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Asbestosis – Further Information


There are a number of diseases and health problems that can be caused by exposure to asbestos. Most asbestos-related illnesses can develop more than twenty years after exposure to the substance, and the impact is often not solely related to the Claimant alone but has a much wider effect on the family as a whole. The following conditions are the most common to be associated with asbestos exposure:


Asbestos-related Lung Cancers (such as Mesothelioma)


Pleural thickening or pleural plaques

Professions most likely to encounter health issues as a result of exposure to asbestos include cable layers, carpenters, construction workers, electricians, heating and ventilation engineers, to name but a few. Wives and partners have even been known to develop asbestos-related health problems after washing their spouses’ work clothes that were covered with asbestos dust.

Harris Fowler can help

We realize that the process of making a claim can be a daunting prospect, but Harris Fowler will help you through the process of an Asbestosis related disease claim every step. Our extensive experience means that we can get you the compensation you deserve.

If you or a family member have suffered from exposure to asbestos, and would like free expert advice, pick up the phone and call our FREEPHONE number 0800 213214 or fill out the form.