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Employers have a responsibility to ensure that their employees are safe at work. In many professions, however, vibration white finger can occur when safety measures have not been properly adhered to.
If you believe you have developed the condition as a result of the negligence of an employer, you may be entitled to make a vibration white finger claim. For specialist legal advice on claiming compensation, speak to AFG Law's solicitors today. Call us on 01204 377600 or alternatively fill in our online contact form.
Vibrating equipment at work can cause damage to the nerves of the hands and fingers. Symptoms of the condition include the fingers turning white when exposed to cold and, once the blood returns, turning bright red. The fingers feel like they are tingling, numb and throbbing with pain.
When fingers are numb sufferers can often have trouble handling small objects. Episodes can last for as long as a few hours.
The following industries see a lot of employees suffering from vibration white finger:
• Construction industry
• Steel industry
• Mining industry
If you suffer from vibration white finger and are concerned about negligence on the part of your employer or your ability to earn a living, we can discuss your case with you with a view to retrieving damages.
Start your vibration white finger claim with today. Call us on 01204 377600 or alternatively fill our online contact form.
Teresa Vickers qualified as a solicitor in 1982. She joined AFG LAW as a partner in September 2007. Teresa is the one of the supervising partners in the family and civil department and leads a team of specialist children representatives who are all on the Law Society’s Children Panel.read more