Industrial disease

'Industrial disease' is a legal term for any condition or illness that developed following exposure to a hazardous substance at work or as a result of an unsafe working environment.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimates show that around 2 million people are affected by industrial disease every year.

Industrial diseases include:

If you have suffered from an industrial disease as a result of your employer's actions or negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

With Quittance Legal Services, your industrial disease accident compensation claim will be handled by a highly-experienced solicitor with an excellent track record of winning compensation for claimants who injured at work.

Industrial disease case examples:

428,061 compensation awarded for mesothelioma case

Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 428,061 compensation awarded for mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.

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Joiner wins 175,000 claim for mesothelioma

Latest industrial disease case studies. 175,000 compensation awarded for mesothelioma sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

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45,850 compensation for plumber with asbestosis

Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 45,850 compensation awarded for multiple injuries from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.

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9k compensation for 62 year old with pleural plaques

Latest industrial disease case studies. 9,000 compensation awarded for pleural plaques sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

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20,030 compensation for exposure to diesel fumes

Latest work-related illness case studies. 20,030 compensation awarded for a respiratory disease sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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201,832 awarded for exposure to asbestos fibres

Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 201,832 compensation awarded for mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.

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60k awarded when man exposed to industrial air pollution

Latest industrial disease case studies. 60,000 compensation awarded for multiple injuries sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

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44,000 awarded for plant worker's emphysema

Latest industrial disease case studies. 44,000 compensation awarded for emphysema sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

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32,690 for 50% loss of lung function

Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 32,690 compensation awarded for multiple injuries from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.

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449,180 awarded for beryllium poisoning

Latest industrial disease case studies. 449,180 compensation for a hazardous substance exposure injury sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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55,000 for poisoning from a hazardous substance

Latest industrial disease case studies. 55,000 compensation for a hazardous substance exposure injury sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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14,000 awarded for hand arm vibration syndrome

Latest industrial disease case studies. 14,000 compensation awarded for HAVS sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

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146,000 awarded for injuries from toluene exposure

Latest industrial disease case studies. 146,000 compensation awarded for multiple injuries sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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121k awarded for work related upper limb disorder

Latest work-related illness case studies. 121,000 compensation for a work-related upper limb disorder sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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13,200 awarded to claimant for vibration white finger

Latest work-related illness case studies. 13,200 compensation awarded for HAVS sustained at work. Read more work-related illness claim case examples.

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12,000 awarded for a repetitive strain injury (RSI)

Latest work-related illness case studies. 12,000 compensation awarded for a repetitive strain injury (rsi) sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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1.3 Million awarded to 20 workers for mercury poisoning

Latest industrial disease case studies. 1.3 Million compensation awarded for mercury poisoning sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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44,000 compensation for workplace cancer

Latest work-related illness case studies. 44,000 compensation awarded for workplace cancer sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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Chemical exposure leads to compensation for RAF Corporal

Latest work-related illness case studies. compensation awarded for trichloroethylene (tce) exposure sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

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18,500 awarded for silicosis illness from dust

Latest work-related illness case studies. 18,500 compensation awarded for a silicosis sustained at work. Read more work-related illness claim case examples.

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Case studies for other injury types

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Disclaimer

The case examples featured on this page are for information purposes only. These cases have been featured to provide potential industrial disease claimants an understanding of how the courts ruled on certain claims. The cases featured were not necessarily handled by Quittance but the court rulings are all available in the public domain.