Dust Disease Claims
AM Legal Compensation Lawyers has experience in handling Dust Disease claims, and represents people who have contracted dust diseases such as asbestosis, mesothelioma and silicosis through the negligence of others on a “No Win No Fee” basis. He can help you navigate the statutory and common law schemes and dust disease claims.
Antony Mastrogiannis has almost 20 years experience in personal injury / compensation law. He has been recognised for his skill as a specialist in the field by the Law Society of NSW which has given specialist accreditation. He is also an approved legal services provider for the WorkCover Independent Review Officer. Antony can use his skill and experience to investigate your dust diseases claim and recover the maximum possible compensation for you.
Several years ago Antony acted for defendants such as CSR Australia in dust diseases litigation. Since around 2005 Antony has used his experience for the benefit of injured people only. He can use this knowledge and experience for your advantage.
Our head office is Hurstville, in close proximity to the St George, Sutherland Shire and Sydney CBD. Antony also sees clients in offices at Parramatta, and, performs home visits when necessary by appointment.
RECENT NEWS 2017 – Dust Disease Claims Sydney
Third wave of asbestos victims
The first wave mined asbestos and the second wave – generally tradespeople – worked with manufactured asbestos. The third wave brought it into their homes, mostly do-it-yourself home renovators exposed while fixing up the family home.
The numbers of third-wave victims are not declining. In fact, lawyers specialising in asbestos cases warn the peak is yet to come, and that homeowners are still being put at risk.
Unlike the first and second waves, third-wave victims may have also exposed their children. Herman’s daughter Heidi remembers playing in asbestos dust when her father was building the back room, using off cuts like chalk to draw on the ground in the backyard.
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For more information on Dust Disease Claims contact Antony on 02 9546 8835.
Silicosis & Dust Disease Claims
Traditionally associated with the mining industry, silicosis causes scarring of the lungs leading to progressive respiratory impairment. Some sufferers eventually require a lung transplant and it may lead to death.
Across the globe, annual deaths from silicosis are dropping. However, Australian medical and legal experts are alarmed to note a recent spike in new cases of life-threatening silicosis. This spike has been attributed to occupational exposure (often by tradies) to so-called engineered or artificial stone products often used for kitchen benchtops.
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