Asbestos Cancer

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Helping you cope with Asbestos related cancer

There is a lot you can do to take control if you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, asbestos related lung cancer, asbestosis, diffuse pleural thickening or pleural effusion. There are many good people ready to help you, your family and friends deal with any challenges you may face whilst living with a lung disease.

Our free 20-page information booklet will help you understand the causes, symptoms and treatments for asbestos related lung diseases, as well as guidance on claims and compensation.

Compensation for exposure to asbestos

Those diagnosed with an asbestos related condition may be able to take legal action to claim compensation for exposure to asbestos. It is very important to work with a solicitor experienced in asbestos related disease cases. Our specialists solicitors have many years experience of helping people with asbestos related diseases and will shoulder the burden, letting you and your family focus on the future. As well as claims for compensation our solicitors can also handle separate claims for government benefits including Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit. You may also be entitled to a lump sum payment from the government under the Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers Compensation) Act 1979. This is payable where the companies are not trading and it can be a significant amount that is paid quickly by the government.

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