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Work Related Illnesses

As a leading personal injury solicitor in Cheshire and the North West StonehewerMoss regularly assist people with work related illness compensation claims.

Work related illness may be referred to as occupational illness or industrial disease. This page includes compensation claims for any illness caused or made worse by work.

Work related illnessHistoric Claims for Industrial Illness

Often symptoms do not develop immediately. Diseases such as cancers or illness from cumulative toxins can take years, even tens of years to develop. Conditions like Industrial deafness may only become evident as you get older. You can still pursue a claim and it may be vital you do to support and care for you and your family if your illness becomes more serious.

If the company that is to blame is no longer in business we may still be able to proceed with a compensation claim.With our expertise we can often trace the company; they may have been taken over or bought out by another company who is now responsible for their activities, so your claim can be pursued with them.

Work Related Illnesses or Industrial Diseases

On this site we have split work related illness into three areas. Firstly, the most common industrial illnesses which is those causing breathing difficulties. This page includes information on making claims for mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, occupational/industrial asthma, silicosis.

The next page covers illnesses caused by exposure to pollution. This includes acute and chronic exposure to air, land or water pollution, for both employees and members of the public living in the area affected.

The third page covers other work related illnesses including noise induced hearing loss or industrial deafness, dermatitis, hand-arm vibration syndrome or vibration white finger, musculoskeletal (e.g. back injuries) or repetitive strain injuries and work related stress.

If you have an illness caused or made worse by work and you think your employer is at fault, you will want to make a claim for compensation for

  • Your pain and suffering
  • Any loss of earnings
  • Specialist care and rehabilitation

As one of the leading specialist personal injury solicitors Stonehewer Moss are a local friendly firm with specialist knowledge and experience. We can guide and support you through the process of securing the compensation that you are entitled to.

Did you know?

By law employers have to take out Employers Liability Insurance to protect their employees in the event of an illness at work.

By claiming compensation for a workplace illness you will not only obtain your rightful compensation but also ensure that in future health and safety issues will be given proper priority and thereby help prevent future industrial illness.

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