Could exposure to ultrasound cause hearing loss and tinnitus?

Published on 16th March 2016

A recent UK study has revealed that there may be a link between exposure to very high frequency sound and ultrasound and deafness and tinnitus symptoms. Such exposure may also lead to migraines, dizziness and nausea. Symptoms such as these have been ... Read Article

Deafness compensation awarded to former British Steel and ICI worker

Published on 8th March 2016

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth’s specialist Industrial Deafness Solicitors have successfully pursued a claim for noise induced hearing loss compensation for a former employee of British Steel and ICI. Mr H was employed at the Dorman Long Steelworks in Cleveland, Teesside in ... Read Article

NHS hearing aid rationing may lead to increased dementia

Published on 29th February 2016

  Dr Frank Lin, Assistant Professor at John Hopkins University has recently told a conference in Washington that difficulty hearing can cause damage to memory and brain function. Having to struggle to hear forces the brain to work harder to make up ... Read Article

Can what you eat affect your hearing?

Published on 22nd February 2016

A recent study published by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association has raised the issue of whether diet can have an impact on hearing. In his study “The Role of Nutritional and Healthy Hearing” Christopher Spankovich has concluded that there may ... Read Article

Successful claim for hearing loss and tinnitus

Published on 15th February 2016

We have recently settled a claim for a client who sustained hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of exposure to excessive noise when he worked for the Forestry Commission. Our client worked for the Forestry Commission for nearly 20 years.  During ... Read Article

How your employer should protect you from noise induced hearing loss

Published on 9th February 2016

  It has now been 10 years since The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 were introduced, however many employers still do not adequately protect their workers against excessive noise. Not only does this open their employees up to the risk ... Read Article

£20,000 compensation recovered for hearing loss and tinnitus

Published on 3rd February 2016

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth was instructed to pursue a claim for noise induced hearing loss compensation for Mr B who was exposed to excessive noise whilst working for Dunlop Semtex Limited. Mr B joined the company at the age of 15, as ... Read Article

Noise induced hearing loss claim success

Published on 26th January 2016

What’s My Deafness Claim Worth has successfully settled a claim for noise induced hearing loss compensation for a former Glost Sorter. Mr A spent approximately seven years in the late 1980s and early 1990s working for a company called Steelite, based in ... Read Article