Chicago Hearing Loss Attorneys
Tinnitus & Ear Injury Claims
Hearing loss can be caused by exposure to loud noises or by trauma to the ear or head. When hearing loss is work-related or is caused by another’s negligence or wrongdoing, a victim may be able to seek benefits or compensation.
At Morici, Longo & Associates in Chicago, we serve clients across northern Illinois who have experienced hearing loss. We know how significant this type of injury can impact a person’s life, and we use our talents and resources to secure settlements and awards that help our clients face more stable futures. Our team handles personal injury, workers’ compensation, and product liability matters involving hearing loss with professionalism and compassion – fighting for our clients as we would fight for members of our own families.
To find out how we can help you, call (312) 779-0366. Your consultation is free!
Occupational Hearing Loss
Did you know that about one in four U.S. workers suffers from some form of occupational hearing loss? According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 24% of U.S. workers experience hearing difficulty, and 8% have tinnitus caused by occupational exposure. This type of hearing loss caused by exposure to loud noises or certain chemicals at the workplace.
Hearing loss can occur in virtually any field or occupation:
- Firefighting and law enforcement
- Emergency services
- Oil and gas
If you work in one of these fields or in any industry and you have experienced any level of hearing loss, we want to talk to you. Our Chicago hearing loss lawyers can inform you of your options in pursuing workers’ comp benefits or financial compensation for your injuries, so you can get the care you need and experience a more stable financial future.
Traumatic Hearing Loss
Although many people associate hearing loss with old age, trauma can cause damage to one’s hearing, leading to partial or total hearing loss. Such damage may be temporary or permanent.
An ear injury can have severe and lasting consequences. It can cause:
- Partial or total hearing loss
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Vertigo (dizziness and loss of balance)
These symptoms can affect one’s job, relationships, and every aspect of life. These are the reasons our attorneys are so passionate about fighting for the rights of ear injury and hearing loss victims.
Contact Our Hearing Loss Lawyers
48 million people in the U.S. are affected by hearing loss. While many of these cases are caused by old age, with an affected 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 suffering from some level of hearing loss, there are cases that could have been prevented. In fact, noise is recognized by the Center for Hearing and Communication as a leading cause of hearing loss, and noise-induced hearing loss is permanent.
If your employer failed to provide proper hearing protection, if you used faulty earplugs, or if you suffered trauma to the ear that affected your hearing, take this opportunity to speak with one of our legal professionals about your case. Serving Chicago and all of Lake County, Kane County, DuPage County, and Cook County, we believe in what we do and stand ready to fight for you.