Specialist Industrial Disease Solicitors

February 10, 2021 2:22 pm

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Claiming Compensation for Industrial Disease

The specialist industrial disease team at Larcomes Solicitors specialise in securing compensation for victims of Asbestos related diseases.

When you or someone close to you has just been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness you want clear advice and assistance, with an experienced solicitor who understands this complex area of law and has the expertise to guide you through the claims process.

Many patients and their families are unaware that they have a right to make a claim for compensation against their employer.

Certain legislation is in place to ensure that people suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families can seek compensation for wrongful exposure and reduced quality of life.

Our asbestos claims specialists have built up exceptional expert knowledge in this area having acted for many sufferers of asbestos related disease throughout the South of England, South East, London and Home Counties. We can provide advice and guidance on all Asbestos related illnesses including:

  • Asbestos Injuries
  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestos Related Lung Cancer
  • Asbestosis
  • Asbestos related Pleural Thickening
  • Pleural Plaques

We can also act on behalf of relatives and dependants of people who have died because of industrial and occupational diseases.

Industrial Disease Support Groups

Larcomes Asbestos Claims Team is proud to be a specialist panel member and support the work of the southern asbestos support group HASAG Asbestos Disease Support. HASAG Asbestos Disease Support is a charity dedicated to helping people suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families throughout the South of England, South East, London and Home Counties. Providing a complete source of help and support for anyone with an asbestos-related disease and their loved ones.

Our specialist Industrial Disease Solicitors

Our industrial disease team is led by Richard Hopgood who specialises in representing asbestos disease victims and their families and in dealing with compensation claims for asbestos related pleural thickening, asbestosis, asbestos related lung cancer and mesothelioma. Richard has been heading this team for the past twenty years and his breadth of knowledge in his field is outstanding.

Richard is actively involved with various asbestos victim support groups and he is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Richard  acts exclusively for claimants and their families and has never represented defendant companies in asbestos related claims.

Richard has been part of several research panels, including on the Respect-MESO study, which looked at the benefits of early involvement of palliative care specialists in the treatment of mesothelioma. A link to view a copy of the final reported paper is detailed below.

Making a compensation claim

Our specialist industrial disease team has built up exceptional expert knowledge in this area having acted for many sufferers of asbestos related diseases throughout the South of England, South East, London and Home Counties.

We understand at the time of diagnosis you will want clear advice and assistance without the worry of paying solicitor fees. We provide a no win, no fee service to our clients and we will thoroughly investigate your claim. We offer a friendly yet professional service and to save you having to travel we will come to visit you at your home if you prefer.

To speak to one of our specialist industrial disease team regarding an asbestos compensation claim, please call 023 9244 8100 or make an online enquiry

https://research-information.bris.ac.uk/ws/portalfiles/portal/197883577/Full_text_PDF_accepted_author_manuscript_.pdf


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