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Causes of Vibration White Finger

Are you suffering from vibration white finger?
Compensation for White Finger
Claiming compensation for white finger

Causes of Vibration White Finger?


  • Prolonged use of vibrating power tools at work
  • Poor health & safety precautions
  • Developed Vibration White Finger
  • Suffering pain
  • Unable to return to work
  • Need expert legal advice

Vibration White Finger(VWF) commonly effects workers that regularly use vibrating, repetitive power tools and machinery. If you have whiteness or numbness in the fingers or a loss of feeling then you may be entitled to make a claim.The vibrations from the machinery or power tools can cause small repetitive injuries to develop in the nerves and blood vessels of the fingers, which over time can develop into Vibration White Finger. The symptoms can be worse in cold weather and severe cases can prevent you from working at all. Occupations affected by vibration white finger:

  • Mining industry
  • Car mechanics
  • Road maintenance workers
  • Factory machine operatives

Is your job the cause of your vibration white finger?

Many will live with mild, yet uncomfortable symptoms whilst for others it may become more serious and can cause an inability to continue working. If your injury has happened through no fault of your own then you should not have to incur financial losses – Mercury Legal Online team have helped thousands of people like you to get the compensation they deserve. If you’ve developed Vibration white finger you may be able to make a claim against your employer. At Mercury Legal, we know that people may worry about making a claim against their employer – but there is no need to worry. Employers have insurance for situations such as this, and by making a claim you may be able to prevent this from happening to someone else in the future.

Why claim for vibration white finger?

At Mercury Legal we take all of the stress out making a claim. From the 1st April 2013 when you contact us you will not be asked to pay any money whatsoever up front and even if your claim is unsuccessful through no fault of your own you will never be asked to pay anything to anyone. Our friendly team will do the hard work and form-filling so you dont have to. Simply fill in our compensation claim form and one of our expert advisors will be in touch or if you prefer you can talk directly to someone now by calling our 24hr Mercury Legal helpline on 0800 122 3130, or request a call back – your claim will be dealt with immediately either way.

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