Our client, Brad, worked as a tiler for approximately 55 years. Brad worked on construction sites and was exposed to noise such as grinders, drills and power saws. As a result of working in a noisy environment, Brad suffered hearing loss. ..
Chatting to friends and family members overseas or interstate via Zoom or Skype can be a very challenging experience if you suffer from hearing loss. ..
If you have suffered an injury, you may be able to lodge a claim for compensation and/or medical and like expenses. We can represent you on a no-win no-fee basis. This means that if you lodge a claim but do not receive any money, you will not have to pay our costs. ..
Victory- Worker Receives $20,000.00 And Free Hearing Aids For Work-Related Noise Induced Hearing Loss. Our client (X) recently received $20,000.00 as compensation and free hearing aids for hearing loss she suffered in the workplace. ..
The last employer that exposed you to noise capable of causing hearing loss is liable for all of your industrial deafness. ..
The amount of compensation you may be entitled to if you have suffered work-related noise induced hearing loss is set out in the WorkSafe table below ..
Have you suffered hearing loss in the workplace? You may be entitled to compensation and/or hearing aids if you have suffered work-related noise induced hearing loss. ..
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), you may have a hearing loss if: ..
Damage to hearing can be gradual. Typically age related hearing loss and noise induced hearing loss are gradual in nature and with gradual hearing loss people tend to get used to it and believe it to be the norm and ok. ..
Hearing loss usually occurs gradually. Hearing can decline due to ageing or noise exposure or both and this decline can take many years. With such a gradual rate of hearing loss, most people learn ways to compensate and they may not be aware of hearing loss. ..