Category Archives: Industrial disease

Industrial diseases and injury are caused by asbestos, chemicals and hazardous substances, and industrial noise without proper protection

Time limits for compensation claim for industrial disease

Time limits can prevent a compensation claim for industrial disease. A case for compensation following an accident is time-barred or out of time if Court proceedings are not commenced within three years of the accident. The date by which the … Continue reading

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Asbestos compensation can be won from a parent company

What if you worked for a company many years ago and were exposed to asbestos? You contract an asbestos related industrial disease and seek compensation. You then find the company you worked for no longer exists, and the insurance policy … Continue reading

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If you worked with asbestos keep a record

I recently met an old friend, David Carter, who remains a great friend and representative to all those who worked in the Devonport Royal Dockyard at Plymouth. He has long been an adviser to those who have suffered the consequences … Continue reading

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Industrial deafness in the workplace

Industrial deafness still common workplace injury Industrial deafness as a workplace injury has been a known risk for many years. The problem of industrial deafness, and how to avoid it, has been known to employers for many years. As long … Continue reading

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More confusion for asbestos victims

Who should pay for asbestos injury? Many headlines and reports were written about an asbestos decision made in The Court of Appeal on 8 October 2010. The case was called the employers’ liability “trigger litigation.” The issue was whether an … Continue reading

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Tracing insurance company – industrial disease

Tracing employers’ liability insurers The need to trace the employers’ liability insurer of a company arises when a personal injury claim is to be made based on employment many years ago. Cases involving asbestos exposure and industrial deafness are the … Continue reading

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