Lung Disease Compensation Claims in Birmingham

Numerous individuals may have been exposed to harmful substances during their employment. As a result of exposure to these substances, they may now suffer from lung disease and therefore be entitled to compensation. Examples of substances which may be harmful to include asbestos, different forms of dust and welding fumes. There are a number of occupations in which lung disease is at a greater risk of being developed, and these include miners, asbestos workers, those working in laboratories, those involved in forestry and construction workers.

If you have recently been diagnosed with lung disease, you should determine whether it is possible to establish how or where you developed the disease. If you feel that it is possible that the lung disease has arisen as a result of a current or previous employment, you should contact our solicitors** in Birmingham, as you may well be entitled to lung disease compensation.

How much Compensation for Lung Diseases?

The amount of compensation will vary depending on a number of determining factors. These include, but are not limited to, the severity of the disease, the cause of the disease and the detriment (financial or otherwise) that has been suffered as a result.

Our solicitors** for Birmingham will ask you some questions in order to determine whether you have a claim and give you an indication of the amount of compensation that has been awarded in similar cases.

A collection of the most common lung diseases arising out of a breach of health and safety regulations in the work place is known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD includes bronchitis and emphysema in varying forms, and if you suffer from COPD, you may well be entitled to lung disease compensation. The symptoms of COPD will depend on the specific circumstances, severity, and type of condition. Commonly, they include coughing, wheezing, being short of breath, anxiety and in some cases, depression.

There may also be steps that are required after diagnosis to ensure that the disease is properly controlled and does not worsen. This is another reason to contact our personal injury solicitors** as soon as is reasonably possible in order to assess your case.

Claim Compensation for Lung Disease with our Birmingham Solicitors**

Call us on 0800 083 8358^. If you prefer, you can also contact us online for more information.

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