Workers’ Compensation for Hearing Loss
Have you suffered hearing loss because of work activities? At Midwest Disability, our Minnesota hearing loss work injury attorneys help people in Minneapolis and throughout the state. We bring years of experience to these complex cases.
What Caused Hearing Loss In The Workplace?
The most common cause of occupational hearing loss is simply a loud workplace. The constant exposure to high decibel noise can cause inner ear damage, as can a single loud noise, such as an explosion at work. Hearing loss can also result from exposure to certain workplace chemicals. Head injuries suffered in the workplace can come with hearing loss as one of perhaps many symptoms. What many people do not know is that they can seek workers’ compensation for the hearing loss. Our workers’ compensation lawyers seek benefits for workers who have experienced symptoms such as:
- Decreased or muffled hearing
- Persistent ringing in the ear, known as tinnitus
- Ear pain
- Ear discharge
- Vertigo or dizziness
If you are unsure about whether your workplace injury qualifies for benefits, contact us to discuss your options.
Do You Have A Long-Term Disability Policy?
If you have purchased a long-term disability policy through your Minnesota employer or privately, you may be able to get benefits after losing your hearing. It makes no difference whether the hearing loss was suffered at work or outside of work. Keep in mind that, while you paid for these benefits, the insurance company may not be quick to hand them over. We are ready to help you get the benefits you need and paid for.
Take The Next Step: Contact A Work Injury Lawyer
Schedule a free case evaluation with an experienced Minneapolis work injury attorney after experiencing hearing loss because of job conditions. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you will not pay any upfront legal fees until we recover benefits for you.