Hearing Loss Compensation News

Jan 17, 2011

Noise Induced Hearing Loss arising from employment with Joseph Lucas Ltd

Mr C wins £3000 payout after suffering Noise Induced Hearing Loss arising from his employment with Joseph Lucas Ltd from 1965 to 1971as a Design and Development Engineer.  His role involved the design and develop of transmissions for hydraulic JCBs.  The designs were placed on a test rig and analysed by being run with electric pumps however the development project was abandoned due to the failure to reduce the noise produced. 

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Oct 26, 2010

Deafness Causes Obstacle To Sense Reroute

According to a 2009 study into the effects of hearing loss, often caused by exposure to excessive noise levels, and how the body copes with a reduced sensory function, the brains of adult animals with a hearing deficiency appeared to re-route the sense of touch into the brain area that processes hearing.

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Oct 7, 2010

Mutual Mills former worker receives compensation

WE Solicitors managed to obtain £4,500 compensation for Mrs Anne Armstrong from Heywood. Mrs Armstrong was employed as a Quality Control Assistant at Mutual Mills Ltd in Heywood from approximately 1972 to 1981. During her employment Mrs Armstrong was subjected to excessive noise from speed frames and drawer frames.

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Sep 7, 2010

Hearing Loss in Stoke-on-Trent

WE Solicitors managed to obtain £5,500 for Mr V from Stoke-on-Trent as compensation for noise induced hearing loss suffered during his employment. Mr V was employed by Beresford Transport Ltd. from approximately 1964 to 1969 and again from 1970 to 1989 initially as a mechanic and later as a Chargehand Mechanic.

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