Occupational LeukaemiaHave you been diagnosed with a work related disease?
Mercury Legal Online have won compensation for workers who’ve developed an occupational cancer from their job, such as Leukaemia. The compensation they receive helps to cover any lost earning or the cost of care whilst they recover. If you or a loved one has developed an cancer such as occupational leukaemia because of the job they’ve done or the workplace they’ve worked in, then you maybe able to make a claim for compensation.
Leukaemia is a malignant progressive disease where the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce a higher number of immature or abnormal leucocytes. These stop normal blood cells from forming, leading to a range of painful symptoms for sufferers.
What are the different types of occupational leukaemia?
There are many different types of Leukaemia and the disease can be caused by many different things. Sadly, some types of Leukaemia can be caused by exposure to certain chemicals prevalent in many everyday jobs and these causes are what we will be focusing on in more detail below. The two main types of acute leukaemia are:
- Acute myeloid leukaemia
- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
The three main types of chronic leukaemia are:
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia
- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
- Hairy cell leukaemia
Can I claim for occupational leukaemia?
If you or your loved one has suffered with leukaemia and you believe that this could be as a result of harmful exposure in their job, we may be able to help you make a claim for compensation. We understand that this will be an incredibly difficult time for you and your family – our clinical negligence solicitors have dealt with hundreds of cases of this nature and will act with the utmost compassion. If you would like to discuss your individual case, please call 0800 122 310 or contact us online here. You can also request a call at a time convenient for you by clicking here.
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