Disease and Environmental claims

In-house technical experts

Our in-house, experienced handlers have specialist knowledge in dealing with disease and environmental claims.

This team is responsible for tracing and confirming historic Employers Liability (EL) insurance for those companies who were insured with RSA or any of the Legacy companies associated with RSA. This team also deal with all of the EL enquiries that are received via the Employers Liability Tracing Office (ELTO). 

Types of claims handled by our Legacy claims team

Long Tail claims

  • Asbestos
  • Vibration white finger
  • Industrial deafness
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Occupational respiratory diseases
  • Other long tail disease related losses.

Short Tail claims

  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Work related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD)
  • Dermatitis
  • Occupational and work exacerbated Asthma that does not result from a long term exposure and does not feature a latency period between exposure and manifestation of symptoms
  • Infectious Diseases.

 Abuse claims

  • Sexual and Physical Abuse (excluding Stress/Bullying/Harassment).