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Information on Asbestos Disease from the team at Mooneerams personal injury solicitors.

How to claim compensation for asbestos related diseases if your former employer no longer trades?

On average one hundred people die from asbestos related illnesses, every week. During the same period, approximately the same number get diagnosed with asbestos disease. Statistics tell us that a significant number of them have been: exposed to asbestos by a former employer or employers, because, their employer was negligent ...

By |2022-04-19T07:29:22+01:00April 19th, 2022|Asbestos Disease|

Can smokers still claim compensation for asbestos disease?

There are four main forms of asbestos disease – asbestosis, pleural thickening, mesothelioma, and asbestos lung cancer. All four types of the disease are caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos exposure was rife in all kinds of industry throughout the UK in the 20th century. Eventually, asbestos was banned from ...

By |2021-05-17T07:24:53+01:00May 17th, 2021|Asbestos Disease|

A Brief History of Asbestos (in the UK)

Take a look at our detailed history of asbestos in the UK for useful facts and insights... The word asbestos was first used in the 17th Century. It is derived from an Ancient Greek word meaning ‘inextinguishable.’ Pliny the Elder However, as long ago as the first Century AD a ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:35+01:00February 23rd, 2021|Asbestos Disease|

How do you go about making a mesothelioma claim?

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer, which grows in the pleura (the internal lining of the lungs) or the peritoneum (on the external lining of the lungs). Its sole known cause is exposure to asbestos and usually, but not exclusively, exposure to asbestos over long periods. Blue and brown asbestos, ...

By |2020-11-27T10:07:11+00:00June 30th, 2020|Asbestos Disease|

Can I Claim Compensation for Asbestos Disease?

If you’re suffering from an asbestos-related condition, you may be entitled to compensation. Getting the right asbestos disease compensation solicitor to help you, is important. Of equal importance, is getting diagnosed at the earliest possible stage. Thousands of people continue to suffer from the devastating effects of being exposed to ...

By |2020-05-12T08:37:16+01:00December 6th, 2019|Asbestos Disease|
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