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Asbestos | mesothelioma

If you experienced asbestos exposure and, as a result, have suffered a related illness such as mesothelioma, lung cancer or asbestosis, you and your family will want information, guidance and support from day one.

Our specialist solicitors can advise you on all aspects of making asbestos compensation claims.


Help with your asbestos claims

Specialist mesothelioma claims solicitors at Hugh James understand that at such a difficult time you are looking for more than compensation. You need thorough information, understanding and guidance. For free advice and an obligation-free consultation on your mesothelioma claim, please call our team today.

Asbestos related illnesses

Are you worried that you have been exposed to asbestos? If so, you should consult your GP as soon as possible. Symptoms of breathlessness or a painful chest can cause concern if you have been exposed to asbestos in the past.

The likelihood is that it is unrelated to your asbestos exposure, as the risk of developing an asbestos condition such as mesothelioma is in fact quite low. Your GP is the best person to guide you as to what, if anything, needs done. They may refer you to a hospital for a chest X-ray if they feel it necessary. Depending on its outcome a scan and/or other investigations may be required.

Asbestos related illness can include:

  • Pleural plaques
  • Diffuse Pleural Thickening
  • Asbestosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Mesothelioma

If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos condition it is important that you find out as much as you can about your condition from your doctor.

How can Hugh James asbestos claim lawyers help you?

Hugh James Solicitors has developed a unique service on behalf of people who have been diagnosed as suffering from an illness or disease as a result of asbestos exposure. Compensation is sometimes necessary, and the team at Hugh James will provide a range of support and assistance to clients and their families in addition to our specialist compensation claims service. The service we offer provides assistance with:

  • Obtaining medical information on your behalf
  • Putting you and your family in touch with agencies that can help with applying for benefits, unlocking social service support and nursing care
  • Providing further information about asbestos and its effects
  • Providing the advice you need to put your financial affairs in order and helping you plan for the future of you and your family

Where possible,  seeking early interim awards such as accommodation adaptations, purchase of necessary equipment and providing relevant nursing care to make things easier for you.

Make your claim today

The Hugh James team has all the expertise and experience that you and your family need during mesothelioma compensation claims. We will provide expert and sensitive guidance at this difficult and worrying time and you won’t need to worry about the cost.

We’ve successfully represented clients across England, Cardiff, Swansea and South Wales. We will provide expert and sensitive guidance at this difficult and worrying time and you will not need to worry about the cost. We’ve successfully represented clients to help them obtain asbestos exposure compensation in Cardiff, Swansea and South Wales, and our team of lawyers is accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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