Asbestosis compensation claims rightfully awarded for shortening people’s lives

Asbestosis is a progressive and irreversible lung disease that causes a number of serious health conditions such as asbestos_piececancer, pulmonary hypertension and heart attack. Asbestosis is a disease that threatens a person’s lifestyle and lifespan. For sufferers of asbestosis, Asbestosis compensation claims are available through work compensation i.e. Work Cover.

To find out more about asbestosis compensation claims call 1800 006 766 for free advice.

Asbestosis is a chronic pneumoconiosis disease in which the parenchymal tissue of the lungs undergoes slow and repetitive fibrosis, or scarring. Asbestosis is caused by the inhalation and retention of asbestos dust or fibers.
Asbestosis has claimed the lives of many. Those most at risk are people who have had long careers in the mining and manufacturing industries. However Asbestosis also claims the health of those who have handled or removed asbestos from homes and offices.

Symptoms of asbestosis may include:asbestosis
•    Shortness of breath
•    Coughing and Chest pain
•    Blood in the sputum
•    Difficulty swallowing
•    Loss of appetite or weight loss
•    Swelling in the neck or face

If you have any of these symptoms after exposure to asbestos please seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Asbestosis is unpredictable and unfair; its progress is difficult to determine. For some it may take up to 20 years before symptoms appear. For others the disease can develop fully in seven years. For the unfortunate asbestosis can claim a life in as little as 13 years.

This disease is undiscerning and unforgiving, many suffers may have to take  on less lucrative jobs that are less demanding on their health and many are forced into early retirement.

If you, a loved one or friend have ever been exposed to asbestos during your working life you may be entitled to asbestos compensation. How you got the disease needs investigating and treatment must be instigated immediately.  The expenses can be ongoing and you need to be prepared for the heavy costs involved.

We work with lawyers who specialise in asbestosis compensation claims and they can assess your eligibility for compensation. It is important that you make an asbestos compensation claim as soon as possible. Early intervention will help you receive the care you need so you can go on to live as full and rich a life as possible.

Contact the Work Compensation helpline for more information and we can assess your entitlements to asbestosis compensation. Call 1800 006 766 today and find out your legal rights to asbestosis compensation claims.