How much could you claim?

Find out in 30 seconds...
Injured in the last 3 years?
Was the accident your fault?
Did you recieve medical attention?
Please tell us where you were injured
  • Please enter your full name
  • Please enter a valid name
  • Please enter your telephone number
  • Please enter a valid telephone number
  • Please read our Terms & Conditions

    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Compensation for construction firm negligence

    Construction is known to be a challenging and potentially dangerous industry. There are many potential hazards that can be noted as existing in this industry, and as such they may lead to accidents from time to time.

    Fortunately the vast majority of employers who run and maintain construction firms take all the necessary steps to ensure the people they employ are always safe. They provide protective equipment, proper training and much more besides to ensure they always offer a safe place to work where people can be free of worrying about a high risk of injury.

    Unfortunately there are still occasional cases where construction firm negligence is responsible for injuries or even deaths on building and construction sites. Thankfully such cases tend to be rare; however there are instances where people have been seriously injured or even lost their lives as a consequence of inaction by the employers they work for.

    The construction industry has on the whole worked incredibly hard over recent years to bring down the number of injuries and deaths that can be associated with the industry. However there are still some unfortunate incidents that do occur.

    What might go wrong on a building site?

    Lots of tasks need to be done on a construction site. People may be working at height, performing all kinds of different tasks in close proximity to other people, working with various machinery or tools and much else besides. As such everyone should be properly trained and qualified.

    Open Claim Calculator

    The employer should also follow all health and safety laws so as to ensure everyone is safe at all times, and not at the risk of falling foul of potential hazards. This could lead to a far improved safety record across the industry as a whole.

    Do you want to call Accident Advice Helpline?

    Knowing who to call if you’ve had an accident on a building site is the first part of the equation. The second part is making that call – and you can do just that today on 0800 689 0500.

    This free 24/7 enquiry line puts you straight through to the team at AAH – a team with 14 years’ experience of dealing with numerous queries about accidents at work and in other situations. If you have proof of negligence to back up a claim, call now to learn more about the process so you can get on with your life.

    Date Published: April 6, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

    Category: Construction accident claims

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.