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Posted by Daniel Adcock on November 5th 2013
(industrial deafness claims)
Our client came to us for legal advice regarding the difficulty she was experiencing with her hearing, in particular trouble hearing the television and struggling to understand others on the telephone.
Work history revealed exposure to excessive noise whilst working in a Mill as a winder within the weaving department. The clamaint would be exposed to loud and continuous noise from the loom weavers and other equptment throughout the day. No hearing protection was ever provided.
The claimant underwent an Audiogram which indicated bilateral high frequency hearing loss. The history of noise exposure at work explained the extent of her damage.
The case was successfully settled and the claimant received compensation for her hearing loss.
If you have been exposed to excessive noise within the work place and suspect you may be suffering hearling loss, please call our Industrial Deafness department on 0161 832 5000. We will be able to ascestian whether you have a viable claim for compensation.
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