Hearing loss is a distressing experience that may leave you feeling unsure of what steps to take next. Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common injuries developed in the workplace. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 24% of hearing loss cases in the United States are related to occupational exposure. Hearing loss can range from mild to debilitating, and no matter the severity of your symptoms, it is often possible to obtain compensation with a Virginia workers comp attorney.
Below, we explore a few of the most common causes of hearing loss among employees, as well as how we can help you seek your entitled benefits.
Loud noises can quickly damage the ears, and some injuries cause permanent hearing loss. There are two main ways that workers may develop occupational-related hearing loss:
Significant hearing loss can impact your ability to communicate, cause emotional stress, impact your productivity and increase other safety risks at work. There are several major causes of workplace hearing loss, including the following:
If you developed hearing loss due to your workplace environment, be proactive by calling a workers’ compensation lawyer at Hampton Injury Law to assist you in seeking compensation. Many employees are able to recover damages for their injury’s impact on their quality of life and productivity alongside our attorneys.
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