Deafness compensation claim
Loss of hearing affects many people in Molland and across the rest of the UK. The extent varies from temporary deafness to more permanent and serious cases such as tinnitus. Any loss in hearing can have a dramatic impact on your daily life. If you believe your hearing loss could have been avoided and is due the negligence or carelessness of someone else then you may be entitled to claim compensation.
Accident Advice Helpline and their industrial deafness expert injury lawyers in Molland are experienced and accredited legal experts. They can help you claim compensation.
Types of industrial deafness expert injury lawyers in Molland handle
- Temporary loss of hearing
- Permanent loss of hearing
- Acoustic trauma
Common occupations at risk of industrial deafness
- Coal mining
- Metal manufacturing
- Construction site worker
- Engineering plant
- Workers at concert venues and nightclubs
Expert injury lawyers in Molland will investigate your claim and try to prove who is responsible for your injury. In many cases this would be your employer.
The Noise at Work Act was introduced in 1989 to safeguard workers health and safety. Though this has resulted in a reduction of industrial deafness cases it does still occur. This may be as your employer has failed to implement the Act. Protective equipment such as ear plugs may not have been provided. Noise levels may also not have been regulated. This negligence could have disastrous consequences.
Claiming compensation for industrial deafness
If you have suffered from any type of industrial deafness then call Accident Advice Helpline for reliable advice. Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile and speak to one of our helpful advisers for more information and to get the process started. There is no obligation to take on our services, you can take your time to think everything through. We understand that people are often hesitant to make a claim against their employer as they feel they are being disloyal and may worry about their job security. Rest assured that this is not the case and it is your employers’ responsibility to provide a safe working environment and your health and well-being should be a priority.
Expert injury lawyers in Molland will advise of the time limits in place for making a claim and also whether you do have a valid claim. They will help you build a strong case by gathering supportive evidence, this may also involve you having a medical examination and hearing test. You can relax and concentrate on getting better whilst we do the hard work for you.
Date Published: 13th December 2013
Author: David Brown