How To Make A Claim For Vibration White Finger In Scotland

How To Make A Claim For Vibration White Finger In Scotland

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In Scotland you can make a compensation claim for vibration white finger which is medically known as Raynaud's Disease. It is caused when the arteries narrow and restrict the blood flow to the hands. The effect is white fingers with a numbness and pins and needles, which may after time turn blue and then red.

Causes of Vibration White Finger

If you have been using vibrating tools during the course of your employment then this will be the primary cause of your white finger injury. Any vibrating tool that causes a tingling or a numbness in your hands and fingers after the first few minutes of use can lead to vibration white finger. Certain types of vibrating tools which can induce white finger include..

  • Concrete breakers
  • Concrete pokers
  • Hammer drills
  • Power mowers
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Needle guns
  • Impact guns
  • Scabblers
  • Chainsaws
  • Grinders
  • Sanders
  • Disc cutters
  • Chipping hammers
  • Air ratchets

If you have been using these or similar types of tools and have now developed a white finger injury then you will have a claim for compensation

White Finger Compensation Calculator

Severe - £15,000
Medium - £11,000
Mild - £5,000 to £7,000

What Can I Claim For

You will be able to claim compensation for the injury and economic loss that you have incurred. Such losses could be:

  • Injury compensation
  • Private medical treatment
  • Loss of earnings
  • Future ongoing medical and living expenses
  • Inconvenience

Making a White Finger Claim

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