There are many causes of lung cancer including inhalation of asbestos. Indeed, some estimates are that there are six lung cancers caused by asbestos inhalation for every case of mesothelioma.
Diseases caused by asbestos and silica are the most well known dust diseases. However, inhalation of substantial quantaties of any dust has been known to be harmful to health for centuries. Many dusts cause diseases.
Dust diseases are frequently described by reference to the dust that caused them. Where these conditions have arisen in the course of employment, they are often compensible. Claims may be brought at common law or under various statutory schemes.
Segelov Taylor is able to provide advice and assistance to anyone suffering a dust disease.
Start the compensation process by arranging a free case assessment.
In the free initial case assessment we will obtain general information and provide preliminary advice on whether we believe you are likely to have a claim for compensation, the value of any claim and our costs in the event you were to instruct us.
The case assessment is usually via phone (we will call you at the arranged time) or by video conference (such as Zoom or Teams).
There is no cost associated with this case assessment, nor any obligation to instruct us in your matter.