Ear Damage, Hearing Loss Compensation & Industrial Deafness Compensation Claims
Hearing Damage Claims
The ears are extremely sensitive and delicate, and our ability to hear can be affected by many risks in everyday life and in the workplace. Hearing loss can happen either instantly or gradually, and causes include one-off loud noises and continual exposure that damages the hearing over time. Whichever way you lose your hearing, it can have a dramatic impact on your life.
What is Industrial Deafness?
Industrial Deafness is also referred to as “Noise Induced Hearing Loss” and “Occupational Deafness”. Having the correct protection or guidance when operating in a noisy environment or workplace can prevent serious damage to a person’s hearing, there are many long-term problems related with industrial deafness and it is often challenging to know how to cope with these effects. Industrial Deafness is the deterioration of a person’s hearing over a prolonged period of time due to their working environment.
Thousands of victims are being affected by industrial deafness, Industries, especially such as shipbuilding, engineering, metal manufacturing and factory environments can put workers at a risk as noisy equipment is used, and can therefore have an impact on a person’s hearing.
What are the common Causes of Hearing damage?
- Exposure to loud noise
- Head Trauma
- Virus or disease
How much could you claim?
If you have suffered damage to your hearing through an incident that was not your fault, you could be entitled to make a claim for a financial pay-out. Compensation can cover pain and suffering, loss of earnings and medical costs, and is dependent on the age of the victim at the time of the injury and the victim’s ability to communicate.
Typical compensation amounts are:
Total deafness: £50,000 to £100,000
Permanent partial hearing loss: £10,000 to £30,000
Loss of hearing in one ear: up to £20,000
Temporary and/or mild hearing loss: £1,000 to £10,000
Every attempt has been made to make all information provided as accurate as possible.
How can I make a hearing damage Claim?
You can contact Grieves Solicitors and speak to one of our personal injury experts, from the start of your claim, our team will work with you, your family and the medical team to ensure you are settled the earliest form of recovery and compensation available. We will help guide you through the step by step development and the strength of your claim as well as offer you guidance on the most suitable course of action for you to take.
Why you should I Grieves Solicitors?
We are happy to announce, over 98% of our clients have rated our service as excellent or good, as well as 98% whom stated they would use Grieves Solicitors again and/or would recommend us to family or friends. We understand the seriousness of losing, injuring or damaging a part of the body which is so vital and key to carrying out daily activities, hence why we are determined to bring compensation and justice to the victims who have suffered. We will guide you through each stage of the legal procedure and will keep you informed on the progress of your claim throughout.
How to contact us:
Have you suffered from hearing loss through the negligence of another person? Speak to our specialist personal injury solicitors today for advice and guidance on making a claim.