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How Much Compensation For Lung Disease

Lung disease is quite often a deteriorating and chronic condition; how much compensation for lung disease depends on what the future prognosis is.

Before reading our guide on how much compensation for lung disease, remember that the details encompass all conditions relating to the lungs apart from asthma which is detailed separately.

In addition, there are some instances where fees paid can be increased if there is evidence of a psychiatric illness relating to lung disease. A person’s age will also be considered.

Compensation figures for lung disease

Level of lung disease

Potential compensation

A young person with severe disabilities and a lung condition that is likely to worsen and result in an early death £80,250 – £108,370
Lung cancer and your pain and suffering seriously affect your quality of life and the ability to function £55,830 – £77,580
Lung diseases such as pneumoconiosis, emphysema or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder where there is a significant impairment of lung function and breathing £43,670 – £55,830
Breathing difficulties requiring fairly frequent use of an inhaler, where there is an inability to tolerate a smoky environment and an uncertain prognosis £24,950 – £43,710
Minor symptoms relating to bronchitis and wheezing which have not impacted your job or quality of life but may have caused some anxiety £16,580 – £24,950
Slight breathlessness with no effect on your ability to work and a good chance of recovery £8,480 – £16,580
A temporary aggravation of bronchitis or other chest problems resolving within a few months £1,760 – £4,240


Your lung disease claim with Jefferies Solicitors

Lung diseases are serious conditions and can be distressing times for victims and their families. If you or a family member have suffered this type of illness through the fault of someone else and you are looking into how much compensation for lung disease then please contact our team at Jefferies as soon as possible.

You have 3 years from the date of the injury in which to make your claim. We operate on a no win no fee basis and will be happy to help you claim the compensation amount you deserve. Please call us on 0800 342 3206 or contact us online.


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If you have cause to make a claim for compensation for industrial diseases then you can contact us as above to discuss.

Make A Personal Injury Claim

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.

Contact Jefferies’ no win, no fee solicitors on our national accident helpline above or complete our quick online enquiry form. One of our team of experienced specialists will get in touch to discuss your prospect of claiming for an accident or injury, in confidence.