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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."

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    Injury lawyer throughout the county


    Construction sites have many dangers in them. Below are some of the groups who are able to make a clam for injuries.

    Employees can hire an injury lawyer throughout the county for an injury at a construction site

    One of the first groups of people that can claim when they have been injured on the job at a construction site, is the employees themselves. They should be protected from harm by their employers, so that they remain safe while they’re working.

    Contractors can hire an injury lawyer for an injury at a construction site

    This second group that can claim for an injury on the job is contractors. The way that contractors are treated is very similar to employees. As long as an individual or company has control of the working practice or the work environment of an individual, they are owed the same kind of protection that an employee is owed.

    Self-employed people can hire an injury lawyer throughout the county for an injury at a construction site

    Someone who is working on a construction site on a self-employed basis should also get the same protection as a contractor. That is to say, they should be able to work in a safe, stable environment without worrying about whether or not they will be injured. The person who has control over the work environment needs to ensure that everyone who is working there is safe.

    Along with people who are working on the construction site, there are other individuals who might come onto the site who can claim if they are injured while they are there. These two groups are listed below.

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    Injured visitors to a construction site can hire an injury lawyer

    The first group who is protected and who can claim if they are injured on a construction site is visitors who have a right to be there. As long as the person has been invited to come to the construction site, if they are injured while they are there, they are able to make a claim.

    Certain trespassers can hire an injury lawyer throughout the county for an injury at a construction site

    Even though not all trespassers are going to be covered if they are injured while on the construction site illegally, there is an exception to this particular rule. For example, even if there is a fence around the construction site, there is a chance that children can get into the site and be injured. In the instance of children, they may be able to claim if they have been injured while on the site.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline for an expert injury lawyer throughout the county

    If you have been injured on a construction site through no fault of your own, then chat to Accident Advice Helpline about your compensation claim. Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone to chat to an adviser. Our initial advice is free.

    Date Published: 10th November 2013

    Author: David Brown

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