerous tumours develop in the lungs
  • Pleural thickening - thickening and hardening of the pleura (the lining surrounding the lungs)

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

Specialist accreditation

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

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

Asbestos disease lawyer

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