Developed vibration white finger? You need expert injury lawyers in Teignmouth to help with your personal injury claim
Vibration white finger is a condition that is also known as hand-arm vibration syndrome and can affect people who have a prolonged history of working with vibrating tools. Vibration white finger can develop gradually over a long period of time, sometimes years, and as the condition progresses, the symptoms are irreversible.
If you have developed the painful symptoms of vibration white finger, as the result of a work related incident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim using expert injury lawyers in Teignmouth.
Vibration white finger may be caused by the prolonged use of:
- Pneumatic drills
- Chain saws
- Impact wrenches
- Power drills
Developing vibration white finger
Vibration white finger can take many years to develop; usually after at least a decade of working with hand held vibrating tools or machinery, in order for the distressing condition to develop. Your employer should try to prevent this or any other industrial condition happening to their work force by taking the necessary precautions.
Symptoms of vibration white finger
The symptoms can develop slowly and may include:
- Changes in sensation in the fingers and hands
- Pain in the finger tips and then progressing across entire fingers
- Numbness in the fingers and hands
- A lack of function in the fingers and hands
- A lack of grip meaning that fine motor functions are difficult
- Changes in colour of the fingers from red to blue and finally to white as the blood flow is restricted and nerves become permanently damaged
Symptoms may be particularly worse in cold and wet weather.
Making your claim for vibration white finger
If you have developed the painful and distressing symptoms of vibration white finger, then don’t despair. Call the expert team at Accident Advice Helpline who have in excess of 13 years’ experience of processing personal injury compensation claims. Their helpline is always open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and their advisers are ready and waiting to take your calls on 0800 180 4123. If you have any queries about making an injury claim using their injury lawyers, then their friendly team can answer your questions quickly over the phone.
To find out if your circumstances are eligible to make an injury claim using their injury lawyers, call or go online and take part in their unique 30 second online test. This simple and easy to use test will inform you of your eligibility to make a claim quickly and reliably as well as give you an estimate for the amount you might receive. Why not take the online challenge and see if you can claim with expert injury lawyers in Teignmouth?
Date Published: 16th November 2013
Author: David Brown