Occupational asthma is the fastest growing occupational disease in the UK affecting up to 3,000 people per year. It can be caused by a variety of different substances and chemicals and people carrying out a variety of different work can be affected and be suitable for occupational asthma compensation.

Whatever causes someone to develop or aggravate asthma, suffering from it can have a major impact upon your life and work – making it difficult for some to work at all. Reactions to the substances or chemicals can be sudden or can occur over long periods of time. Often people don’t know that they have been exposed to harmful substances and don’t immediately link their symptoms to their work. It can also be difficult proving that the chemicals have caused an injury.

If your asthma has been made worse by your work, or you have suffered occupational asthma, compensation may be available. The Hugh James occupational asthma lawyers will provide the expert help that you need, using their expertise in applying complex laws and regulations for proving your case. We will also instruct the right medical experts to prove that your work has caused your injury.

To get started with your occupational asthma claim, or to receive free guidance and a no obligation consultation, please call us today or fill in an enquiry form.

We can provide answers to frequently asked questions such as:-

  • Am I entitled to occupational asthma compensation?
  • What will it cost?
  • What are my rights with occupational asthma claims?
  • Is there financial help available?
  • Can I have more treatment?
  • Will this affect my job?

Why Hugh James?

Hugh James has considerable expertise in occupational asthma claims for nurses, healthcare workers and other professions across England and Wales.

We have helped thousands of people recover compensation in occupational asthma claims after being injured by their work. We know that asthma can mean a really difficult time for you and your family, so let our experience guide you.

We can explore other ways to help you whilst you get back on your feet including:

  • Seeking interim payments where possible;
  • Exploring treatment and other rehabilitation options with insurers;
  • Providing benefit advice;
  • A free financial check up; and/or
  • Financial planning.

There are strict time limits in occupational asthma claims. Don’t delay and contact us immediately for free initial advice. Our team of occupational asthma solicitors are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Let Hugh James help you. We are the personal injury experts who always have our clients at heart. Our expertise and experience in this area enable us to win cases which other lawyers would not pursue.

Key contact

Simon Ellis is a Partner with Hugh James and has worked with the firm for more than 20 years, having trained and qualified here. Simon heads up the Military Department, advising and assisting current and former military personnel with various health conditions and injuries.

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