Claim compensation for vibration white finger (vwf)
If you work with or have worked with heavy vibrating machinery you may be suffering from a medical term known as Vibration White Finger or VWF.
Vibration White Finger injury is a common injury and primarily selective to anyone who works/has worked with heavy vibrating equipment for prolonged times especially in cold climates. Likely sufferers include road workers, forestry workers, oil workers and miners. Vibration White Finger is a painful and nasty condition that can lead to surgery for a majority of sufferers and sometimes amputation.
Under the Industrial Disability Benefit scheme you have a case to claim compensation if you have suffered from Vibration White Finger. It is estimated that there are around 3000 new claims every year specifically related to Vibration White Finger compensation claims.
Vibration White Finger symptoms include:
- Numbness and tingling in the fingers after the vibrating machinery has been turned off
- Fingertip may start to ache and turn white occasionally
- Finger turns white more frequently
- The rest of the hands fingers begin turning white except the thumb. The disease is probably irreversible at this stage
- Person suffers serious painful attacks within the hand
If you or a loved one has suffered from Vibration White Finger and would like to learn more about claiming compensation for this injury then speak to The Injury Lawyers by calling 0800 634 7575 or request a call back shown below and receive expert legal advice on how best to claim.
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