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Industrial Disease Claims Solicitors in Northern Ireland
Our industrial disease solicitors have been helping people across Northern Ireland for over 50 years. We are here to make sure you receive the support and compensation that you deserve. Contact our expert industrial disease solicitors to find out how to claim compensation for your injuries. We offer free and confidential telephone consultations. Whether you’re in Belfast or anywhere else in Northern Ireland, let our solicitors help.
Our industrial disease solicitors will help
You have right to work in a safe environment. If your employer fails in their duty of care towards you, the resulting injuries can be very serious.
We have been helping people across Northern Ireland for over 50 years. Industrial disease claims can be complex; however, we have the knowledge and drive to make sure that you receive the personal injury compensation you deserve.
What is an industrial disease?
An industrial disease, also referred to as occupation disease, is an illness or condition caused by a person’s work environment. It may be linked to exposure to a hazardous substance or loud noises. In many instances, the employer’s failure can lead to serious injuries that can impact a person their entire life.
Common types of industrial disease claims
A poor work environment can lead to an assortment of problems that vary in complexity and severity. Common industrial diseases that we have helped clients claim for include:
- Asbestos-Related Disease Claims & Compensation
- Hearing Loss
- Vibration injuries
- Skin disease
- Respiratory diseases
This isn’t an exhaustive list. Our solicitors understand that industrial diseases take on many forms, affecting people in a number of ways. If you suffer from these or any other types of industrial diseases, please contact our solicitors today to learn more about industrial disease claims.
What are some common causes of an industrial disease in Northern Ireland?
Industrial diseases are illnesses rooted in inadequate and unsafe workplace conditions. They are frequently caused by:
- Insufficient protection – Employers have a duty to create a safe environment and provide you with adequate protective equipment. If they fail in this task, it may result in an industrial disease.
- Exposure to harmful substances or environments – Hazardous substances can damage your health and lead to irreparable harm.
- Loud Noises – If you work in a loud environment without any protection, you may develop life-long issues.
- Repetitive Actions – Completing repetitive actions without adequate breaks and training could result in an industrial disease.
- Inadequate training – Workers were not given the training necessary to carry out their jobs safely.
Symptoms can take years, if not decades, to develop. If you suffered from an industrial disease, contact our solicitors to get the support you deserve.
How much is my industrial disease injury claim worth?
The amount your industrial diseases claim is worth is tied closely with the complexity of your injuries. Our website features a compensation calculator that can provide you with a general estimate. However, it takes an expert solicitor to examine your claim and provide you with the detailed guidance you deserve. Contact our solicitors today to find out precisely how much your industrial disease injury claim is worth.
How long will my industrial disease claim take?
The length of time an industrial disease claim takes can vary quite widely. This is because the length of time is closely tied with the complexity of the claim. Our personal injury solicitors need to examine many aspects of your claim in order to provide you with an exact answer. If you call us on 0800 020 9311, our industrial disease solicitors would be happy to guide you through this process.
Choose the best industrial disease solicitors in Northern Ireland
We are considered the best industrial diseases solicitors in Northern Ireland. We have the knowledge and experience to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. Our Trustpilot features hundreds of happy clients that can attest to our dedication and results.
If you or someone you know has suffered from an industrial disease, contact our personal injury solicitors or visit our offices in Belfast, Glengormley and Carrickfergus. We are here to help.
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Our Industrial Disease Cases
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Carol worked for Nortel Networks UK Ltd, formerly Standard Telephones and cables. Her role included the inspection of PC boards on the loud factory floor
Industrial Disease Solicitors in Northern Ireland FAQs
It is not legal to claim on a “No Win, No Fee” basis in Northern Ireland. In most cases, if you win your claim, then all fees are usually paid for by an insurer.
According to The Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, your employer should take responsible steps to protect you from an industrial disease. If they failed in their duty of care, and you are injured, you could begin a compensation claim.
While industries disease claims may be intricate, our solicitors have been helping injury victims across Northern Ireland for over 50 years. We’re experts in our field and we’re confident we’ll be able to assist with your claim.
Your first step is to get in contact with our solicitor by calling 0800 020 9311. We will determine whether your employer breached their duty of care and ensure that you receive the support you need.
If you bear some responsibility for your injury, liability may be slip. The court will split the compensation accordingly.