Construction Site Accident Claims
We specialise in helping victims of injury claim the compensation they deserve. At The Compensation Experts we offer a No Win No Fee* contract which removes the financial risk of paying legal fees without guarantee of obtaining compensation.
Construction Site Accident Claims
Have you had an injury on a building site? Construction sites are risky, and accidents happen when the risks associated with them are not managed correctly. At The Compensation Experts, we can help victims who have injuries due to falling from scaffolding and ladders, who have been struck by moving vehicles and forklifts, or who have had an electric shock. Their injuries may vary inn severity, however, what they have in common is that the accident could have been avoided.
Employers have a duty of care to ensure construction sites are safe for both workers and visitors. So if you have had an injury, even if you are not sure whether it was a genuine accident or due to negligence or error, advisors at The Compensation Experts are happy to assist.
What is a Construction Accident Claim?
We have already mentioned a few types of injuries that can take place on a construction site. As well as burns and fractures from falling from a height or being struck by machinery or vehicles, construction accident claims can also include skin and breathing issues. The cause of these accidents is irritating chemicals in cement.
Construction accidents occur when employers are negligent in their duty of care. Did your employer:
- Carry out adequate risk assessments regarding access to the site, and the tools being used?
- Educate you about the dangers associated with your job, and train you on how to use tools correctly?
- Provide correct protective equipment like noise defenders and hard hats?
- Have procedures for clearing away spillages?
- Carry out regular maintenance of equipment to ensure it was safe to use?
If you can answer “no” to any of these, the personal injury solicitors we work with at The Compensation Experts may be able to help you.
An example of a successful claim for compensation for a construction accident was an electrician who slipped when walking on a wet gangplank. Although his employers are not liable for the weather, the walkway was too steep. The footplates were also too narrow to provide adequate grip. The victim injured his knee and because he was a self-employed contractor, he lost income due to being unable to work while it was healing.
Claiming Compensation for Construction Accident Injuries
If you’ve been injured in an accident on a building site, contact The Compensation Experts and ask about our No Win No Fee* service. We work with an experienced panel of personal injury law firms who will help build a successful claim to obtain the compensation you deserve. There is no need to worry if you’re unsure whether you have grounds for a claim as we will help determine that before you commit to anything in a free, no-obligation conversation with one of our friendly agents. *conditions apply
More than 90% of personal injury claims in the UK settle without going to court, and we will do all we can to ensure we process your request as quickly as possible so you can get on with your life.
Call The Compensation Experts today, or fill in our online form and let us know when you would like us to call you back.
*conditions may apply
Am I eligible?
If you have been harmed physically in the last 3 years, due to someone else’s negligence, the short answer is yes.
Exceptions to this are for instance industrial disease or if you were a child at the time of the accident. In this case you may have a longer period to claim.Find out more
How much could I claim?
As every injury is different, the amount of compensation paid out can differ case to case. Varying factors lead to the final figure include: extent of your injuries, loss of earnings, future losses and more.
Our dedicated team of experts will give you an indication of how much you could potentially claim for.Find out more
How does the process work?
We understand that when making a claim it’s important to know what to expect and when to expect it. That’s ultimately why we make the process as transparent & clear as possible.
Your solicitor will gather all the evidence and will notify the negligent party that you wish to begin claim proceedings. With your solicitor negotiating on your behalf, you will be up to date every step of the way.Find out more