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£5,500 in compensation paid out to tanker engine room worker suffering hearing loss.

Imperium Law has won compensation for a Devon man whose hearing was damaged after years working on ocean going tankers.

If your hearing has been impaired and you now suffer NIHL (noise induced hearing loss) because of your job, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Call us to find out if you can claim and how much compensation you could be due.

NIHL claim case example:

For a decade Mr D from Devon worked in the engine room of ocean going tankers. During this period his employer failed to offer him any ear protection or warn him of the risk of hearing loss.

For over 10 years he was exposed to excessive noise which came from both steam turbine engines and other noisy machines.

Over time he noticed a reduction in his ability to hear and so visited a medical expert, he was examined and tests were conducted to establish if his hearing was damaged and the extent of his loss.

Examination proved that he was suffering from NIHL and so Mr D decided to make a claim against his employer who should have protected him from harm at work.

For a no-obligation review of your case call 0800 633 5730.

After a review of his case our hearing loss team were retained to represent him in his claim. We were successfully able to show that his employer had been negligent and had failed to advise him of the risk of hearing loss and provide protective equipment.

A settlement of £5,500 was agreed, this sum would have been around £10,000 but was reduced because for half of the time he was employed in engine rooms, shipping companies were not liable for employees hearing loss.

His payout accounts only for the period he was exposed to noise after the law was changed, prior to this time his employer was under no obligation to provide ear defenders.

Contact a hearing loss expert to make a claim.

Our hearing loss team can represent you on a 'No Win-No Fee' basis.

If your hearing has been damaged at work you are advised to contact a law firm specialising in hearing claims. At Imperium Law we have a dedicated specialist legal team which is headed up by specialist hearing loss lawyer Philip Jackson.

Philip has extensive experience in this area of law and has for years been successfully wining compensation for workers whose hearing has been damaged by their job.

Even if you no longer work for the firm where your hearing was damaged we can still make a claim on your behalf. This is also the case if the firm is no longer in business, we can trace its insurers and make a compensation claim on your behalf.

If you are suffering from work-related hearing loss call us on 0800 633 5730 to make a claim.

 

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