Personal injury lawyer in Kinlochleven
If you work on a construction site, there should be health and safety measures applied such as protective clothing being worn as well as the wearing of a hard hat. It does not matter if you are only a visitor or an employee, these measures should be applied to all.
The wearing of a hard hat could save you from serious head injuries that may have resulted in you having to make a compensation claim. If you are injured and decide to do this, then you may want to enlist the services of a personal injury lawyer in Kinlochleven.
How to avoid the use of a personal injury lawyer in Kinlochleven
Although you might not look the best while doing so, wearing a hard hat is vital to protect employees on a building site from head injuries, should something fall on 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 hard hats has reduced the number of deaths in the construction industry, although far too many still happen.
Making sure that you have the right hard hat
You need to make sure that you have the right size hard hat — you cannot just put on any old hard hat. It should be:
- Obtained from a reputable supplier, as there are low quality ones on the market;
- In a good condition — damaged ones should be thrown away, as their integrity becomes doubtful once damaged; and
- Fit the wearer properly.
Hopefully, wearing a correctly fitting, good quality hard hat will save the need to make a compensation claim using a personal injury lawyer in Kinlochleven.
How severe head injuries can be
A head injury can be life-changing, not just for the victim but for the family as well. An injury like this can at its worst affect all parts of your body, damage your ability to talk or even stop you from doing things for yourself. In this situation, a family member acting on your behalf should contact a personal injury lawyer in Kinlochleven to make an injury claim.
Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you
Whether you are claiming or someone else is doing so on your behalf, Accident Advice Helpline will coordinate your 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 as part of 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 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 and help you all they can.
Date Published: 19th February 2014