Vibration White Finger (VWF) Claims

Vibration White Finger is the term for secondary Raynaud’s phenomenon. This is a condition that affects the fingers, causing them to go white and numb. Vibration White Finger is caused by over-exposure to vibration, and is almost always an industrial disease, as this amount of vibration is rarely found elsewhere. It is not clear exactly how the vibrations cause VWF … Read More

Silicosis Compensation Claims

Silicosis is a type of a lung disease that is caused when dust that contains silica is inhaled over a prolonged period of time, often from the work place. Silica in the form of tiny crystals or dust is toxic to the lining of the lungs. When Silica comes into contact with the lungs an inflammatory reaction occurs, and over … Read More

Repetitive Strain Injury Claims

The figures displayed are for guidance, for more assistance please call on: 0808 168 5385 Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are caused due to the overuse of muscles and tendons in the upper body, especially the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back or neck. You are at risk of developing a Repetitive Strain Injury if you; Symptoms of repetitive strain injury (RSI) … Read More

Occupational Asthma Claims

Occupational asthma is asthma caused by your present or past work. Asthma is a lung disorder which can cause shortness of breath. This shortness of breath is caused by a chronic inflammation of the air passages, which swell and narrow, making it difficult to breathe. Various substances found in the workplace can contribute to occupational asthma. If you have developed … Read More

Occupational Dermatitis Compensation Claim

Occupational dermatitis (or industrial dermatitis) is an inflammation of the skin caused by contact with certain chemicals and substances in the workplace. People who work in the following industries are at risk of dermatitis; Occupational Dermatitis can be caused by frequent exposure to a weak irritant, or a single exposure to a stronger irritant. Occupational Dermatitis can occur in anybody … Read More

Industrial Poisoning Compensation Claims

Chemicals are in large scale use in today’s world, and some of these can be very harmful.  They are commonly used in workplaces such as farms, hairdressing salons, chemical plants, laboratories, gardens, cleaning companies etc. Working with chemicals comes with a risk of obtaining chemical induced illnesses or injuries, which can be anything from burns and scalds, to carbon monoxide … Read More

Industrial Deafness Compensation Claims

Occupational Deafness, Industrial Deafness, or Noise Induced Hearing Loss as it is sometimes referred to, is a deterioration of a person’s hearing over a prolonged period of time as a result of their working environment. If you have developed industrial deafness as a result of noisy working conditions you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injury and losses. … Read More

Hand Arm Vibration Compensation Claims

Hand arm vibration syndrome is the term for secondary Raynaud’s phenomenon. This is a condition that affects the fingers, causing them to go white and numb. Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome is caused by over-exposure to vibration, and is almost always an industrial disease, as this amount of vibration is rarely found elsewhere. It is not clear exactly how the vibrations … Read More