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If you have suffered from illness or disease and suspect your work is to blame, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation. Our workplace disease and illness claim solicitors have, for many years, helped individuals and families who have suffered a range of health issues following their employment.

If you are not sure which employer is to blame, you should still seek expert legal advice as we will be able to research your working history and working conditions. Our workplace disease compensation experts have helped individuals from across England and Wales, and have successfully fought a number of high-profile cases involving large groups of workers.

We offer free advice and guidance without obligation. If you choose to instruct Hugh James solicitors, we will fight your case on a no win, no fee basis. For further details on this and to receive your free consultation contact our workplace illness solicitors today.

Our experience

The Hugh James workplace disease solicitors have the experience and specialist knowledge that is required for this complex area of law. We have a strong reputation in workplace disease litigation and have recently won a landmark case where others had failed.

We have helped thousands of people claim millions of pounds in compensation following employer negligence.

Our team of workplace injury solicitors can help with:

  • Seeking interim payments where possible
  • Exploring treatment and other rehabilitation options with insurers
  • Providing benefit advice
  • A free financial check-up
  • Financial planning

We offer free, no obligation advice. If you chose to instruct our workplace disease specialists we will represent you on a no win, no fee basis.

Key contact

Kathryn Singh


Kathryn is a partner and head of the Workplace Disease and Illness department which is ranked as a top tier firm for the work carried out. Kathryn leads a strong team of industrial disease specialists with an emphasis upon delivering a high level of specialist advice in multiple high value disease illness claims and complex group litigation.

They’re an excellent firm. They’ve been representing claimants in some of the main group litigations and have done very well for their clients.

Chambers & Partners

They’re all extremely able people – competent, efficient, personable and effective lawyers.

Chambers & Partners

Adept at handling the full range of occupational disease claims, including skin and lung cancers and noise-induced hearing loss. Experienced in individual and group action claims. Regularly instructed on major cases concerning miners and industrial workers. Frequently advises armed forces personnel on industrial injury and illness claims.

Chambers & Partners

The dealings I have had with all team members have been excellent.

Chambers & Partners

Very courteous and understanding I can contact them anytime I want and they always return my calls.

Chambers & Partners

Hugh James is a regional firm but in truth is a national powerhouse. Hugh James is committed to fighting cases which are at the cutting edge of personal injury

The Legal 500

Hugh James is one of the best in the market. The team are proactive, innovative, extremely capable, and well trained. They achieve extraordinary results for their clients.

Chambers and Partners

They are extremely dedicated and work tirelessly for their clients.

Chambers and Partners

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