If you have suffered hearing loss due to exposure to loud noise on the job (or a specific injury resulting in hearing loss) you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits.
At Gross & Kenny, LLP, we can help you understand your options for pursuing Workers’ Compensation benefits for hearing loss. Attorneys Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny have more than 20 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation law and are joined by a team of highly skilled associate attorneys. Our firm will work together to help you get the medical treatment and benefits you deserve through a Workers’ Compensation claim.
Hearing loss at work can be caused by prolonged exposure to occupational noise. Individuals who operate a loud machine, for example, may experience hearing loss over time. Hearing loss can also occur as the result of exposure to loud noise such as a gunshot or explosion.
If you have suffered more than 10 percent binaural hearing loss, you may be eligible for an award based on a formula. Not all Workers’ Compensation lawyers are familiar with these guidelines, but our firm has significant and specific experience handling these types of claims. We have represented workers in a variety of industries, including firefighters, machine operators, power tool operators, and others. We will help you explore your options for seeking compensation for partial hearing loss or total hearing loss.
If you are dealing with the effects of a hearing loss work injury, speak to a Philadelphia work injury lawyer of Gross & Kenny, LLP. Contact our law firm online to schedule a free initial consultation or call us at 267-589-0090.