Unsure of your legal entitlement to claim for vibration white finger?
Vibration white finger is also more commonly known, in modern medical terminology, as hand-arm vibration syndrome. This syndrome is a collection of symptoms which are all caused by long term and repetitive work with vibrating hand held tools and equipment. It takes many years of working with heavy vibrating tools for the condition to develop – well over a decade and once contracted is incurable.
Vibration white finger is caused by using equipment such as:
- pneumatic drills
- impact wrenches
- power drills
- chain saws
Causes of vibration white finger
It is unclear quite how the use of vibrating tools causing the symptoms of vibration white finger to develop. However, it is thought that the vibration causes damage to the small blood vessels in the fingers through repetitive use. This causes the nerves to become damaged and the blood supply to gradually become restricted.
Symptoms of vibration white finger
- pain and discomfort in any of the fingers or thumb
- changes in the sensation in the fingers
- numbness in the fingers
- throbbing of the fingers
- changes in colour of the fingers as blood flow is interrupted, leaving fingers white
- exceptional pain in cold,wet and icy conditions
- loss of function in the fingers and thumb
Claiming for vibration white finger using injury lawyers in Welwyn
If you, or someone you have worked with, has suffered the symptoms of vibration white finger as the result of an industrial job, then you are legally entitled to claim for compensation for your condition using injury lawyers in Welwyn or a national firm like Accident Advice Helpline.
Although they do not have injury lawyers in Welwyn Accident Advice Helpline can still represent you and your claim. This is because they are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK. So if you need injury lawyers in Welwyn look no further than this expert service.
Accident Advice Helpline are a team of well established and experienced advisers and legal partners who can coordinate and process your claim over the phone. From your very first phone call, your claim will be dealt with reliably and accountably by their injury lawyers.
Seeking compensation is just part of the claims process. It is also a means of gaining redress for the condition that you are left with and the implications for you and your family’s future. If you are the breadwinner, then being unable to work may have serious financial implications for your security and lifestyle.
Go online and take their unique 30 second online test to establish if you are legally entitled to make an injury claim using their injury lawyers and to get an estimate of the amount you may be awarded. Their injury lawyers will even process your claim on a 100% no-win, no-fee* basis; leaving you without the worry of finding your legal costs at the start of your claims process, or having to find money if your claim is lost. Call today!
Date Published: 25th November 2013
Author: David Brown