A guide to making a dermatitis compensation claim

Dermatitis is a common skin disease that results in inflammation of the skin.

If you are exposed to hazardous substances or dangerous chemicals in the workplace and have developed dermatitis as a result of your work conditions, you may have the right to make a claim for compensation.

Learn more on making a dermatitis claim in our guide below:

Frequently asked questions about dermatitis compensation claims

What are the symptoms of dermatitis?

There are two types of dermatitis: contact irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.

Symptoms of dermatitis include:

  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Blisters
  • Soreness
  • Scaling
  • Rashes

Can I make a claim for dermatitis?

If you have developed dermatitis as a result of your work conditions then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Contact Unite Legal Services on 0800 709 007 or alternatively, complete a personal injury claim form.

Read how we helped a man secure £10,000 in compensation after his working conditions led to him contracting dermatitis.

Do I have to pay to make a dermatitis compensation claim?

No, as a Unite Legal Services member you are entitled to free legal advice and representation.

How much compensation will I get?

The dermatitis compensation claim amount will depend upon your individual circumstances and will take into consideration the severity of your condition and the impact on your life. We will work hard to ensure you receive the maximum settlement possible.

We work differently to many high street solicitors – our members keep 100% of the compensation we secure on their behalf.

Why should I choose Unite Legal Services?

We have a team of solicitors who specialise in industrial diseases, including dermatitis claims. They can help you to prove that your dermatitis developed because of your work and can make sure your employer is held accountable for failing to protect you.

Read how we secured a member £17,500 in compensation after she developed dermatitis from being exposed to irritants while at work.

For more information on how to make a claim with Unite Legal Service, visit our dermatitis claims page.