Lung cancer and asbestos guide to compensation
If you have lung cancer you will know it can be an extremely problematic disease to live with, with symptoms including shortness of breath, coughing up blood and chest pain. Lung cancer can be the result of heavy exposure to any form of asbestos, caused when asbestos is lodged within the lung tissue.
Asbestos exposure can cause the four main types of lung cancer:
If you think you may have lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos, our asbestos disease expert solicitors can help assess whether or not you are eligible to bring a claim for compensation, depending on your individual situation.
We can also give you clear and practical advice on the best steps to take to claim the benefits you are entitled to, helping secure the best possible outcome for you.
We can provide an initial consultation and assessment free of charge with no obligation to proceed. This will enable us to determine whether you are eligible for compensation.
There are two types of compensation available:
Our initial consultation and assessment will enable to us to get a better idea of how you came into contact with asbestos dust and to get a general idea of your working history as well as your personal and financial situation.
We can come and meet you, ideally at your home, in order to take a statement and learn more about your situation whilst aiming to cause as little disruption as possible to your everyday life.
Our initial consultation and assessment will also allow us to give you more detailed information regarding whether you are eligible for compensation, how much it will be, and how long the compensation process will take.
We will ensure that you have all the necessary information needed regarding welfare benefits and your entitlements to Government payments, as well as any other compensation you may be eligible for. In addition, we can help you to complete the application forms to ensure your application is sent off as efficiently as possible.
With a highly qualified team of solicitors specialising in asbestos disease claims, we can provide you with a service that will enable you to get the compensation you deserve, whilst enabling you to continue with your life as soon as possible.
By offering a free first interview, meeting with you in your home and acting under a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement our expert team of solicitors pride themselves on their ability to help you be successful in your claim.