Vibration White Finger Compensation
✔ Most Serious –
£26,990 to £32,780
✔ Serious –
£14,310 to £26,990
✔ Moderate –
£7,380 to £14,310
Have you been exposed to vibrating tools at work? You may be entitled to claim compensation. Numbness, tingling, white finger tips and loss of strength and dexterity are all common signs.
At Pursuit Claims we understand that making a claim is a new process for many people so we have made it simple. Answer 3 simple question and find out if you can claim for vibration white finger caused by work.
*Please note all compensation amounts are based on the judicial college guidelines.
If you regularly experience any these symptoms, you could be suffering from vibration white finger also know and hand arm vibration and could be entitled to compensation:
· Loss of strength and dexterity
· Blanching or whiteness and redness of the fingers
· Tingling, numbness and pain in the hands, fingers or arms
· Throbbing and swelling of the fingers
If you suffer from any of these symptoms and have previously worked with vibrating tools for three or more years, answer below quick questions to find out for free if you could claim compensation.
Find out how much compensation you could be owed
Why Should You Use Us?
No Win No Fee
We assess all claims on a No Win No Fee basis, then we can determine how successful a claim is likely to be. This service is 100% free. We assess each claim on its merits with the information provided, which aids us to determine its likely success rate.
Our dedicated panel are experts in securing compensation no matter the injury. Our personal injury solicitors are committed to securing the best possible outcome for you while providing expert support every step of the way.
Each client is provided with their own Personal Injury solicitor who will work on the case from start to finish, being there every step of the way. You will be provided with a direct phone number and direct email address of the solicitor.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will a claims take?
As a general rule, the less complicated your injury and prognosis is, and the sooner you act, the faster your claim will be. Some unscrupulous insurance companies will try to drag proceedings out to put you under financial pressure with the hope you will, therefore, accept a lower offer. We are wise to their ways and can use the courts and law to help prevent this if it does occur.
How should my employer have protected me against Vibration White Finger?
Vibration White Finger, or HAVS, is avoidable if workers using vibrating tools and machinery do so in adherence with industrial and safety regulations. Your employer should:
– Provide information and guidance on the risk
– Make sure any risks from vibration are controlled
How does a No Win No Fee* arrangement work?
No Win No Fee agreements work by minimising any financial risk associated with making an injury at work compensation claim for the client. If you do not receive any compensation, you do not have to pay your legal fees.
If you win compensation (and a lawyer will typically only take a case on a no win no fee basis if they believe there is a very strong likelihood that it will) you will pay your solicitor a fee that is an agreed percentage of your compensation.
My employer has gone out of business, can I still claim?
Yes. Even if your former employer has gone out of business, you could still make a claim. The company will have been insured to deal with claims such as this, so it will be the insurer’s responsibility to make any compensation payouts.
How much compensation can I expect?
The amount of compensation you receive for Vibration White Finger will depend on a few factors related to your illness, its circumstances, and the level of support and rehabilitation you need moving forward. Among the factors taken into account are: – The severity of your vibration white finger – If your employer followed the right procedures and processes to protect you – Any medical and travel expenses you’ve had to pay – Your care and support needs, now and in the future Log an enquiry with us today for a free consultation with one of our claims experts.
Will my case go to court?
More than 95% of the cases we take on are resolved out of court, meaning you will not have to appear in court to give evidence. Our legal experts will gather all the information needed to prove your case, and will work tirelessly behind the scenes to get you the compensation you deserve.
More About Vibration White Finger / HAVS Claims
Vibration White Finger – or Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – is a common industrial injury caused by regular and extended use of vibrating tools or machinery. Employers have a duty of care to train their employees in the safe use of machinery and provide them with protection against conditions like Vibration White Finger.
Vibration White Finger affects the nerves, joints and blood vessels around the wrist and hand. The symptoms often go unnoticed in the early stages, but they worsen over time. Many people are unaware their symptoms are work-related, and often put them down to the simple process of ageing. But these symptoms can be painful and long-lasting, and in some cases are disabling.
Just about any type of vibrating tool or machine can cause Vibration White Finger if handled incorrectly. If you’ve ever worked in an environment where you regularly used tools such as drills, angle grinders, breakers or saws and you now suffer from problems with your hands, arms or shoulders, you could be suffering from HAVS and could be entitled to £1000s in compensation. Take our quick survey now to find out for free if you can make a No Win, No Fee claim. Our team of experts is here to support you through every step of the process in getting you the compensation you deserve, and getting you back on the road to living a full life.
Do you suffer with whiteness in the fingers, which starts at the tips and spreads towards the palms.
You may experience tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms or shoulders.
People also have a weakness or stiffness in the hands, arms or shoulders, making everyday tasks difficult.
Our dedicated panel of solicitors provide a No Win No Fee* services typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered to our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be less than this but it will never be more.