Hearing Loss Compensation News

Sep 7, 2016

Former Welder Receives £5,000 in Compensation for Hearing Loss.

Mr J was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working for Cammel Laird & Co Ltd for a period of over 5 years. The company made large ships and vessels. He was employed as a Welder in the factory and on the slipway. The claimant worked in confined spaces welding metal plates together. He also worked alongside other tradesmen including boiler men and caulkers who were hammering assemblies together. He was exposed to excessive and constant noise throughout his employment.

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Mar 17, 2016

Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claim Settles out of Court for £6,000.

Mr Brian Fordyce was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working in the asbestos cutting industry for a period of over 10 years. Mr Brian Fordyce worked for Passmore Finishes. He was employed as a Maintenance Engineer and exposed to excessive noise from spindle cutters, diamond grinders, drilling, grinders etc for the duration of his shifts.

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Sep 9, 2015

Mr Perry Oakley Wins Settlement of £2,500 Through WE Solicitors.

Mr Oakley was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working in the nightclub industry for a period of 8 years. Mr Oakley worked as a nightclub doorman for Britannia Hotels, at Fridays Nightclub, on Palatine Road in Didsbury, Greater Manchester. During his employment, he was exposed to the noise of the music systems within the club. According to the nightclub’s own noise surveys, the music reached in excess of 100dB.

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Jun 23, 2015

Papermakers Finally Admit….

J R Crompton produced paper for decades before being bought out by Glatfelter in 2006.  Despite previous cases being settled against this company, the insurers and Glatfelter took a hard stance on settling any more cases.  (No allegation has been made that Glatfelter exposed their employees to harmful levels of noise since taking over the firm).

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