Dust Diseases

A dust disease can include any one of the following:

  • Aluminosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asbestos induced carcinoma
  • Asbestos related pleural disease (ARPD)
  • Bagassosis
  • Berylliosis
  • Byssinosis
  • Farmers’ Lung
  • Hard Metal Pneumoconiosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Silicosis
  • Silico-tuberculosis

The dangers around dust diseases and diseases associated with this area of illness have been known for many years but have generally been ignored. Employees that have worked in the building trade, including carpenters, decorators, labourers and those that have worked in the services, power stations, or in other areas where asbestos has been used (for example lagging around steam pipes) have been singled out as groups most affected by this most debilitating disease.If you suffer from one of these conditions, whether as a result of exposure through your workplace or some other means, our team of expert dust disease Lawyers can help you to gain true compensation for your illness.

Taylor & Scott Lawyers, led by Partner Ivan Simic (accredited specialist in personal injury) understand that the effect of a dust-related disease on you and your family can be devastating, and so we strive to make the legal process as easy for you as possible.

Over the years we have acted successfully for many sufferers and their families and we understand the difficulties you face when trying to make a claim or even get to see a solicitor. We travel throughout Australia to assist dust diseases victims entitled to a pension from the dust diseases Board of NSW. If you have been employed as a worker within NSW, you maybe entitled from the dust disease Board of NSW for a pension, and we can help explain how to go about this with the minimum amount of fuss.

We know that the effects of dust diseases can rapidly escalate and so we take action quickly. It is not unusual for our team to take your instructions today and arrange for your evidence to be taken by the court, from your home or hospital bed a few days later.

Financial burden can be an extra worry if you are affected by a dust disease. Taylor & Scott promise you that we will carry the costs of your case under our no-win no-fee policy.

It is important to note laws governing personal injury vary depending upon the state or territory in which an accident occurs. Taylor & Scott Lawyers are your trusted specialists to fight for the rights of dust disease victims.

At Taylor & Scott “ We Care For You.”