building site injury

Building Site Accidents

A construction site or any building work can be a chaotic and dangerous environment to work in with an incredible amount of manual labouring work taking place building site accidents are very common.

Workers and machines move about in a frenzy, with everyone focused on the task at hand. In such an environment, construction accidents can and do take place. However, quite a lot of workers don’t claim until it is too late.

If the accident happened within the past three years, you can claim by law.

We have helped many clients injured as a result of various building site / construction accidents including:

  • Injury from hazardous material
  • Accidents caused by site vehicles
  • Accidents caused by demolitions
  • Trench collapse
  • Fires and explosions
  • Welding accidents
  • Falls from height
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Hit by falling objects
  • Faulty machinery
  • Electrocution

This is to name but a few, significant reductions in the numbers and rates of injury over the last 20 years or more however accidents do happen. To see more about the injury rates over 2014/15 click here.

Why choose us?

Building siteTo start your building site application today to seek the compensation and justice you deserve is very straightforward. You can either call us on 0800 612 7 612 or if it is not in work hours fill out the small form to the right.

All of this is free and no obligation, we do not require any credit card payments, etc..

All details sent to us are passed to a personal injury lawyer to assess if you have a case to claim for. We then speak to you at a convenient time to go over the incident in more detail.

From this, you will be able to make an informed decision on what to do next and the process of claiming compensation and what type of injury payout to expect.

Making a construction or building site accident is a relatively simple process.

To ensure your claim is accepted your solicitor will want to obtain the following information from you:

  • The date and time of the building site accident
  • The location address
  • The contact details of the person the accident was reported to
  • If the accident was recorded in the accident book, state who recorded it, their position and contact details
  • Provide the details of any witnesses who were at the scene of the accident
  • Provide the contact telephone number and address of any medical establishment you attended to receive treatment for your injuries
  • Keep a copy of, and provide your solicitor with any bills, receipts or additional out of pocket expenses that you have suffered as a result of your injury to help you recover any financial losses you have also suffered.
  • Provide any photographic evidence of the accident scene
  • Provide any detailed proof of the injuries you have sustained

The more evidence and detailed description of the accident circumstances that you provide your solicitor with, the more likely it is that your claim will be accepted.

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