Asbestos related cancers are killers. For over 5 decades people worked with and were exposed to asbestos on an everyday occurrence unaware of the harmful fibres within asbestos products they were being exposed too. Nowadays, asbestos products are more regulated, however it has been reported that there is a growing trend in Mesothelioma cases as the cancer can lie dormant for over 25 years in some cases before surfacing.
If you or someone close to you has contacted Mesothelioma and wish to make a compensation Mesothelioma claim then it is always best in these circumstances to talk to a proper Mesothelioma lawyer or personal injury lawyer who will help you in your right to make a claim for compensation.
Asbestos exposure was most at risk in certain industries throughout the 50’s, 60’s and even into the late 70’s. Although workers could have carried the asbestos fibres into the family home on their clothes and hair. Here is a list of occupations that have been highlighted by organisations as being the most at risk from contacting Mesothelioma.
- Carpenters and Joiners
- Boiler, Pipe and Heating Workers
- Shipbuilding/Shipyard Workers
- Navy Seamen
- Laggers and Sprayers
- Plumbers and Gasfitters
- Construction and Demolition Workers
- Painters and Decorators
- Railway Workers and Coach Construction
- Power Station Workers
- Laboratory and Research
- Asbestos Manufacture and Sales
Remember, trusted Injury Lawyers run all claims under a ‘No Win No Fee’ claims policy and offer their clients 100% compensation. There are no hidden fees or charges. A good injury lawyer will always, charge the losing firm for their fees, and not the client whom they are supposed to be representing.