Hearing Loss Claims

Nov 24, 2010

Claiming Hearing Loss For Loss Of Family Life

The possibility to claim compensation as a consequence of industrial deafness sustained from long-term exposure to excessive levels of noise in the workplace or as a result of sudden and traumatic acoustic shock are well known. However, in addition to compensation sought for actual hearing damage, reduced earning capacity and medical expenses, the affect of the slow deterioration in hearing ability upon family and social life is taken into account.

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Nov 3, 2010

Industrial Deafness – A Long Latency Timeline

There can be instances when a claim for industrial deafness will be pursued many years after hearing damage was first sustained after excessive noise level exposure. A majority of personal injuries, which occur within the workplace, are obviously apparent, immediately diagnosed and treated. In the aftermath, once accident liability is established a compensation case can be embarked upon.

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