Sadly dust diseases are one of the most common workplace injuries in Australia with many thousands of workers suffering as a result of unsafe work practices where they have been exposed to deadly dust emissions.

From asbestos to coal dust injury including black lung, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers have worked with many individuals and their families affected by dust diseases.

Our Lawyers understand managing any chronic illness is difficult and stressful, so when you put you case in our hands we stand with you every step of the way.

Over our 119 year history we have built an enviable reputation in managing claims in relation to dust disease in a professional and sensitive way that achieves results for your and your family.

When it matters to have the best advice on Dust Disease Claims, talk to Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.


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Howard Harrison

Managing Partner

One of the most experienced litigators in Australia, Howard Harrison is Managing Partner of Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers.

Hanaan Indari

Deputy Managing Partner

As an expert litigation partner, Hanaan Indari has successfully conducted many thousands of cases since joining Carroll and O'Dea in 1997.

Michael Barnes


Michael’s depth of experience, ability to get to the heart of an issue and communication skills put him at the top of employment & industrial law and personal injury.

Tim Concannon


Tim Concannon is one of Australia’s leading experts in personal injury law.

Scott Dougall


Scott Dougall is the partner in charge of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Parramatta office, servicing Western Sydney and beyond.

Diana Farah


Diana is one of Australia’s most highly respected practitioners in the areas of compensation law.

Julia Harrison


Julia is a leading compensation and personal injury lawyer. A partner in the firm's compensation division, Julia appears regularly for both plaintiffs and defendants.

David Jones


One of NSW’s most experienced personal injury lawyers, David is the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers partner responsible for the Newcastle office and Hunter region.

Peter Lleonart


Peter has a strong personal injury practice because he knows what clients need and he prioritises delivering outcomes for clients when it matters.

Maithri Panagoda AM


Educated in both Sydney and Sri Lanka, Maithri has over 35 years experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Maithri is regularly invited to present seminars to lawyers and university students.

Martin Slattery


Martin’s diverse career – journalist, guitarist, lawyer – means he has the life experience and the professional expertise to provide what his clients want when it matters.

Emily Katheklakis

Special Counsel

Emily Katheklakis has achieved successful outcomes for clients across the whole spectrum of personal injury matters.