Industrial Disease: Updates and Library

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I write regular Industrial Disease Updates and also provide a Library of useful documents.

This site primarily assists solicitors who are involved in Industrial Disease litigation. Busy practitioners can be kept up-to-date with Industrial Disease matters. They can also it as a source for useful documents. Others with an interest in Industrial Disease litigation may also find it useful.

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NIHL

Motorcycle Noise Exposure

Anyone who has ever read a medical report in a noise induced hearing loss case will be familiar with the medical expert commenting on whether a claimant has a history of riding a motorbike.  So motorcycle use might be considered a relevant feature of a claim. Whilst occasional, intermittent use...
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NIHL

Occupational Deafness as a Prescribed Disease

Occupational Deafness has been a prescribed disease since 1975. However, this consideration rarely features in litigated personal injury NIHL claims. This is mainly due to the constraints set out below. A useful feature of the Regulations, though, is a list of known noisy equipment. Such equipment is considered sufficiently noisy...
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In Holmes v S & B Concrete [2020] EWHC 2277 (QB) a novel argument was raised in relation to limitation for companies which had entered into voluntary liquidation. This is an argument which practitioners may occasionally have seen raised recently. However, this is the first time that I am aware...
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