If you are suffering from industrial deafness, then you have the legal right to financial compensation, if your industrial deafness was caused by somebody else’s actions or their inactions, in the case of health and safety policy. However, to get the compensation to which you are legally entitled to, you must come forward and claim it.
Making a claim for industrial deafness is a straightforward process. By instructing a solicitor to act on your behalf, the claims process will be managed on your behalf from start to finish, allowing you to get on with your life. Your only involvement in the claims process will be attending a medical examination, to create a current and up to date medical report, and being interviewed by your solicitor, to establish the facts surrounding your case.
But how do you choose a good lawyer? Here are some important tips for doing just that:
- Choose a large, national law firm
Large, national law firms have the infrastructure in place to process claims online and over the telephone, thus eradicating the need for you to call into a law firm in person. For example, uk claim lawyer’s industrial deafness can process claims over the phone, so that you do not have to visit them in person. This will save you time and effort, and because the law firm will be highly reputable, it won’t come at the expense of good legal representation.
- Always choose a ‘specialist’ lawyer for your claim
Personal injury lawyers tend to specialize in a specific area of personal injury law, such as road traffic accidents, or accidents in the workplace. It goes without saying, then, that the best lawyer for your claim is the lawyer who specializes in industrial deafness, since this will ensure that you get the very best legal advice. A specialist will be able to work more efficiently than a general personal injury lawyer, too. This will speed up the claims process.
- Make sure your lawyer is ‘regulated’ by the SRA
In England and Wales, all practicing lawyers must be enrolled on the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) ‘roll of solicitors’. You can check if a lawyer is on the roll, by requesting their SRA ID Number, or their ‘roll number’. Simply head over to the SRA website, input those details into their search box, and you will know straight away if the lawyer you are speaking with is qualified to process your industrial deafness personal injury claim.
By following the three tips above, you will be able to find a lawyer who is qualified to process your industrial deafness claim and win you the compensation that you deserve.