Industrial Disease Compensation Solicitor Blog

Industrial disease (also known as occupational injury) relates to workers’ claims for conditions developed from exposure to hazardous work environments over long time periods

Such claims usually involve a number of different past employers (who may no longer be in business) with symptoms appearing many years after having finished the hazardous work.

Typical types of industrial disease, include lung related conditions from dust exposure, hearing damage claims and vibration related conditions. The criteria a solicitor relies on for making a claim for each disease is assessed in different ways.

In this blog – you will find helpful tips in making a claim and answers to typical questions asked by site visitors affected by industrial injury.

TIP Our industrial injury claims process guides set out the step by step process to making the most common types of occupational injury claims.

Chrome Oxide Dust Kemet Fumes: Asthma Compensation Claim

Metal Works Asthma Compensation Claim

Find out how to claim for occupational asthma caused from working in a metal works being exposed to chrome oxide dust and Kemet fumes. Solicitor explains how to prove liability, how to claim despite exposure taking place many years earlier and metal works former employer no longer being in business. Metal Works Worker Asthma Compensation […]

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Claim For Husband’s Death From Coal Dust On Lungs

Husband death coal dust lung disease claim widow

Find out when a widow can claim for the death of her husband from coal dust exposure from past employment working as a miner. Coal dust related death question My husband died 5 years ago. In the inquest I was told that he had coal dust in his lungs causing an industrial lung disease which […]

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White Finger Claim: VWF Rock Drill Jack Hammer Compressor Power Tools

UK industrial disease solicitor sets out how the use of vibrating machinery such as rock drill, jackhammer, air powered tools and other compressor tools on a construction site can cause vibration white finger and lead to a compensation claim against your employer or former employer Industrial vibration white finger victim question I worked for many […]

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Vibration White Finger Claims: Time Perod To Claim Compensation

Can You Still Claim VWF Compensation For Exposure To Vibrating Tools Many Years Ago? You might be surprised to learn that employees who have developed vibration white finger are quite likely to still be entitled to claim compensation from an employer or former employer – even if exposure to vibrating tools took place many years […]

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United Utilities Water Plant Worker Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claim

Noise induced hearing loss solicitor sets out how to claim compensation if you have worked for United Utilities in water plants exposed to excessive noise from machinery such as emergency diesel generators, pneumatic drills, pumping station machinery and chlorination plant machinery Industrial Deafness Victim Question I worked in the water industry for 10 years in […]

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