Being surrounded by loud noises on a regular basis may seem like an obvious consequence of serving in the Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force. However, the Ministry of Defence owe a duty of care to servicemen and women, like any other employer.
Military Deafness – Can You Claim?
“Many of those who have served in the armed forces may already be aware of how to claim for the injuries they have sustained in service – for example, through the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) and the War Pension Scheme. However, the qualification threshold for these schemes is difficult to meet and as a result many ex-forces personnel are not compensated for their injuries.”