Lead Poisoning Claims

If you have been affected by lead poisoning through over exposure in the workplace then you may be eligible to claim compensation. EAD Solicitors have nearly 40 years of experience dealing with Industrial Disease claims and can guide you step-by-step through the process.

What is Lead Poisoning? 

Lead poisoning is the exposure and absorption of lead in the body. It is commonly caused by high levels of exposure in jobs that manufacturer or use lead based products such as mining, plumbing, construction, plastic manufacturing and painting. Depending on the level of exposure the symptoms and illness can vary from high blood pressure to brain and nervous system damage.

The most common cause of lead poisoning happens in the workplace. Lead poisoning is commonly diagnosed to those who have worked in the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanics
  • Construction

 
Working with lead can be damaging to your health, with exposure causing a variety of minor to serious symptoms such as headaches, tiredness, kidney damage and infertility. It is the jobs of your employer to keep minimize and protect staff from the threat of lead exposure.

Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

  • High blood pressure
  • Declines in mental functioning
  • Pain, numbness or tingling of the extremities
  • Muscular weakness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Memory loss
  • Mood disorders
  • Reduced sperm count, abnormal sperm
  • Miscarriage or premature birth in pregnant women

 
Pursue your Claim today

Whatever your industrial disease claims at EAD you can be sure you will receive the maximum compensation possible for your injuries. As well as compensation for your pain and suffering, industrial disease claims can also include compensation for miscellaneous losses and expenses incurred as a result of your condition.

For more information please  contact us directly on 0151 735 1000 and speak to one of our Liverpool solicitors about making an industrial deafness claim.

 

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