Working on a roof can be dangerous, for obvious reasons. You’re working at height, and falls from height are one of the leading causes of fatalities at work in the UK. Provided your employer takes some safety precautions, there’s no reason why working on a roof should be especially dangerous, yet accidents still do happen.
If you have fallen from a roof at work and you’re wondering if you are eligible to make a personal injury claim, seeking roof fall compensation advice should be your first step. Accident Advice Helpline’s experienced personal injury advisors are here to give you all the advice you need, on a confidential, no-obligation basis.
Injuries sustained after falling from a roof
You could be on the roof itself or using a ladder when you fall – perhaps you’re repairing a roof, fitting a skylight or even installing a TV antenna. If you fall from height you could suffer back or spinal injuries, broke bones, crush injuries or even a serious head injury such as a brain injury. You’ll need to take time off work and may even need to spend time in hospital recovering from your injuries, which can affect your earnings and your business, if you are self-employed.
When you make a claim for personal injury compensation with Accident Advice Helpline, we will take your loss of earnings into account and do our best to get you the compensation you deserve. You can get in touch with us at any time after your accident for roof fall compensation advice, or find out how much compensation you could be entitled to by taking the 30-second test on our website.
Getting you the compensation you deserve
Whether you have been left paralysed after falling from a roof or have suffered more minor injuries, it could be that your employer is to blame. Perhaps they didn’t provide any safety equipment, or maybe the equipment they did provide was faulty? You shouldn’t have to suffer as a result of somebody else’s negligence, so get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 for roof fall compensation advice within three years of your accident.
This can help you decide whether or not you want to go ahead and make a 100% no win, no fee personal injury claim. We’ve been helping people just like you since 2000, and we’re here to make sure that everybody who deserves to be compensated doesn’t miss out.
Date Published: August 2, 2016
Author: Paula Beaton