Types of cases

Asbestos-ss1661522-small sq Dust Diseases Tribunal of NSW

The Dust Diseases Tribunal is a unique court with special procedures designed to ensure an early resolution and a fair outcome for plaintiffs who may be in poor health.   

Claims filed at the Dust Diseases Tribunal are usually placed into one of two categories: asbestos-related claims and other dust-related claims.

The Tribunal has different procedures for dealing with cases in each category. An understanding of the relevant claims process can give claimants an insight to how their case will be handled and the steps involved in the Tribunal's legal procedures.