Oct
3
2015

Successful claim for hearing loss and tinnitus compensation

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth have successfully pursued a deafness claim for a client who sustained noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of his exposure to excessive noise at work.

Our client worked for around five years in the garage of a large baking company.

Our client was responsible for servicing, repairing and maintaining the company fleet of approximately 100 vehicles.

Our client was exposed to considerable levels of excessive noise during his employment. He used pneumatic tools such as air guns as well as using sledgehammers to knock out metalwork. His employment was exceptionally noisy. He would need to shout to be heard by anyone standing near to him when he was working in the garage. He found that the noise was so loud that he would often have a ringing in his ears when he left work at the end of the day

Our client’s employer did not provide him with any hearing protection nor did they provide him with any training regarding the dangers of exposure to excessive noise.

Our client sustained noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of his exposure to excessive noise. He found that he had a particular problem with hearing conversations when there was a lot of background noise. His tinnitus took the form of a buzzing noise which he noticed particularly when it was quiet.

Our specialist noise induced hearing loss solicitors were able to successfully pursue a deafness and tinnitus claim.

Our industrial deafness solicitors were also able to establish that our client was exposed to dangerous levels of noise and that suitable hearing protection was not provided.

We were able to secure industrial deafness compensation of £5,000.00 for our client.

If you have worked as a mechanic or in any other form of noisy employment and you consider that you may have noise induced hearing loss or tinnitus, then please contact us.

Our noise induced hearing loss solicitors will be happy to discuss pursuing an industrial deafness claim on a no win no fee basis.

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth has extensive experience in dealing with people suffering with hearing loss and tinnitus. We have a specialist team of solicitors, as well as a fully trained audiologist, who will fight for the compensation that you deserve. Our team understands that it can be a very difficult and daunting time for you and they will do their best to offer an unparalleled support network and specialist legal expertise. If you have suffered a personal injury, which was not your fault, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.If you are suffering from loss of hearing, buzzing or ringing in your ears, you may be entitled to claim for compensation.

If you have been affected by hearing loss or exposure to noisy working environments you should not hesitate to contact us or to try our ‘Calculate my Claim’ feature on the right hand side of this page to see what your claim may be worth. We understand that the symptoms that you are suffering from can have serious consequences on your day to day life. When fighting for your compensation we take into account any time you have had to take off work, any treatment you have had to pay for including the cost of hearing aids and any other losses that you may have incurred.

All claims are dealt with on a no win, no fee basis.

Call 0800 849 8700 to speak to a member of our specialist team of Industrial Disease lawyers who will assist you further with this matter.

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