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Asbestos Lung Cancer Compensation Claims Scotland
Whilst mesothelioma is the most commonly associated asbestos cancer, it is not the only cancer caused by inhalation of asbestos fibres.
Statistics suggest that there are probably about as many asbestos related lung cancer deaths each year as there are mesothelioma deaths.
General lung cancer is sometimes trickier to link to asbestos fibres than if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, especially if you are or were a smoker. However, there are certain characteristics that can be looked for within your medical records to strengthen the case for asbestos exposure.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an asbestos related lung cancer you may be entitled to compensation.
Professions likely to be affected by asbestos related diseases include:
If you have worked in any of the above industries prior to 1999, it is likely that you have come into contact with asbestos at some point during the course of your employment.
- Building Surveyors
- Cable Layers
- Carpenters or Joiners
- Computer Installers
- Construction Workers
- Demolition Workers
- Gas Fitters
- General Maintenance Staff
- Heating and Ventilation Engineers
- Insulation Workers
- Painters and Decorators
- Roofing Contractors
- Telecommunications Engineers
- Textile Workers
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