Following are some examples of Work Related Illnesses. If you feel your situation is similar to any of the below or if you were injury at work and feel it was the fault of your employer our Work Related Illnesses Solicitors would like to hear from you.
Claimant worked in industrial engineering and had been provided with inadequate protective headwear. As a result the client’s hearing was damaged. A claim was made against the employer and the protective headwear manufacture resulting in a payment of £4,000.
Claimants worked in a British Coal Mine. A Judge found that British Coal should have known of the risk of Vibration White Finger, resulting from vibration exposure, from 1 January 1975 and thereafter should have put in place preventative steps to prevent miners contracting the ailment.
Compensation was awarded to claimants who represented a much larger group of ex-miners who wished to pursue Work Related Illnesses Claims. Levels of compensation awarded ranged from between £5,000 and £50,000.
Limitation date – Time to bring a claim – 3 years from the date on which you were first aware of an illness and the possiblity of making a claim.
For more information on Work Related Illnesses Claims please call us on: 0800 195 5218.