Recent Cases

Aug 24, 2015

Noise induced hearing loss sufferer, Mr B, wins settlement of £2,500.00, through WE Solicitors.

Mr B was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working in the engineering industry for a period of over 7 years. Mr B worked for Duramin Engineering (Lydney) Ltd of Harbour Road Trading Estate, in Lydney, Gloucestershire. The company made metal shipping containers and Mr B was employed as a factory and wood mill worker throughout. During this time, he was exposed to the noise of drilling metal with pneumatic drills, hammering metal, the use of rivet guns, the circular saw (used for cutting through metal), electrical sanders, planers, cross-cut saws (for cutting and shaping wood) and air powered screw drivers.

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Feb 26, 2015

Former Castings Industry Worker Receives Compensation for Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Mr John Matthew Benjamin Allcock was exposed to excessive levels of noise, whilst working in the Castings Industry industry for a period of over 30 years. Mr John Matthew Benjamin Allcock worked for Federal Mogul Camshaft Castings Limited, which was also known as The British Piston Ring Co Limited. He was employed as a Fettler and he later worked in the Sand Lab. He was exposed to the noise of shor blasters, fettling, metal castings dropping into the bins, grinders, and forklifts, for the duration of his shifts.

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