Vibration White Finger/HAVs Claims

Have you previously worked with vibratory tools and now suffer with your hands or arms?

Answer a few quick questions to find out for free if you could claim £1000s in compensation. No win, no fee.


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If you regularly experience any of these symptoms, you could be suffering from Vibration White Finger, HAVS or Raynaud’s phenomenon and could be entitled to compensation:

  • A whiteness in the fingers, which starts at the tips and spreads towards the palms.
  • Tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms or shoulders.
  • Weakness or stiffness in the hands, arms or shoulders, making everyday tasks difficult.

If you suffer from any of these symptoms and have previously worked with vibrating tools and machinery, answer these few quick questions to find out for free if you could claim compensation.

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    'Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) caused by exposure to vibration at work is preventable, but once the damage is done it is permanent.' Health and Safety Executive

    Making a claim

    There are thousands of new claims for HAVS every year. We know there are a lot of people out there suffering with work-related HAVS, Vibration White Finger and Raynaud’s phenomenon, and our expert team is here to help you get the support you need. Starting your claim is completely free of charge, and our team will guide you through every step of the process, from your initial consultation to getting you the diagnostic tests and rehabilitation you need. Simply answer a few quick questions and one of our team will call you back to get your claim started. By logging your enquiry with us today, you have nothing to lose but potentially everything to gain.

    What is Vibration White Finger?

    Vibration White Finger – or Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – is a common industrial injury caused by regular and extended use of vibrating tools or machinery. Employers have a duty of care to train their employees in the safe use of machinery and provide them with protection against conditions like Vibration White Finger.

    Vibration White Finger affects the nerves, joints and blood vessels around the wrist and hand. The symptoms often go unnoticed in the early stages, but they worsen over time. Many people are unaware their symptoms are work-related, and often put them down to the simple process of ageing. But these symptoms can be painful and long-lasting, and in some cases are disabling.

    If you're suffering, we can help

    Just about any type of vibrating tool or machine can cause Vibration White Finger if handled incorrectly. If you’ve ever worked in an environment where you regularly used tools such as drills, angle grinders, breakers or saws and you now suffer from problems with your hands, arms or shoulders, you could be suffering from HAVS and could be entitled to £1000s in compensation. Take our quick survey now to find out for free if you can make a No Win, No Fee claim. Our team of experts is here to support you through every step of the process in getting you the compensation you deserve, and getting you back on the road to living a full life.

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    Things we're commonly asked

    Vibration White Finger, or HAVS, is avoidable if workers using vibrating tools and machinery do so in adherence with industrial and safety regulations. Your employer should:

    • Make sure any risks from vibration are controlled
    • Provide information and guidance on the risk
    • Monitor your health in relation to the risk
    • Provide personal protective equipment such as anti-vibration gloves
    • Ensure you take adequate breaks from using vibrating equipment

    If you haven’t been provided with any information on the risk of HAVS or Vibration White Finger, or haven’t been given adequate breaks or protective equipment, your employer’s negligence could have put you at risk. Despite updated regulations, there are still thousands of new cases of VWF recorded every year.

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    In most cases, a claim must be made within three years of you becoming aware your symptoms may be related to the work you have done or are doing. If your illness is related to work you did outside of the UK, the time limit placed upon making a claim could be shorter. Either way, it is vital that you contact us as soon as possible to find out if you are entitled to make a claim. Answer our few quick questions to log your enquiry, and one of our team will call you back within a few hours.

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    The level of compensation you receive for work-related HAVS will depend on a few factors related to your illness, its circumstances and the level of support and rehabilitation you need. Among the factors taken into account are:

    • Current and future loss of earnings
    • Your care and support needs, both now and in the future
    • Medical and travel expenses you’ve had to pay
    • Any modifications you’ve had to make, or will have to make, to your home
    • Mobility aids
    • Your pain and suffering

    Log an enquiry with us today for a free consultation with one of our claims experts.

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    Where your claim is successful we will be entitled to charge you a success fee which will be capped at no more that 25% Inc VAT of the compensation you receive. If you fail to cooperate, provide misleading or dishonest information or breach the terms of your agreement, we may charge you for the work we have completed on your case.

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    If you’ve always self-employed and responsible for your own health & safety then it’s unlikely you could pursue a claim, however one of our advisors can speak to you further and confirm if they believe there is a claim to pursue.

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    Yes. Even if your former employer has gone out of business, you could still make a claim. The company will have been insured to deal with claims such as this, so it will be the insurer’s responsibility to make any compensation payouts.

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    If you wish to make a claim for compensation against your current employer, any payout will be made by their insurer, not the company itself. There are also legal safeguards in place to protect you against unfair dismissal. This means your employer must be able to justify their reason for dismissing you in relation to your claim, and this is highly unlikely.

    Our team will be able to talk you through any concerns you have about bringing a claim. Log your interest with us today, and one of our experts will call you back within a few hours.

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    More than 95% of the cases we take on are resolved out of court, meaning you will not have to appear in court to give evidence. Our legal experts will gather all the information needed to prove your case, and will work tirelessly behind the scenes to get you the compensation you deserve.

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