Good News for Hearing Loss Sufferers in Worcestershire

Published on 13th February 2017

Hearing loss campaigners have welcomed a decision by three health trusts not to restrict access to free NHS hearing aids across Worcestershire. On 22nd November 2016 the NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Wyre Forest CCG and NHS South ... Read Article

Successful hearing loss claim for former coppersmith with hearing loss and tinnitus

Published on 31st January 2017

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth have successfully recovered compensation for a client who sustained hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of being exposed to excessive levels of noise throughout his working life. Our client spent his entire working life employed working ... Read Article

Tilting your head can help you hear

Published on 5th January 2017

We find that many of our clients struggle to hear more when they are in a crowded place, such as a restaurant or pub, particularly when there is background noise. Research by Cardiff University may have found a helpful solution. They have ... Read Article

Scientists discover that sea anemome proteins could hold the key to repairing damaged human hearing

Published on 10th November 2016

Deafness in humans can be caused when the air cells in the cochlea of the human ear are damaged. Such damage can occur through exposure to excessive levels of noise in a noisy workplace, musical areas or when carrying out a noisy ... Read Article

Workplace noise exposure causes a 5 fold hearing loss increase

Published on 2nd November 2016

A study from the US National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) has considered the effects of exposure to excessive noise and the impact on hearing difficulty and tinnitus across various different types of work. The study, which looked at American ... Read Article

Nearly £3,000 in hearing loss compensation secured for former steelworker

Published on 25th October 2016

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth have recently settled a claim for noise induced hearing loss compensation for a client, arising out of him spending twelve years working for a specialist steelmaking company. Our client was employed as a plater in the fabrication ... Read Article

High levels of noise in fitness classes may cause deafness

Published on 21st October 2016

Studies in the United States have revealed that music played at fitness classes is often at dangerously high levels. Testing by New York TV station PIX 11, revealed that at four different fitness classes, music was played constantly, with noise levels consistently ... Read Article

Successful hearing loss claim for former tank cleaner

Published on 13th October 2016

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth’s specialist hearing loss claim solicitors have successfully pursued a claim for a client who sustained noise induced hearing loss after being exposed to very high noise levels at work. Our client was employed by a company which ... Read Article