We have our own serious injury lawyer in Stoke-on-Trent who can help you claim compensation
The stunning city of Stoke-on-Trent has a lot to offer for both its residents and tourists alike. The home of the pottery industry for many years, there is always a sense of excitement in the city, a lot to see and a lot to experience. When it comes to the background and those who are constructing buildings to make the city the beautiful place that it is, you may be surprised to learn that the risk for injury is very high. Luckily, these individuals can counteract any eye damage by seeking help from a serious injury lawyer in Stoke-on-Trent.
How can an injury lawyer help
Many people might be wondering how an injury lawyer could possibly help in a situation in which someone’s eyes have become damaged on a construction site. Well, in conjunction with Accident Advice Helpline, an injury lawyer could help greatly by assisting the injured party with making a claim, and with a little luck and the right evidence, helping them to get the compensation they deserve.
How eye injuries can occur
Some people may think that a construction site is a terrible place to be, because of all the risks it entails. However, most of the workers on the site do not feel that way and therefore can be sometimes caught of guard if they are injured anyway, especially their eyes. In fact, there are many ways in which they can have their eyes injured, leaving them blind or with compromised sight, such as those listed below:
- Welding injuries – You may be thinking that the special mask that welders use protects their eyes from sparks and damage at all times. But the extensive use of a welding machine can have negative long term effects on the eyes, no matter what form of protection is used, and although you won’t feel the effects immediately, over the long-term problem may occur.
- Flying debris – Things are always being built and broken at all times on a construction site, and that means a lot of debris. But what happens when that debris goes flying through the air and hits you in the eye? In this case, you should call an injury lawyer because you may lose your eyesight completely.
- Contact with sharp objects – Tools and equipment must be used safely at all times, but these safety rules and regulations are not always made aware of. In this case, they are putting your life and your eyesight at risk, so you should make a claim.
Call us for help today
The only step that the injured parties have to take is to pick up the phone and call us on our freephone number, which is 0800 689 0500. We also have a 30-second test on our website which provides an estimate of how much compensation you may be entitled to. If you wish you can call us from a mobile, simply dial 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 22nd October 2013
Author: David Brown