Occupational and Industrial Disease Compensation
Employers have a duty to protect their employees from any risks to their health and safety, including the contraction of any occupational diseases.
Occupational disease remains a large issue in the UK and can have life changing consequences for some and, at worst, life ending results for others.
In 2012, there were an estimated 1.1. million working people suffering from work related diseases with 12,000 deaths each year caused by past exposures to harmful substances at work.
The range of occupational diseases and the scope of industries affected is very broad, therefore, if you are suffering from a condition that you think may be work-related, it is always worthwhile to discuss that with your doctor and seek legal advice to enquire about what options may be available to you.
At Harper Macleod, we have experience in dealing with industrial disease claims and we understand the larger picture of how such a diagnosis can affect you and your family. It is not just about the pain and suffering but also the consequences on household income, social relationships and future prospects.
Some of the more common occupational conditions include the following:-
- Asbestos Related Diseases
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- COPD including Emphysema & Chronic Bronchitis
- Occupational Asthma
- Occupational Cancers
- Vibration White Finger
Get in touch with our Occupational Diseases claims team
If you or your loved one is suffering from what you suspect may be an occupational disease speak to one of our specialist team for a free initial consultation. We cover the whole of Scotland and have offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso & Lerwick but can deal with your claim no matter where you are based.
- Call us on 0800 904 7777
- Email us email@example.com
- Text claim to 80160 and someone will call you back
- Fill out a claims form below
- Book an appointment
We will be able to give you an indication of the potential value of your claim.
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