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Building Site Accident Claims & Construction Site Accidents & Construction Worker Injury Claims
If you have suffered injury because of an accident on a building site or construction site that was not your fault then you are rightly entitled to claim compensation.
Atr Grieves Solicitors we understand that many tradespeople are self-employed with can mean an added financial pressure to contend with at a time when you should be concentrating on your recovery.
Obviously where Builders, construction workers or any tradespeople who regularly work on-site sustain a serious, or worse-still, life-changing injury, then in many cases it may not be possible to return to your chosen profession. All these factors must be considered carefully in any Work Accident Claim.
The Accident At Work Solicitors at Grieves Solicitors understand first-hand the stresses that can be placed on individuals and families following any kind of workplace injury, so if you have suffered a serious injury that was not your fault while working on a construction or building site, the experienced team of personal injury solicitors here at Grieves can help you get the compensation you deserve.
At Grieves Solicitors, we handle all Construction Site Accident Claims on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning you will keep the highest possible amount of the financial damages awarded by the courts, and won't ask you to pay a penny for our legal services. If you have been injured, contact us today on 0800 074 7644 or complete an online form and see how we can help you.
Do I Have a Case?
Unfortunately, building site accidents occur all too frequently, with 2,800 people involved in fatal accidents in the last 25 years alone.
There are a number of common building site accidents, for which the Grieves Solicitors personal injury team regularly claim on behalf of clients. These include:
- Falling from height
- Falling through fragile surfaces such as roof lights
- Falling from ladders, scaffolds and other high-level work areas
- Being struck by moving vehicles
- Being struck by falling loads and equipment
- Being struck by collapsing structures and machinery
- Contact with harmful chemicals and fumes
- Lifting heavy loads
- Electrocution, burns and inhalation injuries
- Trips, slips, and falls
- Working with asbestos
- Hand Arm Vibration Injury/Vibration White Finger
- Injuries caused by the employees of other contractors
- Injuries caused by faulty plant and machinery
- Injuries caused by failure to provide adequate safety equipment or protective clothing
If you have suffered a serious and debilitating injury in the last three years, following any of the above building site accidents, it is important that you contact a solicitor as soon as possible.
Building/Construction Site Accident Claims - What can I claim for?
Financial compensation awarded as a result of a construction site injury is intended to help victims cover the cost of:
- Loss of earnings
- Medical fees
- Rehabilitation costs
It is also intended for any physical or physiological damages caused by the accident which can include: pain, mental distress and general loss of enjoyment.
How much compensation will I get for Building Site Accident Claim?
The exact amount of compensation you will receive for your Work Accident Claim will be based on a number of factors and of course, every case is individual in its own way.
That being said, all injury claims are based on the evaluation of two elements to each claim:
- General Damages - to compensate for the loss of amenity, pain & suffering
- Special Damages - to compensate for financial losses or future costs incurred as a direct result of the injury
Our Accident at work Compensation Calculator will provide provisional guideline figures on how much compensation you may receive for the 'general damages' element of the final compensation award.
Why Choose Grieves Solicitors?
Our accident specialists have many years of experience of pursuing claims for injury victims of construction site accidents, Obviously a site could simply be a residential property, as is the case much of the time for tradespeople, As a leading personal injury firm in Yorkshire, we're proud of our friendly and professional service, our excellent record of success and the settlement amounts we have secured for our clients.
Get Started Today
To finding out more about starting a construction site accident claim, contact our specialist personal injury lawyers on 0800 074 7644 or complete our contact form, and arrange for a no-obligation initial consultation and assessment of your case.