Ear injuries can be very painful, as well as debilitating. Hearing loss can be caused by one traumatic accident or can occur as the result of many smaller injuries over the years. Little can be done to treat some ear conditions. If you have suffered hearing loss as a result of an injury to your ears, you should speak with a personal injury attorney.
There are a couple of major causes of hearing loss. The first is a traumatic injury, such as in an automobile accident. Although air bags have been proven to save lives, when an air bag deploys it can cause lifelong damage to the ears. Traumatic damage to the ears during an accident can also cause hearing loss.
Hearing loss is also commonly caused in the workplace. However, it can be more difficult to notice hearing loss on the job, since the hearing loss normally occurs over several years instead of instantly. Loud workplace environments such as factories, construction sites, or airports are often the cause of these injuries. However, they can also occur when a worker suffers a blow to the head or the ear on the job.
If you are suffering from hearing loss or tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and you believe your condition was caused by a car accident or because of your job, you should speak with an attorney. Call the Houston personal injury attorneys at Kennedy Hodges at 855-947-0707. Our team will provide you with a free consultation on your case. Call today to learn more.