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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 an asbestos compensation claims.

Hugh James are specialist asbestos claims solicitors and understand that at such a difficult time you are looking for more than compensation, and need thorough information, understanding and guidance. For free guidance and an obligation free consultation, call our team today.

Asbestos related illnesses

Are you worried that you have been exposed to asbestos? If you are concerned that you have been exposed to asbestos 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 and depending on the outcome of that a scan and/or other investigations may be required.

Asbestos related illness can include:

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 asbestos claim 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. Hugh James’ asbestos service provides assistance with:

  • Obtaining on your behalf medical information about your illness.
  • 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
  • Making a compensation claim: Hugh James are specialists in asbestos claims, and where possible we will seek early interim awards to make things easier for you, for instance to allow accommodation adaptations, purchase of any necessary equipment and the provision of relevant nursing care.

Asbestos compensation claims

The Hugh James asbestos claims team has all the expertise and experience that you and your family need. 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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