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Dermatitis Compensation Claims

What is dermatitis?

Industrial dermatitis is a common work-related skin disease that can be caused by exposure to a number of different substances. It causes the skin to become red, inflamed, irritated and can be very painful.

Your employer has a duty of care, so if you have a skin disease and you were advised less than three years ago that it was caused by your working conditions, you could be entitled to make an industrial dermatitis claim.

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What causes dermatitis?

Work-related dermatitis often affects people who work with or are exposed to chemical agents in any form, which can include:

  • Cleaning agents
  • Chemicals
  • Enzymes
  • Printing agents
  • Hair dyes
  • Food additives/flavourings

Industries that are at high risk of work-related skin conditions include:

  • Flavourings industry
  • Chemical workers
  • Cleaners
  • Hairdressers
  • Construction and factory workers
  • Motor vehicle repair

What are the next steps if I think I have a claim?

If you suspect you might be suffering from work-related dermatitis, you should speak to your doctor to get a diagnosis. Dermatitis can cause the affected area to become:

  • Red
  • Dry
  • Inflamed
  • Blistered
  • Cracked
  • Thickened

If you have been diagnosed with dermatitis in the last three years and advised that it’s directly related to your work, you should contact one of our expert solicitors who can guide you through the whole claim-making process and help you get the compensation you are entitled to.

Why choose MRH?

At MRH Solicitors we have a dedicated team with over 90 years combined experience of pursuing claims for compensation against negligent employers on behalf of people diagnosed with industrial diseases.

We use only the leading medical experts and care professionals in every claim to ensure compensation is maximised for you. Our experts will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve with minimal inconvenience to you.

Contact the industrial disease team at MRH Solicitors on 01204 535 333 or fill out our online form today.

““My claim was handled very well. The solicitor was excellent in helping me every steps of the way. All my questions were answered. Very helpful.””
Mr P Corner
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