Asbestos Claims in Northern Ireland

Our solicitors are injury experts with a wealth of knowledge dealing with asbestos claims in Northern Ireland. We understand the devastating impact of these injuries can have, and we’re here to help you get the support you need. 

Contact us for a free consultation with a qualified solicitor on seeking compensation for an asbestos related disease today.

Asbestos Solicitors in Belfast & Northern Ireland

Our asbestos solicitors provide legal representation to people and the loved ones of people who have suffered as a result of prolonged exposure to asbestos and wish to be compensated. 

Paschal O’Hare Solicitors represent those affected by exposure to asbestos, regardless of how minor or severe the associated disease is. Your first step is to get in touch with Paschal O’Hare Solicitors.

What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a fibre-like material that was used in many buildings in Northern Ireland from the 1930s until the 1980s. It was initially seen as a wonder material that offered heat and chemical resistance, and fireproofing. For this reason, it was commonly used in insulation, flooring and roofing. 

After extensive research, it was discovered that asbestos had serious detrimental impacts. When a product that contains asbestos is disturbed, it releases small asbestos fibres into the air. If they are breathed in, it can be in lungs and can create scarring and inflammation. It is also classed as a carcinogen, meaning that it’s a substance capable of causing cancer.

What are asbestos-related diseases?

Asbestos exposure has unfortunately been linked to many different types of conditions, including:

If you have worked with asbestos at any point, it is important to you speak with a medical professional. It may take many years for symptoms to develop, and it is important that you receive the attention that you deserve.

Asbestos exposure at work in Belfast & Northern Ireland

Many people may have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace as a result of its popularity through the 20th century. The following professions are particularly in danger as a result of their proximity to the substance:

  • Construction workers
  • Industrial workers
  • Shipyard workers
  • Firefighters
  • Mechanics
  • Boiler Workers

Please note that this is by no means an exhaustive list as asbestos if found in many items across many areas.

Receive the asbestos compensation you deserve

If you suffered from an injury as a result of asbestos exposure, we are here to help. We are experts that will guide you through the asbestos compensation process, even if the company you worked for is no longer in business.

We will make sure you see medical specialists that will determine how asbestos impacted you, and we’ll ensure you receive the treatment you need. Many people across Northern Ireland have placed their trust in us, and we’ve delivered the results they deserve. 

Making an asbestos claim in Northern Ireland

Our solicitors have been helping people make asbestos claims for decades. Reach out and talk to our asbestos disease experts. We are here to listen and guide you through the personal injury claims process. 

If you or someone you know is suffering as a result of asbestos exposure, irrespective of whether it happened many years ago, contact our solicitors today on 0800 020 9311. We’re here to help.

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