FREE Legal Advice Clinic- Occupational Illness

Have you, or a member of your family been exposed to a substance at work that may have caused cancer or illness?
Do you need to talk to a lawyer, but are worried about how this might affect your employment or any ongoing treatment?
Come to our FREE, no obligation, drop in session to see if you may be eligible for compensation.
Your employer has a responsibility to keep you safe. If you or a family member have been exposed to a substance at work, in either your past or current employment, that you suspect is responsible for your illness, then call into our clinic for free, no obligation, legal advice.
DATE: Tuesday 21st March
TIME: 10am - 6pm
LOCATION: The Community Centre, Somerstown Central
ADDRESS: Rivers Street, Southsea, PO5 4EY
You may be entitled to compensation if you are suffering with an illness, such as:
• cancer; including bladder, lung, throat, liver, nasal and skin
• respiratory disease or illness
• dermatitis & skin conditions
• asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma, COPD, asbestosis and pleural thickening
• occupational asthma
A claim must be made within 3 years of the date you first became aware of the illness, therefore it is important to seek professional advice as soon as possible. A claim can be made on behalf of a relative who has passed away, but it must be made within 3 years of the date of their death. If you’re unsure whether or not you have a claim for compensation, come along to the clinic and speak with one of our specialist advisors.
No appointment is necessary. The clinics are a walk-in advice service that is open from 10am until 6pm. If you are unable to attend one of our sessions, we can also arrange a free telephone consultation. Any ongoing legal support you may require is offered on a NO WIN NO FEE basis.

What happens at the drop-in clinic?
You can come along to our clinic on Tuesday 21st March, at a time suitable for you between 10am and 6pm and speak to one our of specialist solicitors. Our advisors are there to listen to your circumstances and provide an initial opinion on any claim you may have. You are under no obligation and this advice is offered free to help explain your legal rights and your potential options.

What should you bring to the clinic?
Although you do not need to bring anything with you to the drop-in session, if you have any documentation or paperwork that you would like to discuss with our advisors, please feel free to bring them along.
Remember to place this date and time in your diary and come along to our free advice clinic to speak with one of our specialist advisors:

Outside of clinic times we can also provide free, telephone consultations on the following issues:
• Wills and Estate Planning (making a will, inheritance tax advice and trusts, probate)
• Personal Injuries (trips & slips, road accidents, workplace accidents, industrial diseases);
• Clinical negligence (mistakes made by doctors, nurses, surgeons, dentists); and
• Property services (buying and selling, conveyancing).
• Employment advice (contracts, unfair dismissal, redundancy)
If you require advice on any of these issues please telephone 0800 803 0535.