- About CAA
- Asbestos Related Disease
- What Is Asbestos?
- What is Mesothelioma?
- Treatment of Mesothelioma
- What is Asbestosis?
- What is Pleural Plaque, Pleural Thickening & Benign Pleural Disease?
- What is Asbestos-related Lung Cancer?
- Information for Those Diagnosed
- Information for Families
- Information for the Medical Profession
- Self-management Toolkit
- Managing Your Asbestos Related Condition – Video
- Sign our petition: Remove Asbestos from Scottish Schools
- My wife Sandra – The story of a schoolgirl, wife and mother who died from asbestos related cancer aged just 52
- Asbestos Management in Schools
- Compensation & Benefits
- Mesothelioma Compensation
- Asbestos- related Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit & State (government) Compensation
- Other State (government) Benefits
- The Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers Compensation) Act 1979
- Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme 2008
- Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) 2014
- Civil Compensation
- Pleural Plaques Compensation
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Information for those diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease
If you have recently been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness you will no doubt have many questions and concerns. You may be worried about the condition you are suffering from and what implications this may have. We are here to help.
Asbestos Related Conditions
Explanation by Dr Hans Hartung
Our welfare rights officers are here to help you with information about your condition and advice on financial help you may be entitled to. We provide advice on financial help – benefits and compensation you are able to claim (whether you are currently in employment or not you are still entitled to certain benefits). If you are currently in employment, you will want to know what your rights at work are and you will also want to how to best to manage the symptoms of your condition. CAA exist to campaign for, and provide support to, you and your family.
For more information on the different asbestos conditions please visit our section on Asbestos Related Disease.
Compensation and Benefits