Legal Aspects of Claiming for Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer

PUBLISHED 27 Jun 2013

People who are exposed to asbestos can retain the fibers in their lungs, causing asbestosis and other medical ailments. Lung cancer is one such occupational hazard that can reduce the victim’s ability to work, leading to dysfunction and depression. This life threatening ailment is caused due to tumor growth resulting from fiber retention and malicious cell growth. Over the years, inhalation of dust particle of presence of asbestosis can speed up the growth of tumor, requiring urgent surgical removal and medical attention. But in most of the cases, victims either don’t have health insurance or their insurance doesn’t cover this occupational hazard, leading to several financial problems.

Several reports have suggested that long term exposure to asbestos is a prime reason behind lung cancer. Therefore, asbestos workers who have been diagnosed with lung cancer can rightfully make claims for compensation with the organization they work for. Sadly, the laws for occupational hazard are complicated, subject to debate and difficult to understand.

Legal Aspects of Claiming for Asbestos Lung Cancer

Filing for personal claim for asbestosis lung cancer is easy, but winning a case and ensuring compensation is a tiring process for the victim and his family. You need to have adequate knowledge of the law and procedures, along with sufficient evidence to prove that there has been overexposure to asbestos due to working conditions and lack of adequate safety measures.

Therefore, it is best to go for professional help like a highly experienced independent lawyer or a law firm that goes through every detail by getting assessment of oncologists, respiratory physicians or epidemiologists to make sure that the ailment falls under proper category before making claim. At the same time, they make sure that you are informed about various laws regarding asbestos and occupational hazard, so that you understanding the claim and the law procedure behind this lawsuit.

Conditions for Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer Claims

Winning and losing is a factor totally dependent on the selection of legal advisors. If you are looking for a law firm that will give you guaranteed success then no other law firm is better than Gerard Malouf & Partners Compensation Lawyers 98 percent success record. The organization has more than 29 years of experience with representing over 15000 compensation claims. Our team of lawyers will guide you in every step of the matter. Our firm makes sure that your claims are fully assessed; you are thoroughly informed and represented in the court.

If you want your asbestos exposure lung cancer compensation, book a free appointment by calling us on 1800 004 878.

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