Injury claim in Nayland
Vibration White Finger syndrome affects countless people working with power tools each year.
If you work in a position that requires operating vibrating machinery for a long period of time, you could be at risk of developing this syndrome. If you have, and you feel it was not your fault, you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation.
Read on for information about a VWF injury claim Nayland area residents should know.
What is vibration white finger?
Vibration white finger (VWF) describes the damage to the blood cells in the fingers that operate vibrating machinery. It can also be called Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome as the effects can be more far-reaching than just the fingers.
It is commonly found in workers on construction sites that have spent a prolonged period of time operating hand-held machinery such as:
VWF is characterized by a tingling or “vibrating” sensation in the fingers and hands as well as discoloration, pain and sensitivity. If you’ve felt any of these symptoms and believe they were caused by the negligence of your employer, you could be entitled to seek compensation. But if you’re thinking about making an injury claim Nayland residents should ensure the accident happened within the past three years, as this is the time limit for making a claim.
Employers are obligated to provide you with ample safety equipment and correct tools when working with these sorts of machines, and you should have frequent breaks from operating them. If you feel your employer failed to comply with these and other safety measures and you’ve developed vibration white finger as a result, get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline.
How a personal injury claim in Nayland solicitor can help
We are the experts in handling industrial injury claims such as VWF and other injuries sustained in the workplace. In fact, we help people claim compensation for accidents at work, in public and on the road. We have been in business for over fifteen years and have helped thousands of people earn financial compensation for their injuries.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we make getting legal help and representation easier than ever. You can receive a fast, no-obligation quote in under a minute using our 30-second claims calculator, or you can call our 24/7 hotline to speak to a representative over the phone. If you want to move forward with your VWF case, we’ll connect you to a personal injury solicitor servicing the Nayland area that can represent your case. We have a long history of helping people make successful claims and receive substantial settlements that have helped cover the costs of medical treatment, and replace lost wages caused by time off work.
If you’re considering making a VWF injury claim Nayland residents should call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 180 4123. It’s free, and it could be a call that makes a difference to your life and finances.
Date Published: 31st August 2013
Author: David Brown