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Construction Accident Claims

Life is all full of risks for which we take due precautions so as to ensure our safety, but when the nature of work is risky in itself, it becomes the duty of the employer to make sure that their workers are working in a healthy environment that does not pose a threat to their well-being in any way. Because of the heavy object involved along with elevated positions where people have to work, construction industry is one of the most dangerous ones to wok in. The death and injuries that are reported from this industry is thereby quite tremendous. Regretfully, all these construction and building site accidents can easily be averted by appropriate supervision and planning.

Common accidents that occur at construction and building site accidents are:

  • Fall from the roof
  • Drop from the ladder
  • Getting struck by any construction vehicle
  • Getting crushed under the collapsing structure
  • Getting hit by the falling loads

General worn out machinery and equipments are the most common cause of accidents at the construction sites. In case the machinery and equipments are not maintained or services frequently and properly, people working there will surely face the possibility of personal injury because of the negligence on the part of the employer. 

In case you have been the victim of this negligence and have suffered any injury at work, you may be entitled to ask for a construction accident claim for the damages and pain that you have suffered. The money that will be awarded will be compensation for any loss of income or livelihood, injury and trauma that has affected your life and in fact made it miserable. It is these compensation claims that keep the employers in check as it forces then to abide by safety regulations at the construction sites and thereby ensure a protection to the lives of workers. One such effect of these safety regulations is that workers are provided with safety equipments like helmets to protect from head injuries and many others that are provided by employers according to the nature of work at their workplace.

There are solicitors that can be consulted for construction accident claims and proper evaluation of your case. These solicitors can be accessed online and are available at no win, no fee basis. They make sure that as a victim you get appropriate compensation claim in accordance to what discomfort and despair that you have undergone as a result of the carelessness of your employer.

Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough