APIL Guide to Noise Claims

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1st Edition, April 2016

The APIL Guide to Noise Claims is an essential reference guide for claimant lawyers engaged in industrial deafness work. The practical commentary covers the following matters:

Dealing with a deafness enquiry
Comprehensive analysis of the regulatory framework and the issue of limitation in bringing claims
Effective collection of lay evidence, and expert medical and acoustic engineering evidence
How to analyse audiograms against the Coles, Lutman & Buffin ‘Guidelines on the Diagnosis of Noise Induced Hearing Loss for Medico-Legal Purposes’
How to work out noise immission levels saving substantial time and expense in utilising experts and improving risk management
Managing a claim in the portal
In addition to the practical commentary, there are several precedents including a Letter of Claim, Pre-Action Disclosure Application and Pleadings.