Rhinitis compensation may be available if your rhinitis symptoms are linked to your past or present working conditions. If you believe that your employer could have done more to prevent your rhinitis symptoms, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation. Contact us today for your FREE no-obligation consultation.

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Rhinitis compensation claim time limit

We advise speaking to us as soon as you believe that you may be entitled to personal injury compensation. Any cause for delay in beginning your rhinitis compensation claim may be taken into account regarding your personal injury claim time limit. Even if you have since retired or changed career, we may be able to help. For further information, please see What is the personal injury claim time limit? or contact us today for instant answers and peace of mind.

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Rhinitis symptoms

If you have been exposed to allergens in the work place, you may have experienced an initial inflammation of the soft tissue in the nose. This inflammation of the nasal lining can spread into the throat and ears. Further symptoms could also develop.

Rhinitis symptoms

  • Fever
  • Ear ache
  • Headaches
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Watery eyes
  • Dry scratchy cough
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Crusting inside the nose
  • Reduced sense of smell/taste

Causes of rhinitis

Rhinitis occurs where the immune system reacts to an irritant. Exposure to allergens such as pollen, dust, and fumes could result in nasal inflammation, sneezing, and pain.

Common causes of rhinitis

  • Smoke
  • Stress
  • Perfume
  • Runny nose
  • Spice dust
  • Paint fumes
  • Temperature

Rhinitis – who is at risk?

You may be at increased risk of developing rhinitis symptoms if your duties at work include exposure to irritants. There are several occupations commonly associated with rhinitis.

Occupations at risk

  • Welder
  • Food processing
  • Grain processing
  • Laboratory worker
  • The electronics industry
  • Tea and coffee processing
  • The metal plating industry
  • The pharmaceuticals industry
  • The food processing industry
  • The manufacture of washing powder

Rhinitis claims – speak to the specialists

If you believe that your rhinitis symptoms are linked to your past or present working conditions, speak to our dedicated team of industrial disease solicitors today.

Depending on the circumstances of your rhinitis claim, we may be able to help you to access expert medical care and tailored rehabilitation support as part of your claim. For further information on the types of rehabilitation that may be available, please see my rehabilitation

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