Noise induced hearing loss
Are you finding you have to turn the TV up higher than before? Having to ask people to repeat themselves in conversations? You may be suffering from noise induced hearing loss.
Noise induced hearing loss develops over the course of time and can often occur many years after the employment to which you were exposed to high levels of noise concluded.
Noise induced hearing loss can be caused by a single event such as a loud explosion or more commonly due to sustained exposure to loud noise such as machinery in a factory or mill for example. Until recently the use of ear protection was not a requirement and did not factor into many employers assessments of risks whilst working in their employment. As a result of the same many of their employees were exposed to high levels of continuous noise which has caused their employees to go onto to suffer from noise induced hearing loss.
Our expert industrial disease Solicitors are highly experienced in this area and can ensure that, even if your previous employer is no longer trading , you receive the appropriate compensation and treatment, including hearing aids on a private basis.
If you have worked in an environment which has caused you to talk with a raised voice to communicate with your colleagues you could have been exposed to excessive noise which has gone on to cause you hearing loss.
Industrial deafness, or noise induced hearing loss, can cause a number of symptoms which include:
Tinnitus is a continuous ringing in the ear much like if you have listened to loud music however it does not go away. Often paired with a loss of hearing this can be a distressing symptom of noise induced hearing loss causing significant discomfort and distress leading to irritability and mood problems.
Loss of hearing
Resulting in you raising your voice without intention during conversations, requiring the television to be turned up to levels which are uncomfortable for other members of the family.
Our specialist industrial deafness and noise induced hearing loss Solicitors are able to assist you on a No Win No Fee basis and you will receive the maximum possible amount of compensation.
If you wish to make a noise induced hearing loss claim for compensation call us today on 0800 1123 256, text ‘contact’ to 80011* or select ‘Make a claim’ above.