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    Category : Industrial deafness claims

    How to make loss of hearing claims

    Some of us are destined to lose our hearing, either partially or totally, by the time we reach old age. However, it’s much harder to suffer any loss of hearing at a younger age – especially if it could have been prevented. Loss of hearing claims may be potentially viable in cases where people of….

    How to make Carpal Tunnel Syndrome claims

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition that has received many headlines in recent times. Most people know it is associated with one or both hands, and that several things can make it more likely you would suffer from it. It is sometimes abbreviated to CTS, and it can lead to numbness in one or both….

    Tinnitus accident claim

    A tinnitus accident claim is a claim that attempts to obtain compensation for an accident, workplace injury or some other trauma that has caused this disorder. There are many causes of tinnitus, with the most common being an accident that resulted in head trauma. There is not much scientific explanation as to why the brain….

    Can I claim for hearing loss?

    Noise-induced hearing loss in the UK Being exposed to excessive levels of noise over a prolonged period of time can lead to irreversible hearing damage. Although this is one of the most common health problems in the United Kingdom, it can be difficult to detect until it is too late, as the damage occurs over….

    Advice on claiming for hearing loss

    We all take our hearing for granted, until it starts failing us as we get older. However, while this is par for the course as we age, we would not expect to suffer hearing loss at a younger age. It can be even more frustrating and upsetting to go through this experience if the hearing….

    Where to get occupational deafness compensation advice

    Deafness is something that old age can bring upon us. However, few people would ever think of becoming deaf because of the work they do. We may recognise that some jobs do potentially carry this risk, purely because they expose workers to high noise levels. However, if you haven’t been adequately protected from this hazard….

    Hearing loss accident claim

    Hearing loss caused by accidents When we think of deafness and hearing loss, we typically think of age-related hearing loss or noise-induced hearing loss. We figure that if we have not spent our entire lives listening to loud music or working in a factory then we are not at risk. But what happens if you….

    How to make occupational deafness claims

    When you think about deafness, you probably think it is a condition that can potentially develop with age. Many parts of our bodies wear out as we get older, and this certainly applies to our hearing as well. However, some people become deaf or lose their hearing to a degree long before they get old,….

    Defining carpal tunnel syndrome

    The Health and Safety Executive estimates that more than one million people in the UK suffered from a work-related illness last year. If you’ve had an accident at work or you are experiencing ill health as a result of your employment, you may wish to consider claiming compensation. One relatively common work-related illness is carpal….

    How to make Noise-Induced Hearing Loss claims

    Some people are more tolerant of noise than others. However, noise can be potentially damaging to our ears, especially if we experience loud noise levels over a prolonged period of time. It is cases like these that may have a higher chance of ending in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss claims for those concerned. If you are….

    Counselling for a partial hearing loss accident

    ­Now if you wonder, “Can I get counselling for a partial hearing loss accident?” it is essential to know that specific criteria must be met in order to have a valid claim. Including counselling in personal injury compensation claims is one of the most difficult things for a solicitor. This is because most UK judges….

    Professions that may damage your hearing

    We all know how irritating it can be when a construction site is temporarily located right outside your home or workplace. With all that drilling and banging it can be simply impossible to concentrate. Imagine how it would feel if you had to deal with such levels of noise on a daily basis, because you….

    Who’s to blame for my occupational deafness?

    Do you, or did you, work in an environment which has caused your hearing to become affected? Occupational deafness is on the rise and if you are asking yourself, “Who’s to blame for my occupational deafness?” we would like to speak to you and give you the answers you need. You may be entitled to….

    Tinnitus accident counselling

    Tinnitus is the perception of a sound within the human ear when no other sound is present. Although most describe tinnitus as a ringing sound, this is one of many sounds that an individual may hear. Tinnitus is not a disease – it is a condition that results in a number of symptoms, with the….

    Partial hearing loss accident advice

    If you have lost your some of your hearing as a result of a work-related accident, Accident Advice Helpline can offer you partial hearing loss accident advice and help you understand whether or not you have a legal right to reclaim damages for your affliction, what steps you should follow in order to file a….

    Partial Hearing Loss Accident Claim

    Anyone who thinks they have a partial hearing loss accident claim should contact Accident Advice Helpline for expert legal advice. A partial hearing loss accident claim may result from an industrial deafness accident.  Thousands of such accidents have been recorded and they can be very serious indeed. Partial hearing loss may restrict the occupations that….

    Five preventative ways to protect hearing in the workplace

    Protect Hearing In The Workplace At Accident Advice Helpline, we have seen a huge increase in the number of industrial deafness claims, particularly over the last few years. Although health and safety measures for noisy work environments that exceed the recommended safe level by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have been put in place,….

    Deafness claim levels in the year 2012

      Despite the fact that there has been a decrease in employment levels in high-risk industries where long or frequent exposure to harmful environments are mandatory, some insurers reported record highs between 2011 and 2012. Industrial deafness claims in the workplace are reported to have increased by 50 per cent and it is a number….

    Tinnitus injury advice

    Tinnitus is a disorder that is most commonly caused by an accident involving head trauma or the detonation of an explosive near an individual. If not properly treated, tinnitus can lead to hearing loss. At the moment, the specific cause of tinnitus is not completely known. Those who are already hearing-impaired do not get tinnitus,….

    Who’s to blame for occupational deafness?

    Occupational deafness is a type of hearing loss caused by prolonged exposure to noise at your place of work. This exposure causes damage to the nerve cells of the inner ear, and this damage is irreversible, leading to permanent hearing loss. Occupational deafness can cause the following symptoms: Tinnitus, an intermittent or constant ‘buzzing’ in….

    Claiming compensation for industrial deafness

    Making a claim against your employer If you’ve become unwell or developed a medical condition because of your job role, you may be able to take legal action. Although many people worry about making a compensation claim against their employer, this isn’t something you need to be concerned about. The law gives employees certain rights,….

    The cost of claiming for industrial deafness

    Has your hearing been affected at work? Industrial deafness is a relatively common condition and is often suffered by people who work in noisy environments. Even though your employer should prevent you from developing these kinds of conditions, some businesses and companies may not take their health and safety responsibilities seriously. If they fail to….

    How you could develop industrial deafness

    Have you become ill because of work? Unfortunately, numerous people suffer injuries at work each year and a significant number of people also develop work-related illnesses. Some of these illnesses are general in nature, such as suffering from stress if you work in a high-powered position. On the other hand, some people are more prone….

    Your employer’s responsibility to prevent you from developing industrial deafness

    Do you work in a loud environment? Regardless of what industry you work in, there are certain hazards you should be aware of. Despite numerous health and safety regulations being in place, some employers still don’t ensure that employees have safe working conditions and this can lead to accidents and illnesses. Unfortunately, many people who….

    The importance of personal protective clothing and equipment

    Have you been hurt at work? Whether you work on a full-time or part-time basis, you should have the right to feel sale in your workplace. Although some jobs can be fairly dangerous, it’s essential that your employer takes steps to reduce the risk of injuries occurring. If you work with machinery, for example, your….

    Industrial deafness

    Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm with over ten years experience processing industrial deafness claims. Industrial deafness is when a person faces a loss of hearing due to their work environment. This can range from temporary to permanent loss of hearing and other conditions including acoustic shock syndrome and tinnitus. If you have suffered….

    How much compensation for loss of hearing

    If you spent much of your life working in a loud working environment without proper ear defenders or were subjected to a loud noise due to somebody else’s actions or negligence then you may suffer from loss of hearing. If this is the case, then you may well wonder how much compensation for loss of….

    Tinnitus claim for compensation

    Getting your tinnitus claim for compensation Tinnitus can be a disturbing problem for many people. Primarily, tinnitus leaves a ‘ringing’ sound within the human ear, even though there is no sound on the outside. This causes disturbances, irritability and outright depression in people. As you can imagine, having a constant ringing sound in your ears….

    Hearing loss compensation

    If you have hearing loss caused by work noise, you may want to try to get hearing loss compensation. The amount of compensation you receive will vary according to the hearing loss compensation tables. If you call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile, you will be able to….

    Hearing loss compensation tables

    ContentsWhat is industrial deafness?Symptoms of industrial deafnessHow big a problem is work-related hearing loss?Are you looking for hearing loss compensation tables?How Accident Advice Helpline can helpIndustrial deafness is something that can affect you if you are regularly exposed to high levels of noise at work. If you’ve suffered from hearing loss related to your job….

    Industrial deafness claims

    Many of us are fortunate enough to be born with all of our senses intact and in full working order. Our sight, sense of smell, sense of taste, sense of touch, and our hearing are what keeps us in constant touch with the world and allows us to experience so many different things on a….

    Deafness in the workplace claim

    It’s a fact that as many as 1 in 5 people working in UK industry have some kind of hearing impairment caused by their environment. Usually this is often defined as ‘acoustic trauma’ where a person is exposed to loud noise and bangs over a long period of time. The worrying thing is that it’s….

    Deafness at work claim

    Industrial deafness occurs when your hearing is damaged as a result of your working environment, and it affects many thousands of people. The very first thing you must do is go and see a doctor. You can only properly start getting better once you’ve been diagnosed and a doctor will know exactly what to do. It….

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