Pulmonary Fibrosis Claims
Pulmonary fibrosis is the formation of excess fibrous connective tissues in the lungs. It is actually a side effect of other interstitial lung diseases which can be caused by being exposed to asbestos, ground stone, metal dust, etc.
When a person is infected, the disease damages the lung tissues meaning that the air sacs in the lungs become scarred. This thickens the lungs and makes them stiff causing difficulty in breathing and other respiratory problems.
Pulmonary fibrosis can be caused by numerous conditions such as infections, chronic inflammatory processes, environmental agents, certain medications and by being exposed to ionising radiation. Sometimes, there is not an identifiable cause to the problem, but in most cases, an occupation can be blamed for the condition.
If you have suffered as a result of developing pulmonary fibrosis, you may be entitled to make pulmonary fibrosis claims. Whether the condition resulted from your current occupation or past occupation, you may be able to seek financial compensation.
The sufferer may experience a number of symptoms including:
- Shortness of breath
- Dry cough
- Unexplained weight loss
- Pain in joints and muscles
If you suspect you may have developed the condition, it is essential that you seek medical attention.
Pulmonary fibrosis is common in people who are more than 50 years of age. It is quite common in men. It is a progressive disease which means it can leave the sufferer with a restricted lifestyle. It can also result in fatality. This is the reason it is important to consider making a claim if you have developed pulmonary fibrosis due to your working conditions.
We Can Help You
Our solicitors at wincompensation.com can help you with your case. We are highly experienced no win no fee solicitors who can handle your case in the best possible way and ensure the best possible outcome for you.
You don’t have to suffer in silence if someone else is responsible for your condition.
Pick up the phone and give us a call on our free telephone number to discuss your case with a member of our team.
You can also fill in the quick claim form on our website and request a call back.