Mesothelioma Compensation Claims

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    Mesothelioma Compensation Claims

    What is mesothelioma?

    Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs and is caused by exposure to asbestos. This is a fatal condition. If you have been diagnosed with this illness, our expert solicitors can help you claim compensation.

    Asbestos is a type of mineral that was widely used in construction until it was banned in the UK in 1999. Tiny asbestos fibres get easily stuck in the lungs of people who inhale them, which can lead to damage and scarring. Mesothelioma takes a long time to develop, with the average time being around 20 years after exposure but reaching over 35 years in some cases.

    Given the nature of the condition, our team of specialists will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.

    If you have a different type of asbestos-related disease, take a look at our Asbestos-Related Disease page.

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    What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

    If you suspect you may have mesothelioma, you must contact a doctor immediately. Common symptoms of the disease are:

    • chest pain
    • shortness of breath
    • fatigue (extreme tiredness)
    • a high temperature (fever) and sweating, particularly at night
    • a persistent cough
    • loss of appetite and unexplained weight loss
    • clubbed (swollen) fingertips

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

    If you have already been diagnosed, it’s in your best interests to contact a solicitor as you may be due significant compensation. You can still make a claim, even if:
    • You’re making a claim against an employer who is no longer trading
    • You were exposed to asbestos decades ago
    • You have Mesothelioma but you’re unsure when you were exposed to asbestos
    • You didn’t work directly with asbestos but lived with someone who did

    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 both the victims and the families of those diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases.

    Any person suffering from mesothelioma or asbestos-induced lung cancer can expect to meet with one of our specialists within 24 hours of first making contact with MRH Solicitors, no matter where you reside in the UK.

    We use only the leading medical experts and care professionals in every claim to ensure compensation is maximised for you. We can also tailor the claims process to suit your individual needs.

    Our team will handle your claim with expertise and sensitivity and support you all the way through your claim. We ensure that each case is dealt with as a priority and with minimal inconvenience to you.

    Get in touch today and we will begin your claim almost immediately, leaving you and your family with peace of mind in regards to compensation. Contact MRH Solicitors industrial disease team on 01204 535 333 or fill out our online form today.

    “My solicitor was friendly. I would recommend MRH to anyone which I already have. I couldn’t praise your firm enough.”
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