Asbestos Disease Compensation: Time Period To Claim In The UK

How Long To Claim Compensation For Asbestos Exposure In The Workplace

Asbestos dust can cause many diseases including asbestosis and mesothelioma.

In the UK you have 3 years to start a claim for compensation for exposure at work, but this is either from the date of injury or the date of knowledge of injury. As the symptoms of mesothelioma can take decades to appear your date of knowledge may be many many years after exposure.

If you are diagnosed with an asbestos related condition you should contact a specialist solicitor to see if you still have time to claim compensation from your current or former employer.

To see the types of asbestos claim you can make from an employer of former employer click asbestos compensation claim.

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