If you are suffering from industrial injuries and you are in receipt of disablement benefit because of your injuries you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation in the UK.
Although many people who have completely lost their hearing do not class themselves as disabled deafness is classed as a disability under the Disability Discrimination act. The Act’s definition of someone who is disabled is someone who has a ?physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.? Therefore if you have totally lost the ability to hear and your hearing loss was caused by your working conditions you are legally entitled to claim industrial injuries disablement compensation for your suffering.
Compensation awards for complete loss of hearing can go up to £70000.00; if you have suffered complete deafness as a result of working in an unsafe workplace where you have not been protected correctly from the noise emissions in the workplace you should consider making an industrial injury claim for occupational deafness compensation.
A solicitor form the industrial injuries team can help you make a claim if you are suffering disablement as a result of working in an excessively noisy environment; you could benefit compensation you are legally entitled to under UK laws.
If you can prove that there is a strong relationship between the development of your deafness and the unsafe conditions you were working in then there is a good chance you will be able to make a successful industrial injury claim for hearing loss compensation.
In order to start a claim you have to have been diagnosed as having lost all or at least a large percentage of your hearing. If you are suffering from total hearing loss you may be classed as having a disability even though you do not feel disabled. You must prove that you were working in an environment where the noise levels that were emitted into your workspace were over the maximum limit for safe exposure; you will then also have to show that your exposure was not protected because your employer did not provide you with the equipment to protect yourself from the noise.
If you want an experienced legal executive to work tirelessly on your case and have just one dedicated solicitor working on your claim then you need the services of an industrial disease specialist form Michael Lewin. This continuity means that every client is getting an exceptional service throughout the process of making a claim. The specialist that looks after your claim will have a familiarity with your injuries and circumstances and this allows them to get the best result possible on your behalf.
Miss K’s claim for total deafness compensation was settled successfully and she was awarded a total of £64000.00.
To start an industrial injuries case for disablement recompense if you think you will benefit form claiming compensation in the UK you should call one of the industrial disease experts from Michael Lewin Solicitors as soon as you can on: 0844 499 9302.