Multiple chemical sensitivity can include a wide range of symptoms, which some people link to their environment. It's also known as “environmental illness,” "sick building syndrome,” or “MCS.” Your doctor may call it “idiopathic environmental intolerance.”
The symptoms people report are wide-ranging. They include; headaches, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, congestion, sore throat, itching, sneezing, chest pain, changes in heart rhythm, breathing difficulties, muscle pain, rash, diarrhea, bloating, gas, confusion, trouble concentrating, memory difficulties and mood changes.
These symptoms are real and they can happen for many reasons.
Here, at Share Lawyers we have extensive experience in handling cases involving individuals who have been diagnosed with multiple chemical sensitivity. We understand the patience and compassion that is needed to handle such a case, together with the need for sound legal advice. When you are suffering from these symptoms you are not at your best, and need the steady compassionate advice of experienced lawyers to assist you in navigating your way to fair and equitable resolution of your claim.
We would encourage you to contact us to consult further about your claim, to see if we can be of assistance to you and your family.
There are time limits to all claims and any delay in proceeding may be subject to a deadline so you should not delay in proceeding with your claim or obtaining legal advice to clarify these deadlines.
Facts & Figures - Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Fact: There are no reliable tests to diagnoses multiple chemical sensitivity, and there are no effective or proven treatments.
Fact: Substances with strong scents are the most commonly reported triggers (cleaning agents, pesticides, perfumes, car exhaust, products used in salons, new carpets, chlorine, ink, smoke).
Fact: Many work places are now implementing a ‘no scent policy’ for their employees.
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