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Chromium related illnesses

Chromium related illnesses

 

Duncan Lewis Industrial Claims Solicitors – No win no fee Chromium Poisoning Claims

 

Chromium poisoning claims usually involve exposure to one or more chromium compounds in the workplace, including:

 

  • chromium metal (0)
  • chromium (II)
  • chromium (III)
  • chromium (IV)
  • chromium (VI).
  • Among chromium inorganic compounds, chromium (VI) presents the biggest risk to health, as the dust and fumes can be inhaled or swallowed – and liquid or solid chromium compounds can be absorbed through the skin.

     

    Industries where workers may have a higher risk of chromium poisoning may include:

     

  • Chemical manufacture
  • Dyeing/tanning
  • Electroplating
  • Painting/spraying/pigments
  • Stainless steel and alloys.
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    The sort of symptoms and illnesses industrial workers may develop as a result of chromium poisoning include:

     

  • Birth injuries and injury to reproductive organs (eg infertility)
  • Eye problems (eg if chromium acid comes into contact with eyes)
  • Urinary tract problems (eg kidney disease)
  • Lung cancer
  • Respiratory tract irritation (eg lung inflammation, breathing problems)
  • Skin irritation (acid burns, sores, dermatitis, ulcers).

 

Duncan Lewis industrial claims solicitors can advise on how to make a no win no fee claim for chromium related illness if an employer has failed to protect a worker from exposure to chromium compounds – or advise a worker of the risks of working with chromium – under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002.

 

Making a Claim for Chromium Poisoning

 

Workers who have been diagnosed with injuries as a result of being exposed to chromium in the workplace or in the course of their duties have three years from the date of diagnosis of disease in which to make a no win no fee industrial disease claim.

 

Duncan Lewis industrial claims solicitors can also advise bereaved families whose loved one has died as a result of chromium poisoning at work on how to make no win no fee compensation claim – including if the cause of death at post-mortem was found to be as a result of exposure to chromium in the workplace.

 

Duncan Lewis can also advise families whose child suffered birth injuries after a parent was exposed to chromium in the workplace on how to make a no win no fee personal injury claim for compensation. Personal injury compensation claims for children can be made until the child reaches the age of 21.

 

Duncan Lewis Industrial Claims Solicitors – No win no fee Chromium Related Illness Claims

 

Duncan Lewis industrial claims solicitors are leading firm of no win no fee lawyers and can advise victims of industrial diseases and their families on how to make chromium illness compensation claims – including historic cases where a disease or degenerative condition caused by exposure to chromium compounds at work has been diagnosed.

 

Duncan Lewis industrial claims solicitors employ medical experts in industrial diseases if it is necessary to prove a link between a claimant having worked with chromium and later being diagnosed with diseases and conditions caused by chromium poisoning.

 

Because of the limitation period for making claims for exposure to chromium compounds at work, Duncan Lewis industrial claims solicitors advise claimants to get in touch as soon as possible after diagnosis of a chromium-related illness to discuss making a compensation claim.

 

For expert legal advice on no win no fee Chromium Poisoning Claims call Duncan Lewis Industrial Claims Solicitors on 020 7923 4020.


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