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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Experienced accident lawyers in South Derbyshire


    Are you looking for experienced accident lawyers in South Derbyshire for your vibration white finger claim? If so, look no further, because Accident Advice Helpline could take on your case right now if you qualify for compensation.

    Vibration white finger, what is it?

    Vibration white finger – or hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), as it is now known – is an example of an industrial disease. This means it’s a condition that is related to someone’s work – indeed, caused by the work that they carry out, or carried out in the past.

    The symptoms of hand-arm vibration are:

    • Coldness, tingling or numbness in the fingers
    • Pain in the fingers, hand and arm
    • Discolouration of the skin on the fingers

    What causes these symptoms is nerve and blood vessel damage, and that’s because of repeated use of vibrating power tools over a long period.

    How to prevent vibration white finger

    If you don’t have this condition and you want to guard against it, but you work with power tools, there are steps that you can take to prevent it – and your employer should make sure that you do. These include:

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    • Taking breaks from using the equipment
    • Using the correct tool for the job
    • Being trained in the use of the equipment
    • Wearing protective gloves
    • Having the equipment correctly maintained

    Claim through experienced accident lawyers in South Derbyshire

    If you have the condition, you might well have found that it has severely impacted upon your ability to carry out your tasks at work – and at home. Some people may not be able to return to their job because of vibration white finger.

    You can find experienced accident lawyers in South Derbyshire to process your claim by calling Accident Advice Helpline and speaking to one of our advisors. They will guide you through all the steps involved, and listen intently to you as you give them your details in confidence.

    If you qualify to claim, your details will be passed to experienced accident lawyers in South Derbyshire, who will work on a no win no fee basis on your behalf. It’s their aim to get you a payout, which will consist of money for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity as well as for any expenses incurred because of the condition, such as nursing care.

    Why not call our hotline now? It’s open 24/7:

    • Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline
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    • Text “claim365” and someone will call you back

    We look forward to hearing from you, because we want to help you. We have 14 years’ experience in the field of injury and industrial disease claims – as well as the endorsement of Dame Esther Rantzen. You can count on us, so give us a call.

    Date Published: 26th November 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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