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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

    Construction site accident injury

    Construction site accident injury

    Have you had a construction site accident injury?

    A lot of people are finding that they get injured at work, even when they work at a place that they expect to be safe. But there are some places that people expect accidents and injuries to happen. One of the places that is the most dangerous to work is the construction site. Every year workers are injured many times on these work sites.  Below are some of the most common forms of injuries that people who work at construction sites suffer.

    Construction site accident injury – Closed head injuries

    These happen when someone’s head sustains blunt force through striking against something else. Most of the head injuries will be these kinds of injuries.  Concussions are one of these kinds of injuries that’s really common with construction workers.

    Construction site accident injury – Concussion

    This is caused by some kind of blow to someone’s head that causes someone to be temporarily unaware. When it happens, it’s because the cerebrospinal fluid can’t cushion a person’s brain from their skull when the impact happens. Some of the concussions have really bad long-term effects. The risk for effects that are long-term will go up in the individuals who have had more than one concussion.

    Construction site accident injury – Severed nerve

    Damage to nerves can happen because of swelling or injury, and sometimes in really extreme cases, the nerves could be severed completely. When this happens, a lot of different medical conditions could happen that can’t be repaired. A nerve that is severed could cause the affect limb to be paralysed or the person might lose sensation. The physical capabilities are relied upon by construction workers to do their daily duties. Anytime these capabilities become limited, their whole livelihood is going to suffer.

    Construction site accident injury – Paralysis

    This happens when all of the muscle function’s been lost for one of the muscle groups. It can happen with an injury to the spinal cord and based on the kind of injury, the paralysis could affect a tiny part of a person’s body or a person’s whole body. Anyone who has some sort of paralysis is going to have their life disrupted.  Routines that had once been easy are going to be hard and your life quality is going to be changed.

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    Construction site accident injury – Bad cuts

    With a lot of tools that are used in constructions, it’s not surprising that really bad cuts happen when someone is working in construction.  Even though this really isn’t the worst injury that happens in construction it still can be bad.

    If you have been in an accident at work or you have an injury that has happened, one thing that you should consider is hiring a solicitor.  You never know what is going to happen after the accident. If you want some help finding the right solicitor, give us a call.  We can help you find the right one and we are very friendly and professional. Call us and let us help today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 10th January 2013

    Author: David Brown

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