If you are told you have an illness caused by asbestos, ask your chest consultant what sort of asbestos disease you have. Some diseases are more serious than others, and some attract compensation whereas others do not, but it is important not to become too anxious too soon, and let us advise you both about compensation you can get through the Courts and about benefits you can get from the Government.
Benign pleural effusion
Diffuse pleural fibrosis or thickening
Asbestos-related lung cancer