Asbestos exposure can have devastating effects on you and your family.
If you have been working directly with asbestos, or near others working with it and if you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease, you may be entitled to compensation.
Over the last 25 years, our expert asbestos solicitors have represented many individuals who have been exposed to asbestos or asbestos fibres to help them secure the compensation they deserve.
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Asbestos was used widely from the 1930s to 1970s and, although no longer actively used as a building material, asbestos is still found in many buildings. It continues to put individuals at risk without them realising it. Unfortunately, even minor exposure to asbestos can have devastating consequences.
Asbestos-related claims are not confined to workers or to employment in heavy industry. At Macks, our asbestos solicitors have helped with claims associated with the following jobs, industries and sectors:
- Chemical industry
- Hospital and office workers
- Pipefitters and laggers
- Power station workers
- Railway workers
- Shipyard and steel industry workers
- Trades such as decorators, joiners, electricians and plumbers
Even if you did not work with asbestos, you could have been subjected to secondary exposure. For example, if you lived near a factory where asbestos was used, or if you were exposed to asbestos fibres from the clothes of a family member who was exposed to the material.
Asbestos Related Diseases
Our asbestos solicitors have successfully made claims for the following asbestos-related diseases:
- Asbestosis lung cancer
- Asbestos claims after death
- Pleural plaques
- Pleural thickening
Asbestos Compensation Claims
Our asbestos solicitors continue to make asbestos claims because asbestos has a latency period of between 10–50 years, meaning the harmful effects of asbestos may not be apparent until decades after the exposure.
Our solicitors can make a claim for asbestos exposure that occurred many years ago. Once a diagnosis has been made, you normally have three years in which to make a claim. If you have already made a claim but your condition has worsened, we may also be able to help.
Family Claims for Asbestos
Unfortunately, some asbestos sufferers pass away before they can make a claim or receive compensation. Our asbestos lawyers can help if you are seriously ill with an asbestos-related condition or we may be able to help your spouse or civil partner.
Our team can advise on your eligibility to receive payments from company asbestos trust funds and guide you and your family through your asbestos claim.
Macks are focussed on you getting the compensation you deserve. We will support you by:
- Assessing whether you have a potential asbestos claim
- Investigating your claim and evidence gathering
- Talking to you about settlement options and how compensation is calculated so you can make informed decisions
We are experts in ensuring you get the compensation you are entitled to, such as:
- Interim payments
- Compensation for your pain and suffering
- Current and future loss of earnings
- Cost of private healthcare now and in the future
- Home adaptations
- Rehabilitation expenses
Our personal injury solicitors know we cannot make the devastating impact of asbestos disappear, but we can try and make sure that you get the best advice on your asbestos claim. Our friendly expert lawyers are on your side to help you throughout your asbestos claim.
How Macks Can Help
We will thoroughly explore your case and determine the best course of action that is tailored to your specific needs.
We will also discuss the funding arrangement that best suits your situation and provide you with sympathetic and practical advice.
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