industrial disease


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industrial disease

n.
Occupational disease.

industrial disease

n
(Pathology) any disease to which workers in a particular industry are prone
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Noun1.industrial disease - disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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INDUSTRIAL DISEASE LEGAL EXECUTIVE Michael W Halsall Solicitors has been practicing for over 25 years in the Personal Injury sector.
THE devastated widow of a former Coventry factory worker who died from an industrial disease is appealing for justice.
Contract notice: Industrial Disease Claims Handling.
Before his death, he and his wife Catherine instructed specialist industrial disease experts at law firm Irwin Mitchell to investigate the working conditions at the various places he worked while employed by local councils in 1969 to 1998.
Coroner Roger Whittaker recorded a verdict of death from an industrial disease.
The new Mesothelioma Bill announced in the Queen's Speech to Parliament this week will lead to thousands of industrial disease victims finally receiving the compensation to which they are entitled - but will leave still thousands more unable to make a claim.
The amendments to help industrial disease victims are among the few proposals in the Bill which aim to help genuine claimants.
VICTIMS of industrial disease like asbestosis should be exempted from proposed changes to civil litigation cases seeking to abolish the no win, no fee system.
Unlike most other victims of industrial disease, the mother-of-three from Millfield, Sunderland had never been near a shipyard or boiler room.
She had no idea she had the industrial disease mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to deadly asbestos dust - and it was slowly killing her over six decades.
West Midlands law firm Challinors has warned that although industrial disease claims against employers are on the rise, many businesses in the region remain unaware of complications that could leave them unprotected and uninsured.
The award recognizes Bingham for her outstanding record of accomplishments in fighting to protect workers, consumers, and citizens from the danger of environmental and industrial disease.

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