Health and safety precautions when it comes to construction are very important. If you have sustained a construction injury while working in or around Sussex, a no win no fee in Sussex lawyer can help you to make a compensation claim.
What can Accident Advice Helpline do for you?
Accident Advice Helpline advisers will talk to you about your claim if you call our 24/7 helpline. If they feel convinced that your claim has a chance of becoming successful, they will connect you with a no win no fee in Sussex lawyer from our dedicated team.
Some lawyers ask for upfront fees payment, but all personal injury lawyers from Accident Advice Helpline work on a 100% no win no fee basis. This means that you will not pay even a penny until you win your case.
An injury that was not your fault deserves compensation, and that is why our legal firm fight for you until you get settlement for travel expenses, loss of income during days off from work, and damages for pain, distress and mental anguish you suffered.
You can call a no win no fee in Sussex lawyer from Accident Advice Helpline on one of our free numbers — 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile — but you are under no obligation to pursue your claim with us. Your lawyer will work with you, giving you guidance on each step until you get the compensation you are worth.
Construction injuries that may require you to file a claim through a no win no fee in Sussex lawyer
Construction work is a high-risk occupation. Employers should provide workers with proper training and a safe working environment, as well as personal protective equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, boots, welding goggles and fluorescent jackets. If this is not done, and the worker sustains an injury which is not his fault, a lawyer can help him to claim compensation.
Here are some examples of common injuries caused in the construction industry:
- Burns, scalds and electrocution: this can be caused by heated tar, concrete, dangerous chemicals, electrical wires and flammable substances.
- Loss of vision: whether partial or total, temporary or permanent, this can be caused by exposure to welding light without goggles or shades.
- Back pain: this is often caused by lifting or lowering, pulling or pushing heavy loads or objects, if the worker has not been properly trained.
- Strains and sprain: tendons, ligaments and muscles tear, over-stretch and rupture when stressed by excessive work.
- Industrial deafness: this is caused by exposure to excessive noise. Noise defenders should be provided, or excessive noise controlled.
- Paralysis: this can be caused by brain injuries or nerve damage. The victim should be compensated for medical expenses, loss of earnings, family care costs, nursing care costs, equipment like wheelchairs, and home moving or adaptation costs.
- Fatality: many deaths are caused by electrocution, falling from heights and being hit by objects.
Date Published: 10th March 2014
Author: David Brown