FAQs

A bit confused about industrial diseases such as RSI, hearing loss or asbestosis or how to claim? Worry not - we have the answers for you!

Industrial_Disease_claim_online.gifBelow you'll find the most commonly  asked industrial illnessIndustrial_Disease_FAQ questions we get, all in one place to make it easier for you to really understand industrial disease and what we can do to help you. 

Whether it is about an illness or about the claiming process we can help.

Simply click on the question for more details as we may be able to assist you with your Industrial Injury query.            

If your question isn't covered below, please feel free to contact us or call for Free on 0800 012 6628.

Do I have a valid claim?

Are you experiencing problems or symptoms which you think may be related to your working environment?

Have you been INJURED in an ACCIDENT at WORK or in a ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT?

If you answer yes to any of these then you could have a strong claim.

The job you do doesn't matter, if you have been made ill or injured then you have the right to claim compensation.

Call our FREEPHONE HELPLINE on 0800 012 6628 or claim online here and one of our experienced staff will assess your case.

What sort of injuries or illness can I claim for?

Any work related injury or illness that was cuased through working.

Your injury may be as minor as a soft tissue injury or as severe as a life threatening condition.

If you have been injured or made ill in any way due to work you can made an industrial disease claim with us today.

Will claiming affect my current job?

You can not be sacked or disciplined for making a work injury or illness claim against your employer. You are protected by the Employment Rights Act 1996.

Don't worry about your employer paying the compensation either as this is paid by their insurance company.

Will I have to meet with a solicitor?

As a rule, no.

We will initially come to you and we can usually process claims over the telephone, or via the post. 

We operate a customer service based operation so you can be sure that you will receive a personal and expert service.

I no longer work in industrial environment. Does this matter?

No. As long as your injury/illness has been caused by your employment, past or present, you can still make a claim.

The company I used to work for has gone out of business. Can I still make a claim?

Yes.

Your solicitor will trace the Employers Liability insurer who insured the business at the time you worked there.

The claim will be paid out by that insurer.

I was provided with protection. Can I still claim?

Yes, it may have not been sufficient to stop the injury/illness or compulsory to wear.

I am retired. Does this matter?

Not at all.

Will I have to go to court?

It is very unlikely as thousands of these types of claims are settled out of court every week.

How much could I receive?

It all depends on the type of claim but a successful claim can pay out thousands.  For more specific information click Your Compensation

How long will it take to receive my compensation?

This depends on the type and complexity of the claim but as a general guide straight forward claims may take as little as 6 – 12 months.

Will it cost me anything?

Your claim will be conducted under a Genuine No Win-No Fee Agreement.

What happens if I lose my case?

You will have nothing to pay.

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