Recent Cases

Sep 22, 2010

Former Mutual Mills employee compensated

WE Solicitors managed to obtain £5,500 for Mr Dennis McHugh from Heywood. Mr McHugh was employed at Mutual Mills (later known as Lister Yarns) from 1968 until 1997. He was initially employed as a Trainee and worked his way up to Foreman, then Senior Foreman and finally Assistant Mill Manager.

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Sep 21, 2010

GEC Hitachi – Aberdare, employee payout.

Mrs Currie wins £6000 payout after working as an assembly and production line worker at GEC Hitachi Ltd, of Aberdare. Mrs Currie was employed there from 1973 to 1981 and was employed in the main factory. She was exposed to the noise of wire coiling machinery in particular, plus the noise from the other 50 or so machines in the factory, all involved in the manufacture of television components. Mrs Currie advises that the noise was so loud, she would have to shout to communicate with a colleague, around 3 or 4 feet away.

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Sep 7, 2010

Hearing Loss in Stoke-on-Trent

WE Solicitors managed to obtain £5,500 for Mr V from Stoke-on-Trent as compensation for noise induced hearing loss suffered during his employment. Mr V was employed by Beresford Transport Ltd. from approximately 1964 to 1969 and again from 1970 to 1989 initially as a mechanic and later as a Chargehand Mechanic.

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