Sadly, exposure to asbestos can cause deadly lung cancer. This disease will make life very difficult and, if it was caused by another’s negligence, you should explore the possibility of claiming for compensation. That’s where we can help!
Asons’ has a specialist team of compensation solicitors. Give us a few minutes of your time and we’ll be able to tell you if you have a case for compensation or not. Give us a call today and find out if we can help you.
Speak to one of our experienced compensation claims advisors free of charge today on 01204 521 133 or on live chat for a consultation. Alternatively, you can fill in one of our claims forms or use our Compensation Calculator, and we’ll call you back.
Why does Asbestos Cause Cancer?
The truth is that the doctors don’t really know and it’s often very difficult to prove the connection medically. However, the medical profession usually accepts that when there is asbestosis, and lung cancer develops, asbestos is the cause. This still applies even if the person is a smoker too!
If asbestosis is not present, and lung cancer develops, it is generally considered very difficult to prove that exposure to asbestos caused it.
How Could I have Been Exposed to Asbestos?
Most asbestos exposure in the UK happens at work. Before asbestos was banned, it was used all over the place, from schools to ships, so a great number of people were at risk of exposure.
Sadly, the majority of people who actually worked with asbestos, such as ship builders and construction workers, were not told of the risks. More importantly, nor were they offered any protective equipment.
So, over the years the amount of asbestos lodged in their lungs grew, which resulted in the person suffering from an asbestos-related disease, such as asbestosis. This can then progresses into lung cancer.
Other professions who may be at risk include:
- powerplant workers
- oil refinery workers
Our Experience of Handling Claims for Lung Cancer
Asons have a large team of experienced compensation solicitors. We can offer you advice on claiming for compensation for asbestos-induced lung cancer quickly and in confidence.
If you want to talk to someone about making a claim for compensation, let us help. In only a few minutes, we’ll be able to tell you how likely your claim is to succeed. It’s as simple as that.
So, why not let us take the strain of your compensation claim – we’re happy to!
Asons Keep it Simple!
At Asons, we like to keep it simple. We promise to:
- use plain English wherever we can. Sometimes we have to use legal language, but we keep it to a minimum. We find this helps people understand more about what‘s going on with their case
- allocate you a personal claims handler. They will deal with your case, from the beginning right through to the end. However, sometimes changing your case handler is unavoidable. If this happens, you will be kept fully informed about who will be taking over your case and why
- keep you up-to-date with the status of your case, as it progresses, in a clear and concise manner
- be here when you need us. It’s important that you feel like you can contact us, to ask questions or for clarification, whenever you need to.
In short, we’ll make this process as simple as possible and we’ll take all the strain, so you don’t have to!
Personal injury claims are subject to a ‘statute of limitations’. What this means in laymans terms, is that any claims for compensation must be made within three years of either the date you were exposed to asbestos, or the date you discovered that your illness is due to exposure to asbestos.
‘No Win, No Fee’
Claiming for compensation can be a costly business. But that’s not something you have to worry about at Asons. As part of our promise to keep things simple, we use the ‘no win, no fee’ system. This means you don’t pay a penny until your claim is complete and your compensation money has been awarded.
More on ‘no win, no fee’ here.
Simply contact one of our team to find out if we can help you claim compensation for your asbestos-induced lung cancer. It’s free and there’s no obligation. Give us a few minutes of your time and we’ll assess the chances of your case being successful. And, if you’d like to go ahead, we can start your case straight away!