Privacy Policy & Cookies

Road Accident Claims Work Accident Claims Asbestos Exposure Claims Industrial Disease Claims Head and Brain Injury Claims Medical Negligence Claims Surgical Error Claims Travel Accident Claims Military Accident Claims Personal Injury Claims

How much?

FAQ

PI Information

Our PI Lawyers

0800 783 90190800 783 9019
0330 333 56560330 333 5656
Claim OnlineClaim Online
Text ACCIDENT to 82010 now, standard network rates applyText ACCIDENT to 82010
Network of offices throughout the UKVisit our UK offices

We'll call you back

Leave your details and we'll call you back between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday, or between 9am and 5pm on Saturdays.

Name:

Best contact no:

Best contact time:

Picture of Mr and Mrs Dickerson
"It was as though nothing was too much trouble - they really do care and have great compassion."  Jane Jones (Daughter)


Industrial diseases

Asthma

Allergic contact diseases

Chemically related diseases

Physically induced diseases

Respiratory diseases

Hazardous substances

Occupational disease lawyers

Home > Personal Injury > Industrial Diseases

Industrial Diseases

At Clear Answers you will have accident compensation claim advice from lawyers who, we believe, acted successfully in the most significant recent claim concerning legislation about illness from chemicals in the work environment.

We are the most experienced personal injury law firm in the country. Our expertise allows us to take and win difficult cases such as the one below.

If you are unlucky enough to suffer illness, disease or injury as a result of something in the environment, it is possible that you may have a claim.

If this occurs at work, there are a number of regulations which can apply, for example the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. We believe these cases are now a lot easier to succeed in since our landmark breakthrough case Dugmore v Swansea NHS Trust (2003).

We also use our industrial disease section to cover any long term occupational illness through exposure to work conditions which has caused this injury. That includes, for example vibration white finger or hearing loss claims or latex injury claims such as dermatitis or asthma.

Nurse develops serious skin disease through exposure to chemicals in NHS Theatre

An experienced senior nurse who has held responsible positions in hospitals in the UK and abroad, our client reluctantly sought our expert legal advice when she was unable to continue in her chosen field of nursing.

Although the NHS Trust accepted our client’s claim for her occupational disease, their insurers refused to negotiate an acceptable sum in compensation. We were forced to issue court proceedings but continued to enter into robust negotiations. We were successful in winning several thousand pounds in compensation prior to the trial date.
More about Nurse develops serious skin disease through exposure to chemicals in NHS Theatre

More personal injury news


See our full industrial disease index below.

If you believe that you are suffering an illness, disease or injury as a result of something in the environment, always keep any evidence to support the exposure, make sure that you seek medical advice and that your treating doctors are made aware of your belief / suspicion of the cause and keep details of all doctors visited and treatments, and for any injury related expenses.

Strict time limits apply to making a claim for any type of personal injury, so please contact an experienced solicitor as soon as you think you may have a claim for compensation.

Clear Answers lawyers are experts in all aspects of personal injury work and in how to pursue claims for damages. They will be able to advise you whether a claim for damages is possible, give guidance and assistance on how the claim can be pursued and ensure that all the correct evidence is obtained to secure the best result for you.

Please visit our section on information and advice for more details on making a personal injury compensation claim.

Click one of the links below:

print this page