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Industrial deafness compensation lawyers

Work related illness

Thousands of people have been affected by industrial deafness (or noise induced hearing loss) in the UK. Hearing loss can range from permanent and temporary deafness to long term illnesses including tinnitus. Even minor hearing loss can lead to distress, depression and a reduced quality of life.

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Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip joined Simpson Millar in May 2005 and set up and heads the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 20 years expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants. He specializes in asbestos , industrial disease and head injury... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Iain is an associate solicitor specialising in asbestos related disease claims at national personal injury firm Irwin Mitchell LLP.  In particular he specialises in mesothelioma but also lung cancer, pleural thickening and asbestosis.  He has... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Nick specialises in cases involving all types of occupational disease. Having spent many years dealing with matters involving noise induced hearing loss, occupational asthma and hand arm vibration syndrome, he now also specialises in claims involving... Read more
Mr Patrick Walsh of SLATER + GORDON LAWYERS in Cambridge
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
I am a Principal Lawyer in the industrial disease team of Slater and Gordon. I have specialised in industrial disease claims, and in particular asbestos related illness, since 1987. My main areas of specialism include •... Read more

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

The level of injury compensation for industrial deafness will vary dependent on many factors including the extent of hearing loss caused by noise, whether tinnitus exists (and whether treatment might help) and whether hearing aids are required.

Industries commonly associated with industrial deafness

  • manufacturing
  • mining
  • shipbuilding
  • engineering
  • construction

Making a claim for industrial deafness

If you have suffered tinnitus, hearing loss or deafness which you believe to be work related you may be entitled to compensation. Specialist deafness lawyers listed on this page will be able to provide you with advice on your particular circumstances and a potential claim for compensation.

Only accredited specialist industrial deafness lawyers are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.


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Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including occupational disease.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited occupational disease lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

Occupational disease lawyer

"We have received very good service from the law firm. The lawyer has been very helpful and guiding."