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Health Hazards

Though we consider our home a place of comfort and safety, there are a number of landlord repair obligations that they must abide by to ensure your safety. If health is either damaged or even put at risk due to your landlord’s negligence, you could be viable for a housing disrepair claim.

As with any housing disrepair claim, you must first inform the landlord of these health risks, allowing them time to make the appropriate repairs. It’s only once they fail to make any repairs that you are viable for a claim. To aid your case, one should provide proof of notice to the landlord and evidence of the health issues.


Cases related to Health Hazard


There are multiple scenarios in which your health can be put in jeopardy due to a landlord’s negligence and disregard for housing disrepair. Whether your health was damaged or even if it was just put at risk, you could still be eligible for a claim and compensation.

Some of the most common ways in which a landlord’s negligence can result in a health hazard includes:

  • Mould – Can result in asthma
  • Inadequate sanitation
  • Heating system issues
  • Water issues
  • Vermin infestation

Though all can considerable effects on our health, some can lead to more severe consequences. Mould especially, can have life-changing results, with some types of mould leading to cancer. It can also lead to diseases related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), along with breathing conditions such as emphysema.

As with any claim, the sum of your compensation depends heavily on the severity of your health issues due to the housing disrepair. You are also able to claim expenses due to the disrepair, such as:

  • Medical costs
  • Loss of wages
  • After care
  • Medication


Housing Solicitors


Due to dealing solely in housing disrepair claims, are our solicitors are highly experienced in this sector, having claimed an abundant of successful claims for their clients. If you wish to make a claim, your next step should be contacting our specialist solicitors. We will review your case, seeing whether you are eligible for a housing disrepair claim.

We also work on a strict No Win No Fee* policy. Accordingly, you pay no fees if unsuccessful in your claim.

Please head to our Claim Online page to advance with your claim.

*No Win No Fee: Our No Win No Fee policy only applies to cases involving council owned properties and those owned by housing associations. No Win No Fee does not apply in cases where the property is owned by a private or commercial landlord.

Housing Disrepair Claims

To start your housing disrepair claim today or to find out more about claiming ... or give us a call for free on 01626 248608 and speak with one of our advisers.

No Win No Fee

*No Win No Fee: Our No Win No Fee policy only applies to cases involving council owned properties and those owned by housing associations. No Win No Fee does not apply in cases where the property is owned by a private or commercial landlord.