Occupational
& industrial
disease lawyers

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Claiming compensation for occupational disease

An occupational or industrial disease is an illness caused—or contributed to—by work, including pre-existing diseases if work has aggravated the condition.

Occupational and industrial diseases can include:

If you have been diagnosed with an occupational disease owing to your employer's neglect, you may be able to claim compensation. Safety regulations and workplace legislation state that employers should follow the appropriate precautions and procedures to protect employees.

If you have worked in an industry in which you were exposed to a toxic substance or harmful dust, contact Maurice Blackburn to speak with specialised personal injury lawyers who can help you to understand your case.

Why Maurice Blackburn?

We can assess whether you can make a claim, compile your case, and guide you through every step to reach a settlement which grants you financial relief from your illness. Maurice Blackburn has successfully gained compensation for clients who have suffered from lung diseases such as asbestosis, mesothelioma, black lung, pulmonary fibrosis, silicosis, occupational asthma, lung cancer and other debilitating illnesses.

We offer professional legal advice and law services for sufferers of occupational diseases in Australia. Our dedicated industrial disease lawyers are experts in the field of workers' rights and compensation law, and they can guide you through every step of the claim process to help you get the compensation you deserve.

We offer 'no win, no fee'* arrangements for these types of cases, which means that you don’t have to pay for our legal services if we don't win.

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, 
Darwin and throughout Australia. Contact Maurice Blackburn for more information.

Contact us today to find out how we can help.

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Our occupational diseases lawyers are experienced in winning fair compensation for our clients on a no win, no fee basis.

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