Case studies - 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:
- Workplace cancer
- Asbestos-related disease
- Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Hand-arm vibration syndrome (vibration white finger)
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 Damages Awarded for Mesothelioma Case
Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 428,061 compensation awarded for mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.
Joiner Wins Â£175,000 Claim for Mesothelioma
Latest industrial disease case studies. Â£175,000 compensation awarded for mesothelioma sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.
45,850 Damages 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.
9K Damages for 62 Year Old with Pleural Plaques
Damages were awarded to a 62 year old man for pleural plaques caused by exposure to asbestos.
20,030 Damages for Exposure to Diesel Fumes
Latest work-related illness case studies. Damages awarded to PSV fitter following cancer diagnosis.
201,832 Awarded for Exposure to Asbestos Fibres
Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. Damages for mesothelioma death.
60K Awarded After Exposure to Industrial Air Pollution
The widow of a 34 year old engineer worked on a tanker received on behalf of her late husband damages in an industrial pollution air pollution case.
44,000 Awarded for Plant Worker's Emphysema
Average compensation for various claims including emphysema was awarded to four claimants in a test case.
32,690 for 50% Loss of Lung Function
Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. Award for worker suffering from serious lung damage.
449,180 Awarded for Beryllium Poisoning
Compensation for a hazardous substances poisoning claim was awarded to a 38 year-old man for berylliosis from exposure to beryllium dust during his employment as a machinist.
55,000 for Poisoning from a Hazardous Substance
Damages for an ethyl acetate poisoning claim were awarded to a 42 year-old man for injuries caused by inhaling a hazardous substance during his employment.
14,000 Awarded for Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
A 62-year-old man was awarded damages for suffering Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) after years working as a polisher and fitter.
146,000 Awarded for Injuries from Toluene Exposure
Damages were awarded to a 30 year old man for permanent serious injuries caused by inhalation of the hazardous substances, namely toluene, e-hexane and ethyl acetate in the course of his employment with the local council.
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.
12,000 Awarded for a Repetitive Strain Injury
Latest work-related illness case studies. Two claimants awarded damages for RSI.
1.3 Million Awarded to 20 Workers for Mercury Poisoning
The High Court in London award damages to twenty miners for mercury poisoning.
44,000 Damages for Workplace Cancer
Latest work-related illness case studies. Four coking plant workers awarded damages.
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.
18,500 Awarded for Silicosis Illness from Dust
Latest work-related illness case studies. Damages awarded to 74-year-old for occupational mixed dust silica exposure.
Case studies for other injury types
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