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Miners' Injury Compensation: Solicitor sets out how to claim UK compensation for the most common types of industrial disease and work injury suffered by miners
Miners' Injury Compensation: UK lawyer summarizes the process for claiming miner's injury compensation in the UK with a description of the most common industrial diseases miner's can suffer, how much compensation you can claim for each disease and how to fund the legal costs of making a claim.
What is the process for claiming miners' injury compensation?
On this page I list links to all the articles I have written setting out the common injuries and work related diseases miners suffer - with a description of each step you should take to claim miners' injury compensation in the UK.
Miners' injury compensation
Remember - even if you are an ex miner and finished working as a coal worker many years ago, you still might be able to claim compensation.
List of all my pages setting out how to claim miners' injury compensation
I recommend you click the page of interest or the type of industrial disease you have suffered to find out more or follow each pages listed below in order - to see all the steps you should take to claim miners' injury compensation.
Coal Miner Injuries
Find out the particular dangers of coal mining, the types of diseases it can cause, how ex coal workers can stil be in time to claim compensation from the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation with geograghic examples of where coal mines claims are still common.
Find out how the inhalation of dust from coal, graphite and carbon can cause coal miners' pneumoconiosis or black lung, how ex coal workers can claim compensation, the symptoms the condition causes with examples of compensation amounts for black lung disease claims.
Find out on this page what the symptoms of VWF are, how longa after exposure to vibrating machines at work you are likely to first experience symptoms and how long you have to commence a claim against your employer before it is too late.
General Miners Injury Compensation Claims
Find out some common types of industrial injury miners suffer, how long you will have to claim and how to choose the best occupational disease solicitor to help you claim compensation.
Find out how to claim compensation for industrial deafness claims and tinnitus from exposure to noise in the workplace, how to prove legal responisbility by former employers and how much compensation you can claim.
Find out why you should consult a specialist solicitor to know if you are still in time to make a vibration white finger claim - together the amounts of compensation you are likely to be able to claim.
Summary of miners' injury compensation page
On this page you have seen the most common types of diseases and injuries which miners can suffer in the UK with links to all the pages I have written explaining how to claim miners' injury compensation for each type of disease.
I recommend you click coal worker claims to read about the dangers of being a coal miner and who you can claim miners' injury compensation from if you suffer from a disease contracted whilst working as a UK coal miner.