Industrial Disease

    What Is An Industrial Disease?

    “Industrial Disease” is a term used when describing a condition/illness which has developed due to being exposed to a dangerous substance or unsafe working conditions in the workplace.

    After you have been exposed to the dangerous substance or unsafe working conditions, you may develop a variety of illnesses.

    If you have suffered from an industrial disease, and think you may have a potential claim, the first step is to tell us about it. We can offer you an initial free consultation to inform you whether you have a case.

     

    What illnesses can develop from industrial disease?

    There are many types of industrial diseases that can develop after exposure, we have given a few example below. If you are unsure, one quick call to us and we will tell you if you have a potential claim.

    • Respiratory Diseases
    • Skin Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Vibration Injuries

    The process of your claim

    Firstly, contact Gray Magee Solicitors,  we will take your full details of your case.  Secondly, we will send a claim letter to the person/organisation you are claiming against. We inform them about your  industrial disease and why you hold them at fault.  Usually after that there is a process of negotiation to see if it is possible to agree to settle your case without Court proceedings.  However, if no agreement can be reached,  proceedings can be issued to take your case to Court.  If the matter is not settled then it will be taken in front of a judge. The judge will make a decision as to whether or not you are entitled to compensation for your industrial disease claim. The judge will also decide how much that compensation is to be.  We always try to claim the maximum amount of compensation for you, that you can successfully recover in each case.

    Costs of your industrial disease claim

    The initial consultation with us FREE!

    When you contact us and share you case with our specialist solicitors, we will inform you of whether you have a claim or not.

    If you are successful in making a claim the at fault party will have to pay all legal and associated costs as well as compensation to you.

    How long until you receive your compensation?

    How long it takes to get your compensation can vary from case to case. The time to receive your compensation depends on the circumstances of your case. At Gray Magee Solicitors we cannot give you a clear estimate until you tell us all the facts.

    We aim to have all our industrial disease cases closed as quickly as possible but we know that in some cases, it is in the best interest of the client to prolong the case due to worsening or ongoing medical conditions. We want to make sure you get the maximum claim you deserve.

    Why choose Gray Magee Solicitors?

    We offer a friendly personal service to all our clients.  Choose Gray Magee Solicitors to complete your claim, firstly, we will progress the claim as quickly as possible and keep you informed as to how your case is proceeding.  Secondly, when claiming for your injury, we will also claim for any related financial loss that you have experienced. An example of this is, if you have not been able to work for a period of time because of your injury and have not been paid at work.

    Call us for a FREE CONSULTATION or to speak to a Solicitor on 028 90365955

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    Gray Magee Solicitors

    2O Hillview Avenue
    Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
    BT36 6AE

    Tel: 028 90365955
    Email: info@graymagee.com

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