Tilting your head can help you hear

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 found that by tilting your head to a 30 degree angle can increase the sound of speech by four decibels. Whilst four decibels does not sound like much, just a three decibel increase is a doubling of acoustical energy.

The results of the research, funded by Action on Hearing Loss, will have a significant impact on those who struggle to hear. Many clients report that not being able to hear in social places causes them to feel isolated and stops them wanting to go out. Being able to increase the volume of speech so easily will help people and improve their social lives, thus improving their quality of life.

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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