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Asbestos has many harmful effects which include mesothelioma, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, asbestosis and lung cancer. If you are suffering from any of these asbestos diseases and are likely to have been exposed to asbestos fibres at some point then you may be able to claim for compensation.
Latex Allergies And Personal Injury Claims
Statistics show that a growing number of people are having to make claims after developing latex allergies. Many professionals come into contact with the material, but those most often exposed to it are healthcare workers, car mechanics and caterers who all use latex gloves in the course of their daily work.
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which is often caused by exposure to asbestos, and is sometimes known as ‘asbestos cancer’.
If you ever worked in manufacturing industries such as building, ship building, motoring, power stations or household appliance manufacturing you could have been dangerously exposed to asbestos.
An estimated 170,000 people suffer with forms of Occupational Respiratory disease and Industrial Asthma. The symptoms include breathing or lung problems which they believe to be work related, although the true figure is likely to be significantly higher. The occupations with the highest incidents of Occupational Asthma, as reported to Chest Physicians, were Bakers, Flour Confectioners, Spray Painters, and those in the welding trades.