Recent Cases

Aug 26, 2010

BBA Motor Fittings – Hearing Loss Case

Mr Cook wins a £472.60 noise induced hearing loss payout after working as a sheet metal worker at BBA Motor Fittings, Wolverhampton, from 1964 to 1966. Mr Cook was exposed to the noise of guillotines, cutting machines, presses and drills.

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Jul 6, 2010

Mr Sullivan settles his Noise Induced Hearing Loss case for £5,000.

Mr Sullivan settles his Noise Induced Hearing Loss case for £5,000.  Mr Sullivan was exposed to excessive noise whilst working from British Steel as a Foreman Fitter at Ebbw Vale Steel Works this caused him to lose some of his hearing.  Although his employment and exposure to loud noise ceased in 1975 after many years his hearing began to deteriorate gradually.  He was unable to hear the doorbell and had the TV turned up loud.  Mr Sullivan simply put this down to the deterioration everyone experiences overtime.  It was not until he underwent a routine hearing test and prescribed hearing aids that he was told part of his hearing loss had been caused by his noisy work.  Mr Sullivan then contacted we solicitors who investigated his claim and agreed a good settlement without the need to go to court.

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