If you have been affected by noise-induced hearing loss and occupational deafness the experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors may be able to act on your behalf to recover compensation on a ?no win no fee? basis if your hearing loss was the result of constant and prolonged exposure to nigh noise levels in your place of work in London or elsewhere in the UK.
It is an employer’s legal responsibility to put in place the correct measures to safeguard the wellbeing of their workforce and this includes looking into lowering noise levels and/or providing the correct training and ear protection if noise levels are consistently above the 80 dB limit set in place by the Health and Safety Executive’s Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 act.
Industrial deafness sometimes referred to as noise-induced hearing loss is a condition that results in a person suffering loss of hearing (usually over a prolonged period of time) as a direct result to the high levels of noise in the environment they work in. It can range in severity quite considerably from temporary loss of hearing to complete deafness in both ears. It can also be associated with noise-related tinnitus which although a claim cannot be made for alone it can be a factor taken into account when pursuing a claim for industrial deafness.
Noise-induced hearing loss and industrial deafness are suffered by around 250000 workers in the UK who are subjected to constant noise in their work environment and if you are one of them and were frequently exposed to constant high noise levels without your employers providing ear protection for you the industrial disease specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors may be able to help you claim compensation on a ?no win no fee? basis if you are in London or anywhere throughout the UK.
Mr K worked in the shipbuilding industry for nearly 40 years. He never thought much about the need to protect his ears especially early on in his career and his employers did not make the workers aware of the dangers they faced to their hearing by being subjected to the constant high levels of noise generated by the machinery around them.
After being diagnosed by a medical professional as suffering noise-induced hearing loss in both ears Mr K contacted the industrial deafness specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors who were more than happy to take on his case on a ?no win no fee? basis. Our dedicated team successfully recovered compensation of £14800 on his behalf.
To discuss your noise-induced hearing loss or industrial deafness case with the dedicated team at Michael Lewin Solicitors to find out if you are eligible to make a ?no win no fee? claim in London or anywhere else in the UK call us today on: 0844 499 9302