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Industrial Disease

If you have suffered from an occupational or industrial disease we can help you get the compensation you are entitled to. We are one of the leading firms in the region including Kent & the Medway Towns specialising in industrial disease on a ‘no win-no fee’ basis. This includes fatal asbestos industrial disease, like mesothelioma, hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), RSI and occupational asthma.

Even where activities causing the industrial/occupational disease, such as mesothelioma, happened many years ago, compensation can frequently be obtained on a ‘no win-no fee’ basis.

Where the guilty party is no longer in operation, we can often seek compensation for industrial diseases from their insurer. Very often a building’s occupier could also be responsible for the industrial disease.

We help clients throughout Kent and the South East, many of which are located in the Medway area, to get compensation for all types of industrial disease. We are the only firm in Kent, Sussex or Surrey with an APIL Accredited Occupational disease Specialist and APIL Accredited Asbestos Disease Specialist solicitor. Cases we help with can include:

The most common industrial disease claims we deal with are asbestos diseases like mesothelioma, lung cancer , asbestosis and pleural thickening.

We are proud supporters of Mesothelioma UK and MacMillan.

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Asbestos Compensation Clinic

Attend our free drop-in clinic to find out about making a compensation claim and give you free advice on welfare benefits and support services. Read more


Brachers supports Action Mesothelioma Day 2017

Event raises awareness of asbestos-related disease prevalent in Kent and Medway area Read more


Brachers supports Action Mesothelioma Day 2017

Brachers is supporting an event to commemorate victims and raise awareness of the asbestos killer disease mesothelioma. Statistics show that the Medway area has one of the highest incidence rates in the country of the cancer. Read more


Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers

Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more

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Meet the Team

Lyn Gibbons | Senior Litigation Executive

T: 01622 680422 | Email Lyn

Mark Gore | Associate

T: 01622 680409 | Email Mark

Jeremy Horton | Partner

T: 01622 680415 | Email Jeremy

Natalie Marsh | Senior Litigation Executive

T: 01622 680428 | Email Natalie


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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles

Occupational asthma compensation claims from vehicle diesel fumes- the new asbestos?

Compensation claims are growing for illness and disease caused by diesel fumes, like occupational asthma. Read more


Services for individuals and families

Our specialists will work with you to achieve the best outcome for you and your family. Whether it’s advice on planning for your future and protecting your legacy, buying a property or preserving your assets following a relationship breakdown – we’re here to help. Read more


Jeremy Horton, Personal Injury Partner, live on BBC Radio Kent and BBC South East

Mesothelioma & asbestos claims specialist Jeremy Horton and his client were interviewed by BBC Radio Kent and BBC TV South East on Tuesday 15 August. Read more


Medical treatments for asbestos-related cancer

Action Mesothelioma Day for Kent & Medway at Chatham dockyards gave valuable insight into medical treatment available to victims of this asbestos-related cancer. Read more


Compensation for asbestos, smoking and lung cancer- is the employer or the victim more to blame?

The Court of Appeal’s decision confirms that where lung cancer has been caused by a combination of asbestos exposure and smoking, the employer must compensate for most of the disease. Read more


Asbestos in our schools

A serious threat needing serious action. Read more

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Jeremy Horton


T: 01622 680415

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