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Industrial Lung Disease is also known as Occupational Lung Disease, Pneumoconiosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis (which is also known as Fibrosing Alveolitis), Industrial Dust Disease or Interstitial Lung Disease.   The term Pneumoconiosis refers to a group of lung diseases caused by inhalation and the retaining of toxic dusts in the lungs.  This also includes the more common Industrial Lung Diseases and is sometimes referred to as Industrial Dust Disease.

If you or your partner suffer from some form of lung diseases which has been caused by specific dusts in the workplace you can may a claim for compensation.  The main symptoms are usually breathlessness (shortness of breath) and chest pain. The lung diseases you can claim for are:
  • Diffuse Mesothelioma
  • Asbestosis
  • Pneumoconiosis (including silicosis, asbestosis and kaolinosis)
  • Primary carcinoma of the lung where there is accompanying evidence of one or both of asbestosis or bilateral diffuse pleural thickening
  • Diffuse pleural thickening
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Coal Miner’s Lung Pneumoconiosis (Black Lung Disease)
  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Byssinosis 
  • Caplan’s Syndrome
  • Berylliosis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Cancer of the Lung
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

If you have one of the lung diseases, including Diffuse Mesothelioma and it was caused by your past or present employment then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.  If you are the dependant or a partner of a sufferer who has died as a result of lung disease due to their work, then you may also still be entitled to make a claim but there are strict time limits in force.  For any advice on your entitlements to make a claim due to lung disease please give us a call today or complete our Contact Us form for free legal advice which no obligations.

Johnson Law Solicitors can help you with your compensation claim for industrial lung disease

Johnson Law Solicitors have over 50 years personal injury claim experience dealing with injuries at work, car accident or public place are in particular Industrial Occupational Diseases are our specialty.  We have successfully brought thousands of claims on behalf of our clients to swift conclusion with the highest possible compensation awarded for their injuries, suffering and loss of expenses.

If your lung disease was due to your working environment or lack of protective clothing or equipment then we will successfully pursue a claim against your employers’ Insurers and get you the highest possible compensation result possible for this debilitating injury.

Call Johnson Law Solicitors today for free legal advice and help on your lung disease and related conditions on 0800 130 0699 or complete our online claim form.