Personal Injury Claims

Our personal injury solicitors specialise in representing people who have had accidents that are no fault of their own.

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Can I claim State Benefits?

There are a number of State Benefits available to sufferers of asbestos-related diseases and their families.
– You or your relatives may be entitled to a lump sum from the government under the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979 or the 2008 Diffuse Mesothelioma scheme.
– If you develop mesothelioma as a result of contact with asbestos in your job, you may be entitled to Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (even if you are now retired).
– If you need help with personal care or have difficulty getting around because of your illness, you may be entitled to claim Disability Living Allowance, as long as you are under the age of 65 when you claim.
– If you are in receipt of Attendance Allowance or certain rates of Disability Living Allowance and have someone helping to look after you for 35 hours or more a week, then that person may be entitled to claim Carer’s Allowance.
– If you were exposed to asbestos while you were serving in the armed forces, you can make a claim for a War Disablement Pension from the Veterans Agency.
– If you are over 65 and need help with personal care because of your illness, you can claim Attendance Allowance.

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How can our personal injury lawyers help?

We can advise you about your possible personal injury claim for compensation. We offer a fully insurance protected No Win No Fee conditional fee agreement and will explain best options available for funding your claim.

We will investigate your case quickly and help you concerning your entitlement to compensation and assistance. If possible we will obtain an interim payment of damages for you.

Gotelee is a recognised local expert and, with offices in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Hadleigh, Woodbridge and Melton, can offer a personal and local service at every step of the process.

To find out more, call 01473 298125 or complete our online enquiry form.

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Our Lawyers

James Davies
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Howard Bush
Chartered Legal Executive Associate
01473 298105
Stevan Stratton
Associate Solicitor
01473 298111
Siân Mullane
Chartered Legal Executive, Associate
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