How to Claim for Asbestosis

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with asbestosis in the past 3 years, you may be entitled to make a claim

Asbestos Exposure

The use of asbestos in the UK was common throughout the 1950's until it was banned in the mid 1990's. Due to its heat and fire resistant properties, a wide variety of industries used asbestos in varying forms. Hundreds of thousands of the UK workforce worked with asbestos on a daily basis, unaware of the dangers associated with exposure. Common types of exposure include; 

  • exposure to asbestos in construction
  • exposure to asbestos in plumbing and lagging
  • exposure to asbestos in shipbuilding
  • exposure to asbestos in manufacture

If you have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace, you may be entitled to claim compensation. It does not matter that you were exposed to asbestos a long time ago, if you have been diagnosed with asbestosis in the past 3 years, our expert solicitors can advise you on a claim for asbestosis. 

Claim for Asbestosis

The solicitors at the Asbestos Claim Centre are experts in claims for asbestosis and have helped thousand of people get justice. Once you submit an enquiry form, we will contact you by telephone to take further information from you so we can build a picture of your claim. We will require information regarding your exposure to asbestos, your employment history and your medical history including your diagnosis with asbestosis. This information will form an important part of your claim for asbestosis

Compensation for Asbestosis

Our solicitors work especially hard to secure the maximum levels of compensation for all of our clients.  Compensation amounts for asbestosis are based on a set of national guidelines, which range between £34,300 and £75,600. There are several factors which affect the exact amount of compensation you receive, they include;

  • the severity of your condition
  • your age and loss of future earnings as a result of your condition
  • your life expectancy
  • whether you have any dependencies

Contact us to Claim

If you have been diagnosed with asbestosis and would like our advice regarding a claim, please call us on 0800 508 8747 or alternatively complete an online enquiry form so we can call you to discuss your claim. 


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