Vibration White Finger Claims
If you have been injured in the last three years, and it wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation. The amount you are able to claim depends on the type and severity of your injury. Personal Injury Claims Aberdeen can help you get the compensation you are entitled to. Our compensation guide outlines the levels of compensation for some of the most common types of injury.
Vibration White Finger Compensation
Vibration white finger is an unfortunately common complaint which arises as a result of exposure to vibration. Vibration white finger (or VWF) is a progressive condition and its development is influenced by a number of factors including the length of exposure, the duration of exposures and the severity of the offending vibration.
In making compensation awards for vibration white finger, the law uses a scale system. Each hand and finger is assessed separately. The court also takes into account the level of disablement of each finger and the impact the condition will have on the employment prospects of the sufferer.
The brackets are as follows
Most serious: £20,750 – £25,250
This will be awarded where the condition can be said to affect an entire hand, not just individual fingers.
Serious: £11,000 – £20,750
Moderate: £5,7000 – £11,000
Minor £2,000 – £5,700
Vibration White Finger solicitors Aberdeen
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