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    "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

    Where to get builder injury compensation advice


    If you have been injured whilst working as a builder, you could make a personal injury claim if somebody else is to blame for your accident. It might be that your employer has been negligent which has led to your accident and subsequent injury – and it’s their responsibility to keep you safe at work. Whilst working as a builder can be dangerous, it doesn’t have to be this way provided health and safety procedures are followed, and if you’ve been injured you can get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline for builder injury compensation advice.

    Common builder injuries

    Builders could sustain a range of different injuries, but here are a few of the most common types of injuries Accident Advice Helpline has handled claims for:

    • Falls from height – for example from scaffolding or a roof
    • Cement mixer injuries which could cause serious injuries to arms and hands
    • Crush injuries – for example from collapsing scaffolding
    • Head injuries caused by objects falling from height (and builders not wearing hard hats)
    • Faulty equipment injuries such as lacerations, eye injuries etc.
    • Broken bones, for example fractured bones in your feet or hands from dropping heavy items
    • Vehicle injuries after being hit by a digger or other heavy vehicle
      Injuries caused by lack of training

    If your employer has been negligent, it’s a good idea to get builder injury compensation advice to see if you have a viable personal injury claim. You may need to take time off work after your accident, and getting advice could help you find out whether or not you could claim compensation for loss of earnings. There’s a three-year time limit in place to make a claim, so whether you have suffered minor injuries to your hand or a serious head injury, you should get in touch with us as soon as possible after your accident.

    Accident Advice Helpline to the rescue

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the compensation you deserve if you have been injured in an accident on a building site. You can call us for free builder injury compensation advice at any time on 0800 689 0500 – it’s free to call and advice is offered on a no-obligation basis. If you decide to make a claim – and if somebody else is at fault for your accident, we believe you should – then you’ll be pleased to hear our lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee basis, meaning there are no upfront fees to worry about.

    Date Published: August 2, 2016

    Author: Paula Beaton

    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.

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