dwf deafness toolkit

Handling Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) claims, the dwf deafness toolkit is a claims validation, assessment and anti-fraud resource, comprising a useful set of tools and calculations, ensuring accurate reserves and swift resolution on deafness claims.

Read more

Deafness Toolkit

Deafness claims have quadrupled since 2008 and with the advent of a claims portal for RTA and lower value EL and PL claims, accompanied by a fixed recoverable costs regime for those claims has led to a huge surge in farmed, long-tail disease claims, particularly in relation to deafness, as Claimant legal practices and their funders look to replace falling income and profits with more lucrative work.

Do you need help with this specialist and complex area of EL disease work?

  • Concerned about fraud?
  • Do you want a better process for identifying duplicate claims
  • Do you need a means of robustly responding to deafness claims against your business

Managing the surge in NIHL claims

The dwf deafness toolkit is designed to assist in handling NIHL claims.  Assessing claims validation, the dwf deafness toolkit can also be used as an anti-fraud resource. By combining a useful set of calculations and functions the toolkit can ensure accurate reserves and swift resolution on deafness claims.

Key features

  • Determine whether the diagnostic requirements for NIHL are satisfied.
  • Obtain an estimate for general damages based on the expert’s and the toolkit’s respective assessments of NIHL.
  • Potentially fraudulent or exaggerated claims will be highlighted.
  • Access a real time view of claims performance and outcomes.
  • Findings will be backed up by robust data and MI.

Provide your details below and we will contact you to arrange a free demo. If you have any immediate questions please contact us

For more information download the dwf deafness toolkit brochure»

Deafness Toolkit Cover Shot


Powered by
15 Squared (1)

Do you need help with this specialist and complex area of EL disease work?

The dwf deafness toolkit enables users to take a real time view of claims and behaviours and outcomes.

Submit your details to request a free demo of the toolkit.

Ian Macalister


I have a special interest and expertise in employer's liability and occupational disease claims. I lead a team of 50 fee earners acting for composite insurers, as well as self-insured undertakings.