Vibration White Finger Compensation Claims

If you have suffered an injury at work as a result of operating vibrating machinery, you may be entitled to Vibration White Finger (VWF) compensation, and you should contact our solicitors** in Birmingham to obtain further information.

VWF is a form of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. Vibration White Finger compensation may be available if you suffer from certain symptom. These present themselves as:

  • Numbing of the fingers
  • throbbing in the fingers
  • changes to your sense of touch,
  • lack of strength in the fingers
  • loss of colour in fingers (which normally occurs in cold weather).

The cause of injury normally relates to use of vibrating machinery such as large drills, chainsaws, trimmers, concrete breakers or other types of pneumatic drilling systems. This type of injury normally arises after a long period of use of such machinery, and may well not be immediately noticeable.

In order to assess Vibration White Finger compensation, a number of factors will be assessed. These include discussing the working arrangements which may have caused the injury, the length of time you may have been exposed to such machinery, the symptoms currently being suffered and the potential effect on future earnings.

How do I claim VWF compensation?

The process of bringing a claim for Vibration White Finger compensation is extremely detailed and often time-consuming if not dealt with efficiently. It is therefore important that you contact our personal injury solicitors** for Birmingham as soon as reasonably possible if you have the above-mentioned symptoms or already have medical reports confirming the injury.

Our solicitors** will assist you to determine which individual or organisation is responsible for your VWF injury. We’ll discuss potential next steps as well as discuss what information you will be required to provide (such as a detailed account of how the injury was caused and a medical report if applicable).

Once you have discussed these issues, our personal injury solicitors** for Birmingham will assess whether you are eligible for Vibration White Finger compensation. We’ll provide you with a detailed explanation of the legal process that must be followed (which includes looking at what steps all concerned parties took to mitigate the potential risk of injury).

Contact Our Vibration White Finger Solicitors** for Birmingham

Call us on 0800 083 8358^. If you prefer, you can also contact us online for more information.

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