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Vibration induced injury compensation lawyers near to sheffield

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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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
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I specialise in acting for Claimants in respect of work related diseases and have done so since 1992, leading Irwin Mitchell's Sheffield Disease Team. Read more
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I have been a Personal Injury specialist since I qualified as a solicitor in 1984. I deal with most types of injury claims including brain, paraplegic and fatal injuries. My caseload includes serious and complex claims arising from Workplace, Road... 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.

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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.

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