Industrial Disease Claims

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or illness related to asbestos, we understand how much a personal injury compensation payment could mean to you. Our specialist solicitors have years of experience in handling asbestos claims and can help you claim the compensation you deserve.

Asbestos & Mesothelioma Solicitors Manchester

Asbestos can be found in many buildings and products and is usually safe as long as it is not disturbed by, for example, a demolition. However, if asbestos particles are inhaled then they can cause fatal illnesses. It can take as long as 20 years from the initial exposure to asbestos until symptoms of the diseases become apparent.

Some of the diseases that are caused by exposure to asbestos include:

  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Pleural plaques
  • Pleural thickening
  • Pleural effusion
  • You should talk to your doctor if you have:

  • had any past or present jobs with exposure to asbestos
  • have lived with someone who has worked in a job with asbestos risk
  • have engaged in DIY or other building situations where you might have been exposed to asbestos or
  • lived near a building with or that uses asbestos.
  • Your GP can then make sure your exposure to asbestos is recorded in your medical records.

    Asbestos & Mesothelioma Solicitors Manchester

    Normally, you will have three years to start a court action from the date you are diagnosed with the disease. On some, (albeit rare) occasions, the limit can be changed but it is best to start proceedings as soon as possible. if you think you or a family member has been injured by the inhalation of asbestos contact us today. We will then investigate the medical issues and obtain evidence to assess and prove the potential value of the claim.

    There can be many difficulties with cases that began more than twenty years ago. In particular, the company or companies might have disappeared. At Aly & Hulme, our specialist lawyers can find out whether the company (or a successor company) can be found and whether there is any insurance still available.

    Damages can be awarded for pain, suffering and the loss of quality of life caused by the resulting illness. Specific damages can also be awarded to offset the inability to work, medical costs, and cost of ongoing treatment. Claims can be made by the person who suffers the disease, or by the family of someone who died from an asbestos-related disease.

    There are a several ways for people suffering from health issues related to asbestos to obtain compensation. You can bring an action against your former employers (or the companies responsible for the exposure to the asbestos); and in some cases, you can claim from the Government. It is important to speak to an expert personal injury solicitor if you believe that you (or a member of your family) have been exposed to asbestos and are suffering as a result.

    Specialist Asbestos Claims Solicitors in Manchester

    At Aly & Hulme Associates, we are expert in helping our clients get the compensation and justice they deserve. Our high client satisfaction levels are a continual source of pride for all the solicitors who work at our firm. With over 50 years’ experience in negotiating and handling personal injury claims and settlements, we will work with our clients to get the best deal for them and to ensure they get the compensation they deserve.

    Making an asbestos injury compensation claim can be time-consuming, stressful and complex. When making a claim, it is vital that you feel you can trust your legal representatives and have an open channel of communication with them. Our solicitors aim to keep our clients informed every step of the way when making a claim. Contact us today to find out how we can help.

    Why Choose Aly & Hulme Associates?

    Modern life is hectic. We know you’re busy. we know your hours are often awkward and we know you have enough on your plate. That’s why our founding principle is to help you deal with your legal needs quickly, efficiently and effectively.

    We specialise in dispute resolution and whilst both partners have appeared in Court on thousands of occasions we will strive hard to avoid litigation wherever possible to provide you with a robust and cost-effective service.

  • We are approachable, professional and commercially minded.
  • We cover the South East and North West and will meet you at your convenience.
  • We have policies and procedures to ensure your matter is always taken care of.
  • We will always put your needs first and do our utmost to protect and further your best interests.
  • We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and fully insured for your protection.
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    To set an appointment with one of our solicitors, you can call us on 0330 133 0684 or email us at info@aha-law.co.uk or click the contact button below.

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