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Claiming for a Work Related Illness
If you’ve been diagnosed with a work-related illness, then you might have grounds to claim compensation for your illness.Millner and Knight handle all kinds of work illness & industrial disease claims on a risk free basis. If you or someone you love has suffered from a work-related illness or an occupational disease, we can help make things right.
It is your right to feel safe work and your employer has a duty of care to ensure that all employees are kept from harm at all times. Employers must assess risks on a regular basis and provide you with the right training and PPE in order for you to do your work safely. Equipment and tools used for the job must also be inspected, tested and maintained on a regular basis, and meet Australian Standards.
If you have suffered from a work-related disease call Millner and knight for a free, no-obligation consultation on 1800 106 107 or enquire online.
Our experts specialise in occupational and industrial disease compensation claims and can provide you with free advice and immediate legal representation, along with rehabilitation and support anywhere in Australia.
What Can You Claim For?
Industrial Diseases We Can Help You Claim for Include
- Asbestos/Asbestosis related diseases
- Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Occupational cancers
- Hearing loss / deafness
- Dust, fumes and dangerous materials exposure
You will be eligible to claim for work-related illness or industrial disease if we can prove that your employer was fully or partly responsible for your suffering. You may also be able to claim if you were wholly at fault. In many industrial disease claims, our Lawyers have dealt with it has been proven that the employer was aware of the health risks but didn’t take action to protect their employees.
How to Claim Compensation for Industrial Disease
The first step is to contact one of our experts and tell them the details about your illness and what you do, or did for work. We’ll need to know when you were diagnosed with the illness or disease, and if anyone else has suffered like you because we might be able to help them too and use them to support your claim.
When we are familiar with your circumstances a Personal Injury Lawyer who specialises in work-related disease compensation will assess your claim and let you know how much it’s worth. We can’t tell you exactly how much compensation you will be paid out at this stage because each case is unique, and it varies from case to case. However, you can try our industry-leading claims calculator to get a guideline amount.
We can help you get compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, out-of-pocket expenses, medical treatments, rehab and for any equipment needed to make a full recovery.