Following a diagnosis of hearing loss or deafness by a professional it is your legal right as an employee to make a hearing loss compensation claim for the damage that has been caused Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds can offer you no win no fee legal representation to help you make a claim for the industrial deafness compensation you are legally entitled to if you can prove that your workplace was the cause of your hearing loss.
Our no win no fee industrial disease compensation services are available to any victim of a hearing disorder due to the excess noise they have been subjected to without adequate protection whilst in the workplace.
There are certain responsibilities that an employer has if they have people working for them in an environment where it is likely they will be subjected to excessive levels of noise. Some of an employer’s responsibilities are detailed below if you think your employer has been negligent on any of these points and you are suffering from hearing loss you could have an eligible claim for industrial deafness compensation.
? An employer has to tell any staff that work within the company about the noise levels they are likely to come into contact with and what the risks are to their hearing because of this exposure.
? Employers need to make all members of staff aware about the measures they have taken or are planning to take with controlling the risks associated with the noise.
? Employers need to make sure that every employee knows where they can obtain the hearing protection the need to minimise the risk of any damage being done to the hearing.
? Employees need to be informed about how they report any faulty safety equipment and what to do if their safety equipment fails.
? Employers should always ensure there is a backup supply of safety equipment should any fail.
You can start a hearing loss claim or a case for deafness compensation for the industrial deafness compensation award you are legally entitled to under UK laws with the help of a qualified legal representative from Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds.
We will work on your behalf to ensure that your industrial disease claim for industrial deafness compensation is settled in a timely manner and that the end result of your claim is that you receive a positive outcomethis will allow you to relax in the knowledge that the best possible legal specialist is working on your behalf.
Many of the conditions above were not met by Mr H’s employer and this is what caused him to develop industrial deafness later in life. Luckily we were able to gain an award of £16660.00 for Mr H.
To start a hearing loss or deafness claim for the industrial deafness award you are legally entitled to you need to seek advice from a professional lawyer about your chances of making a successful industrial deafness claim on a no win no fee basis; call Michael Lewin in Leeds on: 0844 499 9302.