This may be of the pleura (the lung lining) or of the peritoneum (the lining of the abdominal cavity).
£51,500 to £92,500 with 10% uplift £56,650 - £101,750.
A disease proving fatal in most cases, the symptoms of which may not be as painful as those of Mesothelioma, but more protracted.
£51,500 to £71,500 with 10% uplift £56,650 - £78,650.
Asbestosis and Plueral Thickening
Typically causing progressive symptoms of breathlessness by reducing lung function. Compensation at the lower end of the scale will be applicable where the condition is relatively static (10 - 30%). Higher compensation will be awarded where the condition has or is like to progress to cause more severe breathlessness (30 - 50%). Compensation at the top end of the bracket will be awarded where quality of life has or is likely to become significantly impaired and/or life expectancy significantly reduced (in excess of 50%).
The level of award will be influenced by whether it is to be final or provisional basis.
£11,100 to £77,800 with 10% uplift £12,210 - £85,580.
For the least serious cases where there is some slight breathlessness, bronchitis and wheezing which has little or no effect on working life and excludes any risk of malignancy.
£3,900 to £7,800 with 10% uplift £4,290 - £8,580