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Thousands are suffering each year with some form of fibrosis. It could mean that it was contracted by exposure to dangerous minerals and hazardous dust at work.
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Thousands of workers have been exposed to asbestos fibres or dust and are suffering from asbestosis, and in many cases, it is fatal.
Thousands are being diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness annually and many are realising that it could have been caused due to a negligent employer.
Over a million are diagnosed with COPD every year. Alongside smoking, exposure to occupational dusts is also a common cause for the progressive disease.
Despite asbestos being banned, it is still possible to inhale particles in certain occupations and develop lung cancer or other asbestos-related conditions.
If you were a carpenter born in 1940 in Britain, you have a 1 in 17 chance of dying from Mesothelioma, as stated on the Health and Safety Executive website.
The causes of Pleurisy are varied, but one reason is negligent employers exposing their employees to harmful irritants, in which case, compensation is deserved.
If you have been diagnosed with pleural effusion or any other lung diseases that could have been caused by unsafe working conditions then you may be entitled to claim for compensation...
Pleural plaque is a chalky substance that develops in the linings of your lungs if you have been exposed to asbestos.
Pleural thickening can be the result of long term exposure to asbestos, from inhalation of the microscopic fibres that can become lodged in the pleura.
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In 2017/18, 555,000 injuries happened at work - that's over half a million! Employers have a duty of care to employees but injuries still occur.
When you think of an accident in a public place, what comes to mind? We worked behind the scenes to find out the most common places where accidents occur...
Here, we define exactly what 'duty of care' means in terms of negligence and making a personal injury claim in the UK.