Getting over the physical and emotional trauma of an accident at work can be a lengthy and very difficult process.
Building a future after a construction site injury takes time, effort and money, but Accident Advice Helpline can help people who have suffered to get their lives back together.
Construction site injuries can range from minor ones, which may not need lengthy or expensive treatment, to very severe ones, and some people may even be left disabled and will need looking after on a 24/7 basis.
If you are in that situation then it may be that you need to make major adjustments to your accommodation, employ a carer or need transport in order to access hospital or special rehabilitation treatment.
Some accident victims can not only be physically injured but can suffer post traumatic stress which requires specialist treatment and many hours of therapy.
An employer has a legal responsibility to ensure their workers operate in a safe environment, but accidents happen for a variety of reasons associated with working in a place with heavy machinery, scaffolding and the different stages of a construction process.
Claiming compensation for your construction site injury
If you are unfortunate enough to suffer and injury then you may be entitled to make a compensation claim.
You will need to show that your injury, or even illness, was caused as a result of negligence by your employer, main contractor or subcontractor. Accident Advice Helpline can provide assistance in compiling evidence and presenting it to a court, although quite often cases are settled before a court hearing is necessary.
Accident Advice Helpline has 13 years’ experience in helping claimants and are specialists in getting innocent accident victims the compensation to which they are entitled.
Endorsed by Esther Rantzen, Accident Advice Helpline prides itself on adhering to a strict policy of accountability, integrity, dependability and reliability.
As a law firm, they also know that after suffering an accident, it is vital that making a claim is fast, efficient and simple, and to that end they operate on a no win, no fee basis.
The first step is to take a look at the work injury compensation calculator, which takes about 30 seconds to complete and can be found on Accident Advice Helpline’s website. It will quickly show claimants if they qualify.
Potential claimants can also call the 24-hour helpline and discuss their situation in confidence, without any obligation to proceed.
Many claims are dealt with over the phone and quite often claimants do not have to attend court.