Frequently asked questions about claiming for industrial deafness
Am I able to make a claim?
If you have been diagnosed with industrial deafness within the last 3 years, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.
What conditions can I claim for?
You can claim for industrial deafness and tinnitus. You cannot make a claim for tinnitus in isolation, tinnitus is not classified as an industrial disease.
How long does a claim take to settle?
The more straight forward cases should take between 6-12 months. Larger, more complex cases are likely to take longer.Our solicitors will always strive to settle your case as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
How much compensation can I expect to receive?
Approximately £4,000 to £55,000. The amount awarded will depend on the extent of the deafness and loss of earnings, also the amount of exposure to loud noises.
Will I have to go to court?
Very few cases will proceed to court - the vast majority of cases will settle at an early stage.
Do I need to meet your solicitors?
Usually industrial deafness cases are dealt with via the telephone, Email and by post, on a confidential basis and at times to suit yourself.
Do I have to pay any legal fees?
No. We work on a strictly no win, no fee basis. This means that if you win or lose your case you will not pay any legal fees and that if you are successful, you will keep 100% of your compensation.
What do I do next?
Contact our Industrial Deafness department by forwarding your details to us or telephoning us free on 0800 923 0046.Once in receipt of your instructions one of our consultants will assess your claim and return to you as soon as possible to discuss your case in detail.