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Virtually all cases of mesothelioma are linked to asbestos exposure. It is a rare cancer of the linings which cover and protect the body’s organs. Most commonly, mesothelioma occurs in the lungs or abdomen but can also affect the linings of the heart, testicles and ovaries, thoracic and abdominal cavities and surrounding internal organs. Symptoms of mesothelioma include shortness of breath, pain in the lower back or side of the chest, coughing and weight loss. Mesothelioma is the most insidious of the asbestos-related diseases in that it can affect people who have experienced low or intermittent levels of asbestos exposure.
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and can recall how you came into contact with asbestos you may be eligible to claim compensation from your former employer or their insurers.
As a starting point, it is vital that you instruct specialist mesothelioma compensation solicitors to deal with your claim as this will improve the prospects of you recovering your compensation swiftly. It is important to move quickly on such claims as there are strict time limits for claiming.
Our specialist mesothelioma solicitors will look into the circumstances of your exposure to asbestos and assess whether a claim can be pursued against your employers or any other party directly. Even if the entities no longer trade, you could still claim against their insurers. We have a database of traced insurers which we will consult when advising you on the prospects of succeeding in your mesothelioma compensation claim.
We pride ourselves on recovering mesothelioma compensation quickly and depending on the facts of your case, claims can settle within as short a period as 60 days from opening. Other cases can take longer if there are difficulties in tracing evidence in support of exposure to asbestos but we always deal with all cases on an urgent basis to make as much progress as possible.
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When evaluating a case for mesothelioma compensation, our expert solicitors will ask you a number of questions including:-
Our expert lawyers will also look into the company and insurance history for the potentially liable companies at the outset as a priority.
Depending on the research carried out and the answers to the questions raised, cases for mesothelioma compensation can be dealt with extremely swiftly and in evaluating a potential case, such questions will always be asked at the outset to assist our expert team in assessing the prospects of succeeding in your case.
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Our expert team of mesothelioma solicitors have dealt with a wide variety of mesothelioma claims, often involving novel circumstances. In dealing with so many different past claims for mesothelioma compensation, our team use their experience and knowledge to assess new claims quickly and advance such cases with focus, speed and vigour.
Here are just some of the notable cases we have dealt with in the past….
Our specialist team of mesothelioma solicitors also keep up to date with all new developments involving mesothelioma, whether this is in the form of groundbreaking medical research, new state benefits, legal reform or newly decided cases, clinical trials and the development of new treatments.
Our team is committed to raising awareness of the dangers of asbestos exposure resulting in the development of mesothelioma by regularly writing newsletters and articles for medical professionals and lay people to review.
It is vital that sufferers are aware of their right to claim mesothelioma compensation and are kept informed about changes in all issues surrounding the condition.
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Treatment options for mesothelioma will depend on a number of issues, your general health and fitness, the stage of your cancer and any additional medical conditions you may have.
As there is currently no cure for mesothelioma, treatment aims at controlling the condition and symptoms for as long as possible.
For more information on treatment options, currently available in the UK, please click the link.
We appreciate that you will inevitably have more questions so for further help and advice please just pick up the phone and speak to one of our Solicitors today on Freephone: 0800 058 2737 or if you would prefer send us a quick email
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