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If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it's important to understand the various financial support options available.

Coping with a mesothelioma diagnosis can be very challenging, and seeking financial assistance can help alleviate some of the burdens associated with this condition.

The government offers several avenues for financial support, including the Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). This benefit provides weekly assistance to individuals whose mesothelioma is linked to asbestos exposure in the workplace. In addition to weekly support, lump sum payments are available through schemes such as the 2008 Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme and the Pneumoconiosis Etc (Workers Compensation) Act 1979. These financial aids are designed to help individuals manage the financial impact of a mesothelioma diagnosis.

It's crucial to act swiftly, as there are strict time limits for most benefits. Depending on your specific circumstances, you may also be eligible for disability benefits, caregiver support, parking assistance, and other financial aid forms. Exploring these options can provide much-needed relief during this challenging time.

If you're navigating the process of applying for these benefits and managing compensation for long-term needs, we are here to offer support. We can put you in touch with the specialist team at our sponsors, Ashtons Legal, who can review your case, assist with completing application forms, and guide you through the claims process. They aim to provide comprehensive support to ensure you receive the financial assistance you need to cope with mesothelioma.

Dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience, and it's crucial to have the right support. Ashtons Legal is deeply committed to helping you every step of the way, ensuring your well-being is their top priority.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about the support available during this challenging time.