Susanne Goode v Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Barrister: Andrew McLaughlin 
Area of Law:
Industrial Disease
Summary: Andrew was instructed by Andrew Hynes, NWSSP Legal & Risk Services and successfully acted for the defendant in a claim for acoustic shock by a telephonist following exposure to white noise. The claimants expert was found to have been partisan and the Judge doubted if acoustic shock was even a syndrome. This is a useful review of literature relating to acoustic shock generally. Reported on Lawtel for 2013.