Mesothelioma is a disease that is associated with asbestos. It is a rare form of cancer that develops from transformed cells originating in the protective lining that covers several internal organs in the human body, such as the lungs and the heart.
The majority of people who develop mesothelioma have been exposed to asbestos through their jobs, inhaling fibres which cause the cancer to develop most often around the lungs.
Mesothelioma may not develop until 15 to 60 years after you have been exposed to asbestos. Because of the heavy use of asbestos in British industry until the 1970’s, the number of cases in the UK is expected to rise over the next few years as those exposed earlier in life finally begin to develop the disease.
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Making a Claim
If you have developed mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure whilst working for an employer in England and Wales (regardless of where you now live) you may be able to claim compensation. Although many of the companies responsible for your illness may no longer exist, it is still possible for us to successfully claim compensation for you developing the condition.
Carrs solicitors have a high level of expertise in asbestos compensation claims that enables our clients to receive the compensation they deserve.
We advise clients who have been affected by asbestos to seek medical help as well as legal advice as soon as possible. We also assist in claiming Benefits that you are entitled to. Our service not only covers those directly exposed to asbestos but also those who may have been affected by the asbestos brought into their homes by other family members.
Our mesothelioma claims legal service is completely free, win or lose, so do not hesitate to get in touch for a consultation with one of our expert solicitors. The initial consultation will involve a discussion of your case in general, your employment history, and the details of your exposure to asbestos. If you have a case to be made Carrs will keep you well informed during every step of the claim process.