Asbestos Compensation Claims in Scotland
The UK has the highest incidence of asbestos related conditions in the world, due to its history with the natural mineral and the fact that it was not banned until almost a century after its first major introduction.
Scotland holds a significant place in the history of asbestos as the mineral was heavily used from around the 1870s right through both World Wars and up until the late 1980s.
Scotland’s industrial heartland was based in the Clydeside of Glasgow where the country’s major shipbuilders were based which included John Brown Shipbuilders, Barclay Curle & Co and Upper Clyde Shipbuilders.
Scotland’s most major affected areas for asbestos related conditions include:
- West Dunbartonshire
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an asbestos related disease, you may be eligible for compensation.
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We provide a No Win No Fee service where you keep 100% of your compensation. Get in touch now for a free consultation on your claim and someone from our personal injury asbestos team will then contact you to discuss your case in more detail.
Professions likely to be affected by asbestos related diseases include:
- 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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Further Financial Help for Asbestos Related Diseases
If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos related disease, depending on the disease and your individual circumstances, you may be entitled to some further financial help and assistance.
The following benefits may be open to you:-
- Incapacity Benefit
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
- Disability Living Allowance
- Pneumoconiosis Payment
- Mobility Vehicle
We can help you arrange for these benefits to be paid. Give us a call on 0800 904 7777 to discuss.
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