Currently there is a lot of building work happening in the UK and construction sites can be one of the most dangerous industries to work in. With over 2 million workers in the industry, it is inevitable that there will of lots of accidents and injuries happening.
It also means that there may be lots of injury compensation claims being made. If you’ve been affected by construction site accidents in Knightwick, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline and find out more about obtaining compensation for your injuries?
Claiming compensation for construction site accidents in Knightwick
Even though health and safety measures have been made much stricter over the last 20 years, construction remains one of the highest for recorded accidents, the only one anywhere near it in terms of the numbers of accidents is the farming industry, closely followed by warehousing.
These higher than average accident figures, mean that most types of accidents and injuries happen on a building site and when the accident is not the fault of the victim, they may be entitled to claim compensation.
Maybe if things continue to improve, you can avoid using the solicitors in Knightwick to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Taking legal action
If you’ve been hurt or injured whilst working on a construction site, you may need to make your claim against your employer. If they have failed to provide the correct tools or safety equipment, for example, and you’re hurt because of it, you should be able to make a claim against them.
If you’re self-employed, this shouldn’t prevent you from taking action. As long as you can show that someone else was responsible for your injuries, you should still be able to make a claim against them.
If you’re unsure what to do next or if you want to find out if you’re eligible to make a claim for compensation, contact our personal injury team today?
Make a claim with Accident Advice Helpline
At Accident Advice Helpline we have professional, friendly advisers helping people who have been injured in a construction site accident. With over 15 years in the industry, you can have complete peace of mind in knowing that you’re dealing with an ethical company. Our no win no fee* lawyers regularly deal with a variety of cases and we can provide specialists for specific cases that require it.
The experience and knowledge we have from helping many thousands of victims get the compensation they deserved is invaluable when it comes to making a personal injury claim and is at your disposal if you should choose us to assist you.
To find out more about obtaining compensation for construction site accidents in Knightwick, contact Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile
Date Published: 23rd April 2014
Author: David Brown