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Occupational disease claims represent a major concern for businesses and insurers.  Our team of expert occupational disease solicitors provides advice, guidance and training on all aspects of such claims.

Tailored disease claims service from leading legal experts

We deliver a service which is built on a real understanding of our clients’ requirements.  This is achieved through the length and depth of our insurer relationships and working in partnership with service providers, brokers and key customers.  

Through our relationships, we have been able to develop established contacts and access to lay and/or expert evidence as well as established insurance histories.  All of this assists early evaluation and resolution or evidence gathering to defend cases as appropriate.  

A strategic approach to handing disease claims

Our team uses its procedural, liability and evidential expertise to secure tactical advantages and favourable outcomes, delivering a professional and technically excellent service throughout.  

We adopt a strategic claims approach with detailed analysis of potentially complex issues such as exposure, date of knowledge, limitation, apportionment and policy coverage.

We are proactive and implement tactical case strategy planning to gather evidence to defend claims or resolve claims as quickly and proportionately as possible but ensuring avoidance of a potential ‘floodgates’ scenario. 

Comprehensive disease claims expertise

Our wide ranging expertise of all disease types, both short and long tail, includes:

  • Asbestos related disease
  • Asthma/upper respiratory tract disorders
  • Bladder cancer
  • Bursitis
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Cumulative back injuries
  • Dermatitis
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
  • Hand arm vibration syndrome
  • Hard metal disease
  • Legionnaires’ disease
  • Nasal ulceration
  • Noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus
  • Occupational cancer
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Stress, harassment and abuse claims
  • Silicosis
  • Toxic fume exposure
  • Work related upper limb disorders

Delivering added value for our disease claims clients

Providing additional support and expertise in the field of occupational disease claims, we regularly deliver bespoke training sessions to our clients, covering the ever changing legal landscape and how it impacts upon our clients.

Our team regularly presents at industry forums, events and seminars and write for health and safety focused industry publications, discussing changes to legislation and the implications for insurers in this sector. 

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Tony Boyes, Head Of Occupational Disease At Langleys Solicitors In York And Lincoln

Tony Boyes

Head of Occupational Disease

Office 01904 683 015

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