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Building Site Injury Lawyer

Accident rates on construction and building site has undoubtedly increased to a large extent from the past few decades. It is a duty of the employers to ensure safety and security of their employees to prevent construction and building site accidents at the workplace under the regulation of Health and Safety at Work Act.
The common types of accidents workers usually meet at construction and building sites are:

  • Falls, trips and slips
  • Machinery accidents
  • Accidents by Lifting equipment
  • Defects in equipment or in premises
  • Inadequate safety or protective equipment
  • Roof Related Falls
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Electric Shock
  • Crane Accidents
  • Welding Accidents
  • Explosions and Fires
  • Trench Collapses
  • Struck by weighty falling objects
  • Hit by Highway motor vehicle
  • Run-Over by functioning Equipment
  • Compressed Gases Accidents

Construction and building site accidents are extremely frequent at the work place particularly in chemical industry, glass factory and construction site that can sometime be exceedingly injurious, hazardous, leading workers till their death. The accidents at workplace usually occur due to others’ negligence, workers do have right to claim their compensation against the responsible employer. In case the cause of the accident is due to fellow workers, victim can still claim against the employer as the reason behind a mishap is happened due to the negligence behaviour of his employees. The laws for compensation have made for the victims who suffer extreme losses due to others’ fault. The compensation claim made by the victims or suffered workers include financial as well as medical treatment for the help of that victim.

So, if any person has become a victim of construction site accidents, the best way is to hire a building site injury lawyer to deal the case. By hiring an efficient and skilled attorney, the compensation process comparatively becomes much faster and easier. But the task to find a best lawyer is again involved lots of complications. With the help of few important tips, one would become able to search for a good and efficient lawyer in order to win the compensation claim:

  • The fees along with other charges should be discussed in detail before hiring a lawyer. Make sure that the fees of the hired lawyer must include every cost regarding the lawsuit or case.
  • Always search for an expert lawyer who is specialist in workplace injury claims. Look for the one who meets every criterion of the case and who has already handled the case much similar to the present one.
  • Ask him for some consultation in the initial sessions so that it becomes easier to compare and decide for one best lawyer.

Most importantly, the selection process of a best building site injury lawyer must be carried out relatively faster as getting immediate compensation is necessary when injuries are extremely severe and fatal.

Accident at work
Mr G is a fitness instructor, using military style training techniques. His employers insisted that he cover 4 lessons per day covering at least 14 miles whilst carrying army packs and wearing marching boots. As a result of his excessive workload he suffered an injury to his hip which required surgery and prevented him from participating in contact sports.Within a year of being instructed Cooks settled his claim for £11,500. Mr G commented:
"an extremely professional service, who utilized every avenue to enhance my claim. Thank you very much"
Mr G from North Yorks