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Hand Arm Vibration: FAQ’s

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Q: Am I entitled to make a claim for Compensation for Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome?

If you have developed hand arm vibration syndrome, also known as vibration white finger, as a result of using power tools at work, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim for compensation. Your employer has a duty of care to protect all employees from the dangers of hand arm vibration syndrome.
When that protection is missing or flawed, the consequences can be varied and serious. Hand arm vibration syndrome is becoming increasingly commonplace in manual professions.

Q: What should I do now that I have developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome?

If you have developed symptoms of hand arm vibration then there are some steps that you should take:

Q: How much will it cost me to pursue a Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome compensation claim?

Nothing. We will take on your claim on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. At the end of your hand arm vibration syndrome compensation claim, if you are successful, you will recover 100% of your compensation and we will be awarded our fees from the other parties’ insurers. If for any reason your claim for a hand arm vibration syndrome claim is unsuccessful, you will not be charged by Hattons.

Q: How long will I have to pursue my Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome claim?

The time limit which applies to hand arm vibration syndrome claims is complex so it is therefore advisable to contact us as soon as possible so that we can let you know the time limit which applies to your claim.

However, in most cases you have three to make a claim from the date that you were aware that you had developed hand arm vibration syndrome and that this was due to the negligence of another party.

Q. How much compensation will I receive from making a Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome claim?

It will vary depending on:

If you believe that you have developed hand arm vibration syndrome and this was a result of the negligence of your employer, then please contact us on 0800 298 9690 or fill in the claim now form to the right of this screen.

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