Industrial Deafness FAQ

All Your Hearing Loss and Compensation Questions Answered

Studies have shown that specific tools can generate extremely high noise levels. Even being exposed for a short time, loud noise can damage your hearing. 

Sound is measured in units known as decibels (dB). Sounds at or below 70 A-weighted decibels (dBA), even with extended exposure, are unlikely to result in hearing loss. However, prolonged exposure to sounds at or above 85 dBA can lead to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). Louder sounds require less exposure time to cause damage. 

Have a look at our table, these are just some tools that can cause Industrial Deafness. Link

Workplace hearing loss, also known as industrial hearing loss or industrial deafness, is not a sudden injury but rather a gradual one that unfolds over an extended period. This type of hearing loss typically develops due to prolonged exposure to loud noise in the work environment. It’s important to note that unlike more immediate injuries sustained at work, individuals may not realize they are experiencing workplace hearing loss until many years after their initial exposure in the workplace.

We provide invaluable support by offering free hearing tests and eligibility checks, ensuring you are well-informed from the start. Our dedicated team assists at every step of the claim process, streamlining it to be as quick and easy as possible. Not only do we connect you with the legal advice needed, but we also link you with hearing service providers who can fit high-quality hearing aids, a critical aspect in addressing industrial deafness. All of this without costing you a cent out-of-pocket!

The first step is to chat to one of our friendly Hear My Claim agents who will explain everything and book you in for your free hearing test at the clinic closest to you. 

Thе National Institutе for Occupational Safеty on Dеafnеss and othеr Communication Disordеrs (NIDCD) еstimatеs that approximately 22 million Amеricans arе affеctеd by industrial dеafnеss.

This depends on a few factors like how much noise-induced hearing loss you’ve suffered, when you last worked and for how long. The entitlements also vary in different states. Hear My Claim have helped many individuals receive $10,000 and more in hearing loss compensation for their claim.

That needn’t be a problem. In fact, many people Hear My Claim help are retired and still entitled to make a claim. So, even if you left the job that caused your hearing loss several years ago, you may still be entitled to workplace hearing loss compensation and treatment or hearing aids.

Untreated hearing loss can lead to decreased quality of life from constantly asking people to speak louder or repeat themselves, to not being able to hear the TV or radio. It is a progressive condition that, left untreated, can contribute to early onset dementia, depression, accidents, and relationship breakdown.

This is something we’ll find out for you once we know a few details about the job you were doing and your hearing loss symptoms. The first step is to contact us to check your eligibility and book in a free hearing test that will look at whether the damage relates to loud noise exposure while you were at work.

There still won’t be any money to pay to us or anyone else. It’s completely risk-free.

No, you’ll never have to pay us a cent! All of our services are completely free, whatever the outcome.

The legal and medical providers we connect you with work on a zero out-of-pocket basis. 

Leave the proof to us — it’s our expertise. We provide a complimentary hearing examination to discern if you’re experiencing industrial deafness.

Some high frequency hearing damage can only be caused by specific, high-pitch noises like a jack hammer, buzzsaw or welder.

You may have workplace hearing loss if you experience symptoms such as difficulty understanding phone conversations, frequently asking people to repeat themselves, turning up the TV volume higher than usual, or having trouble following conversations in places such as restaurants, schools or social gatherings.

The free hearing test typically involves attending a local clinic where your hearing levels are tested by a qualified audiologist. This helps to determine if you have hearing loss and to what extent, which is the first step in finding out if you qualify for workplace hearing loss entitlements​​.

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We want to ensure no-one misses out on their rightful entitlement for an injury sustained over a lifetime of hard work.

We will look after your interests positively, proactively and professionally.

Find out if you are eligible to claim in 3 easy steps:

Call for a FREE consultation

Speak to one of our consultants for personalized guidance.

Get a FREE Hearing Evaluation

Schedule your no-cost hearing test at a location closest to you.

Initiate Your Claim for Industrial Hearing Loss:

We connect you with specialist medical and legal companies who provide services on a zero out-of-pocket basis.