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Ear Injury & Ear Surgery Claims & Claims for Loss of Hearing
in the event of you damaging or injuring your ear, or suffering from a loss of hearing due to an accident or prolonged exposure to a noisy working environment, you should be considering making a serious injury claim for compensation.
Ear damage can occur in a number of ways and can affect the external features of the ear or features and strictures inside the ear, such as the eardrum.
As well as physical damage to the appearance of the ear, obviously a major worry for people with ear damage is suffering with temporary, or even worse, permanent loss of hearing in one or both of the ears.
The ability to hear is a crucial sense and used in every aspect of our everyday lives, damage to this area of the body has drastic consequences as it may hinder a victims ability to walk or drive.
At Grieves, we have extensive experience in claiming compensation for those who have suffered damage to hearing or a complete loss of hearing. If you are interested in making a claim, get in touch by calling us on 0800 0747 644, or complete our contact form and one of our legal professionals will be in touch.
Types of ear damage
There are three parts of the ear that can suffer damage in an incident, including the outside (the pinna), the middle (eardrum and three bones) and the inside (the cochlea). Examples of ear damage include:
- Industrial deafness
- Injury or loss or an ear caused by a specific incident (e.g. explosion)
- Eardrum damage
- Hearing loss caused by a lack of personal protective equipment
- Causes of ear injuries
Injuries to the ear can be the result of all kinds of accidents, but the most common are:
- Objects in the ear
- Head injury
- Serious road accidents
- Sport accidents
- Prolonged exposure to loud noise
Hearing loss (whether complete or partial) and ear damage can have a serious impact on a victims life, leaving them unable to work again or needing long-term medical treatment.
Some people may well suffer from a specific accident at work leading to hearing loss which could leave them unable to continue in their chosen career. This can obviously have long term consequences for the victim and severely inhibit their future earning capabilities.
For injuries of such gravity, it is clear you should speak only with a specialist personal injury solicitor.
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We help victims of ear damage claim compensation for injuries, the cost of medical care and loss of earnings, so whatever your situation, our team are here to help.
Making a claim with Grieves Solicitors couldn't be simpler. Our team of experts will make the whole process as hassle-free as possible and you can rest assured that we'll reclaim the maximum amount possible.
Grieves Solicitors are experienced senior Personal Injury Litigators. Our serious injury solicitors are based in Huddersfield but we are able to help clients across Yorkshire and the entire UK.
We act for clients on ear injury claims cases across Yorkshire including Huddersfield, Halifax, Bradford, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Brighouse and Rochdale. As a recognised serious injury law firm we can support your needs wherever you live in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Call us now on 0800 0747 644, or complete our contact form and we shall get back to you.