If you or a loved one have been injured or fallen ill after being exposed to dangerous substances, you may be able to make a compensation claim. Joining a group claim with other victims is a great way to give your claim the best chance of success.
Dangerous gases, chemicals and bacteria can all cause serious harm to health. We can be exposed to them through the air we breathe, any surfaces that we touch or the water that we wash and bathe in.
Companies and other organisations have a responsibility to keep us protected from these risks. If they have failed in that duty and you have been injured or fallen ill as a consequence, you may have a right to compensation.
These types of exposure often affect multiple people at the same time. This means that it is often possible to join a group action when making your compensation claim. Joining a group claim can speed up the process and give you the best possible chance of getting the compensation you deserve.
Our expert solicitors can help you claim compensation if you have been affected either by:
We have decades of experience with environmental group claims and have been involved with some of the most high-profile cases in recent years. Some of our cases include:
As one of the biggest personal injury law firms in the country, we have the expertise and the resources to handle group claims of all sizes and covering a wide range of issues. We have 15 offices around the UK so we can help you wherever you are based.
Our team will keep you updated with the progress of your case and explain every development in plain English. We understand that your claim is about more than just compensation and, if needed, our support and rehabilitation coordinators can help you access any rehabilitation to aid your recovery.
If you’d like to find out more about making an environmental group claim, call us on 0800 056 4110 or contact us online today for a free consultation.
All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.
*To make a No Win No Fee claim, you need to enter into an agreement that's linked to a suitable insurance policy. We'll explain this in more detail before we start your claim.