Claiming compensation for occupational diseases
If you have developed an occupational lung disease owing to your employers’ neglect, you may be able to claim compensation. Safety regulations and workplace legislation states that employers should follow the appropriate precautions and procedures to protect employees
Maurice Blackburn represent clients who have suffered from lung diseases such as asbestosis, mesothelioma, black lung, pulmonary fibrosis, silicosis, occupational asthma, lung cancer, melanoma and industrial deafness.
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 lawyers who can help you to understand your case. You may be entitled to compensation.
Maurice Blackburn occupational lung disease lawyers
If you have been diagnosed with a lung disease as a result of your work, Maurice Blackburn can help determine if you have a claim. We will compile your case and guide you through every step of the legal process with the aim of granting you financial relief from your illness.
We work on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis. If your case is successful, you may be entitled to compensation for loss of earnings, pain and suffering, loss of life expectancy, medical expenses, other costs related to the illness, and in some cases punitive damages.
Contact Maurice Blackburn today to find out how we can help with your claim.
We have Queensland offices in Brisbane, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Cairns, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Mackay, Rockhampton, Strathpine, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, and Townsville.