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How Much Compensation For Dermatitis?

If you have suffered dermatitis as a result of your workplace, you may have a case for personal injury compensation.

If you would like to know exactly how much compensation for dermatitis at work then it is worthwhile speaking about your case in detail to a specialised industrial disease solicitor.

Below is a guide as to the level of settlement you are likely to receive in certain circumstances.

Severity of dermatitis

Potential compensation

Dermatitis affecting both hands to the point of cracking and soreness with no sign of a full recovery. This level of dermatitis often has a psychological impact. It can also impinge upon employment prospects and affects an individual’s ability to carry out everyday tasks like housework.£10,960 – £15,300
Dermatitis which has affected one hand for a prolonged period of time but has been resolved with treatment or the use of gloves for tasks that pose a risk to the condition.£6,890 – £9,100
Itching and skin irritation as well as rashes on either or both hands, which have resolved within a matter of months.£1,360 – £3,150

Most cases of dermatitis at work relate to the hands. However, there are some instances where the head can be affected too.

If your dermatitis is on your face, compensation amounts are likely to be higher as this is a very visible part of your body.

Making your dermatitis at work claim with Jefferies Solicitors

There are numerous workplaces where employees are exposed to the dangers of dermatitis. Often these places are industrial settings like factories and plants where there are harmful chemicals in use.

Employers are duty-bound to ensure that all employees are protected in terms of health and safety in the workplace. To pursue a claim you must be able to prove that such duties were neglected.

If you have suffered a loss of earnings or had to pay for medical treatment, this will be included in any settlement. If you would like more information on how much compensation for dermatitis at work then please get in touch with Jefferies Solicitors today on 0800 342 3206.

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If you have suffered as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim for compensation.

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