Subject to our confirming we consider you have reasonable prospects of success we will normally arrange for you to undergo aÂ medical assessmentÂ with a consultant to confirm whether the symptoms you suffer are related to your exposure to vibration.
You usually only haveÂ 3 years to issue court proceedingsÂ from the date you become aware that you are suffering from a significant injury and connect this to your employment. Since Vibration White Finger is a progressive disease and comes on over a period of time it is often difficult to tell exactly when the time limit will have started to run against a claim. The court has the power to allow a claim to proceed outside of the 3 year time limit in some circumstances.
The court is unlikely to waive theÂ 3 year time limitÂ if it considers that any delay in pursuing a claim has led to the ability to fairly dealing with the claim being affected. If you contact us we will advise you when we believe the time limits in your claim started to run and when we consider any court proceedings should be started to protect your position.