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  • My Friends Say I can Only Claim for Deafness At Work If I have Buzzing In the Ears - Is that True?

    My Friends Say I can Only Claim for Deafness At Work If I have Buzzing In the Ears - Is that True?

    Date: 11.01.2015

    Definitely Not ! This condition is known as Tinnitus. It is present in a high percentage of deafness claims but it is not a requirement to have this condition to be successful with a deafness injury claim.
  • Accident Ahoy! Holiday cruise accident injury claims

    Accident Ahoy! Holiday cruise accident injury claims

    Date: 11.01.2015

    A cruise is the type of holiday most of us only dream of -to change the dreams into a reality often involves a lot of planning and saving so when an accident occurs and injuries are suffered whilst on holiday it is of course extremely upsetting and disappointing. Is there anything you can do?
  • Work Related Upper Limb Disorder WRULD - Fact or Fiction?

    Work Related Upper Limb Disorder WRULD - Fact or Fiction?

    Date: 11.01.2015

    We all suffer from aches and pains and niggles during our working life and these can come on quite naturally through wear and tear of the spine and upper limbs but they can also be affected by heavy manual work, repetitive work, uncomfortable working postures and sustained by excessive force during the course of employment.
  • How Easy Is It To Win An Industrial Deafness Claim?

    How Easy Is It To Win An Industrial Deafness Claim?

    Date: 11.01.2015

    The answer really depends on a number of factors and these claims are very rarely a quick fix and can take between 12 to 18 months to run through to a successful conclusion.
  • Post Enterprise Act - Has the Handling of Accident at Work Claims Changed?

    Post Enterprise Act - Has the Handling of Accident at Work Claims Changed?

    Date: 11.01.2015

    There have been so many well documented changes in the personal injury field over recent years not least the introduction of fixed fees for low value workplace accident claims and public liability claims (trips on the pavement, slips and tripping accidents in pubs, restaurants, clubs, etc).
  • How Does a Solicitor Know How Much My Deafness Claim Is Worth?

    How Does a Solicitor Know How Much My Deafness Claim Is Worth?

    Date: 11.01.2015

    That is a good question! The Solicitor will have a fair idea from the start of the case as to the potential value of the claim as he/she would have already interviewed many clients before speaking to you either at the office, at your home or over the phone. They will have settled many similar claims and have a good knowledge of the established case law in this area.