Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

Industrial Deafness, also known as Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), is a work-related condition that is common in industries where excessive noise is prevalent. Workers who develop NIHL have usually not been given the correct protection or training from their employers to help to prevent the illness developing.

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Exposure to loud noise can occur in a variety of industries

Main Causes

Car Manufacturing

Steel Works

Ship Building


Ground & Road Works

Machinery Operation



Our Solicitors have expertise in acting for clients of many different occupations and due to the nature of the illnesses, they often act for Clients outside of Manchester and throughout the rest of the UK.

Permanent hearing impairment

Noise Levels

The noise levels in workplaces can cause permanent hearing impairment which can lead to many issues for the sufferer such as problems with conversations and other sound related activities. It can also cause noise in the ears such as a ringing or buzzing which is a medical condition known as tinnitus.

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Free Initial Appointment

Our Manchester based solicitors can offer you a free initial appointment to discuss your claim and they will explain any costs involved. As part of your claim, our expert team will strive to help with your hearing loss and tinnitus by attempting to recover hearing aids and tinnitus retraining therapy.

Strict time limits associated with such claims

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

If you have developed Noise Induced Hearing Loss and you have worked for prolonged periods of time in a noisy workplace with insufficient hearing protection, you may have a claim for compensation. Due to strict time limits associated with such claims, we urge that you contact our Solicitors as soon as you discover that your hearing loss may be a result of your employment.

To arrange your free initial consultation where a member of the team will explain the options available to you, contact us on 0343 212 0838.

Jiva Solicitors

If you have NIHL and you think it may be due to poor employment conditions, call our Team in Manchester on 0343 212 0838 to discuss your claim further, email us at mail@jivasolicitorsid.co.uk OR fill out the form below:

We’ll advise on whether we think you have a case and discuss your options.

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