Recent Cases

Jul 20, 2020

Liability to compensate for noise induced hearing loss passes from long dissolved subsidiary to parent company.

Mr C contacted WE Solicitors about a claim for noise induced hearing loss, having been exposed during the course of his employment with The Metropolitan Construction Company Limited, from the late 60’s to mid 70’s. Mr C was employed as an Operative and later a Driver Operative with the Company. His main role was to break up concrete floors, reduce concrete, dig trenches in concrete and scarify concrete walls. He was exposed to the noise from not only the work he was doing but that of his colleagues.

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May 18, 2020

Drinks company pays out compensation

We solicitors have successfully concluded a claim for compensation for Mr J whose hearing was damaged due to excessive noise where he worked.  Mr J worked between 1989 and 2003 at the same factory but was employed by Hey UK Ltd, Benjamin Shaw & Sons Ltd and Cott Beverages Ltd as the company was taken over more than once.

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Jan 3, 2020

Success against Dowty Hucknall Ltd & Others.

WE Solicitors have successfully represented Mr C against his former employers who exposed him to excessive noise throughout his employment with them between 1985 and 1999.  The company was involved in the mining industry in Hucknall, Nottingham and made mining equipment including hydraulic roof supports.

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