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Lung Cancer Claim

How do I prove my condition is work related


How do I prove my condition is work related?

An estimated 21 per cent of lung cancers in men in the UK, and 5 per cent in women, are linked to occupational exposures (Cancer Research UK). Exposure to carcinogens in the workplace also accounts for a large majority of lung cancer compensation claims.

In most occupational lung cancer cases, the employer is liable if it can be proved that:

The medical expert instructed by us will ask questions regarding past and current employment to ascertain whether workplace exposure was a likely cause.

It may also be necessary to obtain an opinion from an engineer to support the fact of exposure and that this has cause the condition.

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