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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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Mr John Messham of ROBERT TARREN SOLICITORS in Bristol
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Miss Emma Crowther of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a claimant personal injury lawyer with over 27 years experience of workplace injuries and industrial disease.  I currently work in the Asbestos Related Disease Team at Irwin Mitchell where the team deals exclusively with asbestos... Read more
Mr Jeremy Horton of BRACHERS LLP in Maidstone
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jeremy is the lead Partner of Brachers' Personal Injury and Industrial Disease team and specialises in serious and complex personal injury claims, usually for claimants, but occasionally for defendants. Expertise Industrial and occupational disease... Read more

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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.

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

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