Lung Cancer Claims
Some types of lung cancer can be attributed to working in dangerous conditions. Employers have a duty of care to educate employees of these risks, and take reasonable steps to protect them. If you have contracted occupational lung cancer as the result of your current or a previous employer’s negligence, we may be able to help.
Living with cancer can be expensive, as can the cost of supporting a family a dependent has passed away after contracting a work-related illness. At The Compensation Experts, we work with fantastic personal injury solicitors who have the knowledge and experience you need to build a successful claim for compensation.
What is a Lung Cancer Claim?
A common cause of occupational lung cancer is due to exposure to asbestos dust. A person does not have to have longer-term exposure to asbestos to develop asbestos-related lung cancer, which may not show for years after they have left that job.
Passive smoking can also cause occupational lung cancer. Although these compensation claims are not as frequent due to legislation introduced in 2007 which banned smoking in public spaces, we still help victims whose symptoms are only now showing, or who work in environments where smoking is still allowed such as prisons and residential homes.
In addition to claiming compensation for lung cancer, the experienced personal injury lawyers we work with can also help if you suffer from occupational emphysema or bronchitis.
The government has a compensation fund for victims of fatal asbestos-induced cancer mesothelioma where no liable employer can be traced. Mesothelioma can take up to 50 years to show symptoms which means that many victims find the responsible company is no longer trading and cannot be found. The average payment under the package is £123,000, and it can be paid to the victim’s beneficiaries if they have passed away.
Compensation Claims for Lung Cancer
If your lung cancer has been caused by being unnecessarily exposed to carcinogens, The Compensation Experts can help. Our advisors will talk to you about the circumstances around your illness and advise whether your claim has a strong chance of success in a free, no-obligation consultation.
We offer our clients a No Win No Fee* agreement to avoid the stress of paying substantial legal fees in advance of making a claim. Our payment will be an agreed percentage of your compensation payment, and if we are not successful in making a claim, you will not have to pay any legal costs at all.
As the claimant, it is your role to prove not only the type and nature of your illness but that it occurred due to your employer’s negligence or failings in making your work environment a safe place. Your lawyer will assist in shows this, obtaining copies of medical reports and other documentation which demonstrates you have been unfairly treated.
Making the right decision to claim compensation starts with getting the correct information, so contact us today. You can call our helpline or fill in our online form and ask for a call back at a time that suits you.
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Need some help?
Am I eligible?
If you have been harmed physically in the last 3 years, due to someone else’s negligence, the short answer is yes.
Exceptions to this are for instance industrial disease or if you were a child at the time of the accident you may have a longer period to claim.
How much could I claim?
As every injury is different, the amount of compensation paid out can differ case to case. Varying factors lead to the final figure include: extent of your injuries, earnings missed out on, future losses and more.
Our dedicated team of experts will give you an indication of how much you could potentially claim for.
How does the process work?
We understand that when making a claim it’s important to know what to expect and when to expect it. That’s why we make the process as transparent & clear as possible.
Your solicitor will gather all the evidence and will notify the negligent party that you wish to begin claim proceedings. With your solicitor negotiating on your behalf, you will be keep up to date every step of the way.
Why should you use us?
No Win No Fee*
We assess all claims on a No Win No Fee basis, then we can determine how successful a claim is likely to be. This service is 100% free.
We assess each claim on its merits with the information provide, which aids us determine its likely success rate.
Our dedicated panel are experts in securing compensation no matter the injury.
Our personal injury solicitors are committed to securing the best possible outcome for you while providing expert support every step of the way.
Personal Dedicated Solicitors
Each client is provided with their own Personal Injury solicitor who will work on the case from start to finish, being there every step of the way. The client will be provided with a direct phone number and direct email address of the solicitor.
Expert lung cancer claims solicitors working for you
We specialise in helping victims of injury claim the compensation they deserve.
We work on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning if we don’t win your case you don’t pay! Once you make contact, our experienced team will work to recover the maximum compensation you are entitled to.