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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

    Injury lawyer in Rotherhithe

    Make your claim with an injury lawyer in Rotherhithe for vibration white finger

    Vibration white finger is well known as an industrial related condition that is caused by the prolonged use of vibrating machinery or hand held tools over a long period of time. In the past, it was also known as dead finger and the more modern name for it is hand-arm vibration syndrome.

    Typical machinery includes that can result in this condition are:

    1. Pneumatic drills
    2. Grinders
    3. Chain saws
    4. Power drills
    5. Sanders

    Vibration white finger is particularly debilitating as the symptoms are irreversible and can result in permanent numbness of the fingers, causing a loss of function.

    How is vibration white finger caused?

    It is thought to be caused by the nerves in the fingers becoming affected, this is then followed by changes in the blood vessels which cause the fingers to change colour and become damaged.  

    Symptoms of vibration white finger may take many years to develop and are caused by at least a decade of prolonged use of vibrating hand held tools.  They include:

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    • Numbness in the fingers
    • Pins and needles in the fingers
    • Pain and discomfort
    • Changes in colour of the fingers as the blood supply becomes interrupted
    • Symptoms worsen in cold, wet and icy weather

    Making a claim for vibration white finger using an injury lawyer in Rotherhithe

    If you, or some one you know, have developed the symptoms of vibration white finger and it was caused as a result of prolonged industrial work, you may be legally entitled to make a personal injury claim using an injury lawyer in Rotherhithe. Even if the work was carried out many years previously, you are still entitled to make a legal compensation claim for your injury.

    Accident Advice Helpline are well placed to advise and guide you through the injury compensation claims process using an injury lawyer in Rotherhithe.  They have over 13 years’ experience in processing personal injury compensation claims and they can offer no obligation free legal advice when you need it most over the phone. In fact, their helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take your call and process your personal injury claim.  Their sensitive and friendly advisers will guide you through the claim process and refer your claim to their injury lawyer in Rotherhithe.  They will act on your behalf on a 100% no win, no fee basis.  

    If you want to know immediately if you are able to make a legal compensation claim for vibration white finger, then simply call the helpline, 0800 689 0500, or go online and take part in their unique 30 second online test.  It’s fast, accessible and easy to use so don’t delay! Put your claim to the test today and find out how much compensation you might be entitled to!


    Date Published: 26th October 2013

    Author: David Brown

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