Our injury solicitors are here to help people that have experienced hearing loss after working at Desmond’s.
Desmond & Sons was once a leading clothing company in Northern Ireland. They were the sole supplier to Marks & Spencer’s. Unfortunately, when M&S decided to source its clothing from lower-cost suppliers abroad, Desmond’s went into voluntary liquidation.
The company once employed nearly 3,500 workers. Desmond’s had factories in many places including Derry/Londonderry, Newbuildings, Drumahoe, Dungiven, Omagh, Swatragh, Irvinestown, Dungannon. They had a particularly strong presence in County Derry/Londonderry and Tyrone.
Working in noisy environments like factories has been closely linked with noise induced hearing loss, which is commonly called industrial deafness. Individuals that have worked in places like Desmond for many years have the potential of suffering from irreversible hearing damage.
Loud factories have also been connected to tinnitus, which is a ringing or buzzing in yours ears. It can be particularly problematic at night-time, as it affects sleeping patterns.
Managing Partner Patrick O’Hare said: “Unfortunately, some companies simple didn’t provide employees with adequate equipment to protect their ears. Many years later, some people find that these noisy conditions have caused serious hearing damage.”
“Despite what people may think, it is still possible to claim against a company that is no longer operational. Our solicitors are ready to help people who worked in places like Desmond’s and are not sure what to do. We guide them through the entire hearing loss claims process, answering any questions that they might have.”
“Our solicitors have been assisting with hearing loss and industrial disease claims for over 50 years. We have extensive legal knowledge and experience which we employ to ensure that our clients receive the representation they deserve.”
“No case is too complex for our solicitors. If you suffer from noise induced hearing loss, please contact us for a free consultation,” Patrick concluded.
Paschal O’Hare Solicitors have assisted people suffering from hearing loss for over 50 years. If you worked at Desmond’s and are experiencing hearing loss, learn more about our services or contact us today.