Mesothelioma is the most aggressive type of asbestos related cancer. If you, a friend or a member of your family has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the solicitors at the Asbestos Claim Centre can advise you on a claim for compensation. Our experts solicitors will guide you through the mesothelioma claim process with honest, professional and trustworthy legal advice and help to secure you the best possible level of compensation.
Our guide below outlines the basic mesothelioma claims process and our role in helping you secure compensation.
After you submit your enquiry
After you submit your initial enquiry, one of our asbestos solicitors will contact you by telephone. We need to fully understand your case which means taking information from you regarding your exposure to asbestos, your employment history and your medical history including your diagnosis. This information will form part of your statement.
We like to meet all of our mesothelioma clients face to face so will arrange a free home visit by your own dedicated solicitor, anywhere in the UK and the world, at a convenient time to you. This is normally a week or so after your initial enquiry.
We will explain the No Win No Fee agreement to you and give you an indication of the time scales involved in making a mesothelioma claim.
Your own dedicated mesothelioma claim solicitor will write up your statement upon their return to the office.
Submitting Your Claim
Your mesothelioma claim solicitor will obtain copies of your medical records from your GP and specialist consultant. They will also obtain records of your employment history from the department of Work & Pensions.
Your solicitor will complete an application form on your behalf to access government benefits called Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefits
Your solicitor will write a letter of claim to your previous employer(s) and insurer(s) advising them of your claim against them.
We will arrange for an appointment to see a specialist consultant to confirm your mesothelioma diagnosis.
Your mesothelioma solicitor will handle all legal matters regarding your claim on a No Win No Fee basis. We will not ask you to pay us any upfront fees. We will claim our fees from the same people that pay your compensation, the insurance company of your previous employers. It does not matter if your employers no longer exist, we are often able to trace their old insurers, who still have a responsibility to pay your compensation.
We may instruct other experts to strengthen your claim.
We will attempt to settle your claim for Mesothelioma out of court.
The Courts Process
The courts have adopted a specialist fast track scheme called Master Whittakers List, so that all claims for mesothelioma are put in front of a judge quickly for the benefit of the client and their families. Our offices are located in Covent Garden in London, which is just 5 minutes from the Royal Courts of Justice. The solicitors that work for us are highly experienced in making mesothelioma claims under Master Whittakers list.
The law relating to Mesothelioma claims is so complex it is vital you instruct a capable solicitor. Mesothelioma claims are usually settled outside of court but we believe it is vital to your case that you instruct a firm that have the necessary experience and expertise in handling claims for Mesothelioma.
The Asbestos Claim Centre believes that every mesothelioma client should be dealt with by honest and trustworthy solicitor that specialise in this complex area of law. Contact us today by telephone on 0800 508 8747 or submit an online enquiry form and one of our expert solicitors will call you to discuss your enquiry.
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