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Asbestos and Mesothelioma Compensation Claims

If you have been exposed to asbestos and developed mesothelioma as a result, our solicitors understand the huge impact that this diagnosis along with the symptoms of the condition will be having on your life. If you’ve been in contact with asbestos due to someone else’s negligence then you may be entitled to claim compensation for your suffering and financial loss.

We are here to support and advise you in getting the access to justice you deserve, and to make sure you get the compensation you’re entitled to. Our experienced team can also help you to access industrial benefits if you or your loved one has any of the following conditions:

  • Asbestosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Lung cancer with asbestosis
  • Lung cancer without asbestosis if there has been extensive occupational exposure to asbestos in specified occupations
  • Diffuse pleural thickening

Specialists in Asbestos and Mesothelioma Claims

Our industrial disease experts have extensive knowledge of asbestos related disease and are highly experienced in managing the claims process and taking the stress away from you. This gives you the assurance that when you choose us, you'll be guided throughout your case and any answers or uncertainties you have will be taken on by your lawyer.

  • Our team of experts support you throughout your claim and have vast amounts of experience in claims relating to industrial disease.
  • We work relentlessly to ascertain the cause of your illness and when it happened, we will also gather any required supporting evidence that will support your case and it's outcome.
  • We will provide you with support as well as access to multiple asbestos related support groups, so you can be sure that you have the access to the care you need.

 

 

 

The Law Society Accreditation is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest level of management and customer service standards. The schemes promote high standards in legal service provision and ensure that clients are easily able to identify legal practitioners with proven competency in given areas of law giving you added peace of mind when choosing a lawyer.

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How much will my claim cost?

All asbestos and mesothelioma cases taken on by Hudgell Solicitors are handled on a no win no fee basis. This means that you will not have to pay any money up front and there will be no financial risk if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, we can guarantee that you get to keep 100% of your compensation due to special court rules relating to asbestos illness claims which enable us to offer this agreement.

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Our Asbestos and Mesothelioma Expert

Meet Terry Wilcox, Solicitor

Terry has worked in personal injury claims and more recently acting on trade unions on industrial disease claims. Terry first started working in law in 1981 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to these types of claim.

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FAQs

What is asbestos?

Asbestos was once described as the magic mineral, however it can release fibres which when inhaled are known to cause very serious illnesses such as asbestosis, mesothelioma and asbestos- related lung cancer amongst many others.

What related diseases can you get from asbestos?

Asbestos can cause diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer, laryngeal cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pleural effusion, pleurisy and atelectasis to name a few. It is extremely important to seek medical attention and legal advice immediately if you believe you have been exposed to asbestos.

Which industries are commonly known as being responsible for asbestos related disease?

Most of asbestos exposure has occurred in industrial type industries, such as construction, mechanics/ Professions like electricians, firefighters, insulators, plumbers, railroad workers and similar.

What help is available to people with asbestos related illness? Can you make an asbestos related claim

People in the UK who have asbestos related conditions can apply for industrial injuries benefits, including government compensation schemes. For that, the amount you are awarded will depend on your age and date of diagnosis. Hudgell Solicitors specialises in the full spectrum of asbestos claims

If you believe that you have developed an asbestos related sickness as a result of being exposed to asbestos, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the responsible party. You need to appoint a solicitor in order to investigate your claim. Your health may have been at risk if you have been exposed to asbestos at work, especially for elongated periods of time. Asbestos can have terminal consequences, if you have been diagnosed with asbestos related disease or suspect asbestos exposure to you or somebody you know please contact Hudgell Solicitors right away for further investigation.

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