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Vibration induced injury compensation lawyers

Work related illness

Many occupations require workers to use vibrating tools and machinery to complete tasks. These types of tools are known to cause injuries such as Vibrating White Finger (VWF) and Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) if used continuously or over a long period or without the correct protective equipment.

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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Vijay has many years’ experience of representing occupational disease (mostly asbestos disease) and other personal injury claimants. He is accredited as a Senior Litigator of APIL and holds specialist accreditation for Occupational and Asbestos Disease... Read more
Ms Helen Childs of ROYDS WITHY KING in Oxford
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr James Wood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Occupational disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate at BL Claims Solicitors with over 20 years' experience in the field of personal injury. I represent clients in claims arising from accidents, injuries at work and occupational disease including serious injury and head injury... Read more
Miss Bridget Collier of FIELDFISHER in Manchester
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Bridget has always worked for Claimants and has over 20 years experience.  She is a senior associate at Fieldfisher in their team claiming compensation for asbestos related diseases for those in the North of England including Manchester and... Read more

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

Many vibration induced injuries are life-long and can be painful, affecting the sufferer's ability complete daily tasks such as fastening zips and buttons. This often leads to a reduced quality of life.

Types of vibration induced injury

  • Vibrating White Finger - caused by continuous use of vibrating machinery
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome - painful and debilitating disorder of the blood vessels, nerves and joints
  • Reynaud's disease - narrowing of the blood vessels usually affecting the fingers
  • Work Related Upper Limb Disorder - general term used to cover numerous conditions which affect the shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist or hand

Claiming compensation for vibration induced injury

If you are suffering from a vibration induced injury, you may find yourself unable to continue in your preferred occupation and face financial losses to you and your family. Your next step should be to discuss the details of your injury and working environment with one of our specialist vibration induced injury lawyers listed below.

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

"Extremely impressed with Andrew James of Hodge, Jones and Allen - his knowledge is encyclopaedic, his experience extensive and his helpful manner delightful."