Expert injury lawyer in Puttenham
Construction sites have health and safety regulations, protective clothing being among them. One of the things you will have to wear is a hard hat. This applies if you are a visitor to a building under construction or working on a site. The wearing of one could save you from serious head injuries that may have resulted in having to make a compensation claim, and if you decide to do this you may want to enlist the services of an expert injury lawyer in Puttenham.
Saving the need to use an expert injury lawyer in Puttenham
Although not the prettiest piece of apparel, wearing a hard hat is vital headgear when trying to protect employees on a building site, from head injuries should something fall and knock their head. In fact, it is not uncommon to see signs, aimed at employees, threatening instant dismissal if they are found on site not wearing one. The introduction of them has reduced the number of deaths related to the construction industry, although far too many still happen.
Wearing the right one
The people on site, cannot just throw on any old hard hat, it should be:
- In a good condition, damaged ones should be thrown away as their integrity becomes doubtful once damaged
- Fit the wearer properly
- Not stop the wearing of ear protectors
- Only be obtained from reputable suppliers as there are fake hard hats on the market
Hopefully, wearing a correct fitting, good quality hardhat will save the need to make a compensation claim, using an injury lawyer in Puttenham.
The severity of head injuries
Head injuries can be life changing, not just for the victim but for their family as well. At their worst a head injury can affect all parts of your body, stop you being able to speak or do anything for yourself. In this situation a family member acting on your behalf should contact an injury lawyer in Puttenham to make the compensation claim.
No matter who makes contact, we will help
If it is you or someone else on you behalf who contacts us, Accident Advice Helpline will coordinate your compensation claim, we don’t want a victim to lose out when they might need our help more than ever. If you are involved in an accident on a building site, or anywhere else, that was not your fault, and you sustain injuries that need medical attention, it is your right to be financially compensated, and to make a personal injury claim.
On our website there is a compensation calculator which we call the 30-second test. This will let you know if you qualify to make a claim and if you do, it will give you an estimate of the amount of compensation you may be awarded.
We also have friendly, professional advisors on our freephone number 0800 180 4123 who will give you free advice about your claim. They are there all day, every day so you can call whenever you want.
We operate on a no win no fee basis so you will have no money to find to start your claim; we only get paid when we have won your case.
Date Published: 21st October 2013
Author: David Brown