This may be of the pleura (the lung lining) or of the peritoneum (the lining of the abdominal cavity).
£35,000 to £83,750
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 £66,000
Causes impairment of the extremities of the lungs. Mobility is likely to become seriously impaired and the quality of life reduced. Respiratory disability of between 10 and 20 per cent will probably attract an award in the region of £46,000.
£31,500 to £69,500
Typically causing progressive symptoms of breathlessness by inhibiting expansion of the lungs.
£25,250 to £51,500
For the least serious cases within Pleural Thickening where the provisional award excludes any risk of the development of Mesothelioma, lung or other cancer or asbestosis.