Recent Cases

Feb 21, 2011

Ms J wins just over £3,000.00 payout for her noise induced hearing loss claim.

Ms J worked for Debenhams Ltd (Lotus) of Freeman Street, Stafford from 1972 to 1981. She was employed as a filler and worked in the heel department. He duties involved cementing heels on to shoes. Ms J was employed in a very noisy environment, with many machines surrounding her, including buffing, scouring and spraying machinery. She advises that if she wanted to communicate with someone a few feet away, she would have to shout.

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Feb 3, 2011

Mrs S wins £5,000.00 in damages for her noise induced hearing loss claim.

Mrs S was exposed to excessive noise, during her employment with Brettell & Shaw Ltd of West Street, Quarry Bank, West Midlands. She was employed as a factory operative and a machine and press operator during the years 1982 to 2001. During this time, Mrs S was exposed to the noise of the machinery shop, the assembly lines, folding machinery, power presses, and lathes, amongst others. Mrs S explained that she had to raise her voice considerably, if she wanted to communicate with someone closeby.

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