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Claiming asbestos disease compensation



Your Diagnosis Matters In order to bring a successful claim, you’ll firstly need an asbestos-disease diagnosis. Following confirmation of your asbestos-related disease, our legal team will explore work history for signs of exposure. Our experienced team […]

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Work History

High-Risk Industries Most people affected by asbestos disease have been exposed during their employment in manual trades during the past fifty years. Electricians, builders, civil engineers, joiners, laggers, dockers, shipbuilders, fitters, heating engineers and carpenters all bear […]

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How to make a claim

Thousands of people across the UK have been routinely and unlawfully exposed to deadly asbestos fibres.

Legislation exists to help these people and their families, through compensation for wrongful exposure and reduced quality of life.

Whatever your circumstances, simply tell us a little about yourself, your condition & your work history. Our expert team will do the rest.

We’re here to help and ready to take your call. Freephone 0800 038 6767.

Oliver & Co Solicitors Ltd
Douglas House, 117 Forgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1HE

To start your claim call 0800 038 6767 or input your details below to start your claim.

No Win No Fee

Asbestos Justice operate a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis for asbestos-disease claims. Our promise is to remove any risk on your behalf. If your case is successful, you’ll receive compensation for your suffering. If your claim is unsuccessful, an insurance policy […]

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Benefits Advice

There are government benefits available if you have a diagnosed asbestos related disease. Our team can confirm which of these you may be eligible to claim for and will assist you with the applications. For […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are asbestos-related conditions?

Asbestos related conditions can take up to 50 years to develop. There are five asbestos related conditions, mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer, pleural thickening, asbestosis and pleural plaques. For more information please call 0800 038 6767.

What treatments are available for asbestos related conditions?

The treatments offered for asbestos related conditions depend on a number of factors, the condition you have and your general health being the main considerations.

Am I entitled to any government benefits as a result of my condition?

If you were exposed to asbestos whilst in employment in the UK, you may be entitled to Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit or a one off lump sum payment under the Pneumoconiosis Etc (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979.

If you have been exposed to asbestos whilst self-employed, due to environmental factors such as living near an asbestos factory, or through secondary exposure such as from the clothes of a relative, you may be entitled to a payment through the 2008 Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme. If you would like further information or assistance completing the relevant forms, please contact us 0n 0800 038 6767. We’re here to help.

Do I have a claim?

We endeavour to make the claim process as simple as possible. To assess whether you have a claim all we need is a few details about your condition and the circumstances of your asbestos exposure.

Please contact us today on 0800 038 6767 for a quick, informal assessment.


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To receive a thorough and individual assessment, please contact us on 0800 038 6767

*The above figure is only an estimate of the value of the claim for your condition and is based on the Judicial College guidelines, with an additional amount for care and assistance. In addition there will be a claim for loss of income/financial dependency along with any travelling and miscellaneous expenses which will increase the value of your claim further. You may also be entitled to relevant state benefits. For further information on the value of claims or your entitlement to state benefits, please contact us on 0800 038 6767.


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