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A court proceeding that determines a stated issue. For example, a hearing may be held to determine whether or not certain evidence is admissible in a lawsuit.


A legal proceeding conducted by an administrative agency in order to take testimony and arguments for or against a proposed action. Parties may have attorneys present but are not required to do so.Unlike the court system,most agencies permit corporations to appear through an officer or majority shareholder,without requiring an attorney.

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3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Central New Jersey-based audiology practice The Hearing Center is offering comprehensive hearing healthcare for those with hearing loss, including those who may have already purchased their hearing aids at a different location.
The client services manager of the company said, "Considering the increasing prices of hearing aids in the market, we have introduced Hearing Service Program under which our qualified doctors will examine the hearing condition of patients and assign them free and brand new hearing aids compatible to their condition.
You should have an appointment about eight to 12 weeks after your hearing aid is fitted so you can ask questions and sort out any problems.
The key players dominating the hearing aids space are Envoy Medical Corporation, GN ReSound A/S, Istok-Audio, Siemens Healthcare(SIE: XETRA), Sonova Holding AG (SOON: SIX), Starkey Hearing Technologies, Inc.
Adams, president of the Massachusetts Hearing Aids for Children Coalition, presents Sen.
The nearest audiology service is over 10 miles away, so having access to this level of support so close to home is vital to me and many other hearing aid users.
3) Good care and maintenance is the responsibility of the user and will contribute to a prolonged lifespan for the hearing aid.
Digital hearing aids, which are programmed by a computer, allow for more flexibility and fine-tuning of the hearing aid so that it can be adjusted to hearing fluctuations of the user as well as different hearing environments.
Physicians have been able to expand services in terms of hearing aid dispensing, patient education, and industrial hearing screening and education.
Mr Wilson, who has worn a hearing aid for 24 years, said some have broken within four days of being repaired and that faith among patients in the department is being lost.
CHARITIES last night gave a cautious welcome to an announcement that thousands more deaf and hard of hearing people would get digital hearing aids.