Unionline recovers millions of pounds in compensation each year for GMB members who have been involved in an accident or contracted an occupational illness.
Every year thousands of people are diagnosed with medical conditions caused by their work.
Your employers are under a duty to safeguard your health and safety and if your doctor has told you that you are suffering from an illness that has been caused or made worse by your work, you may be able to claim compensation COMPLETE ENQUIRY FORM HERE if your employers are at fault.
The symptoms of work related conditions can come on suddenly, for example when you start a new job, or they can develop over a period of time. In the case of Asbestos related illnesses or Bladder Cancer the exposure may have been many years before you detect any symptoms.
Legal claims must normally be started within 3 years of the date that you first knew that you were suffering from a medical condition that had been caused by your work.