Construction Accident Compensation Claim
Construction accidents are often arising from breach of basic Health & Safety Regulations
Building and Construction sites are a minefield of potential accidents and hazards and account for a high proportion of our work accident claims.
Even on a building site your employer has a duty of care to provide you with a safe workplace. They must meet a wide range of health & safety regulations, including the provision of training and suitable safety equipment.
If you have sustained an injury as the result of an accident on a building site you could claim compensation for your
construction injury. Due to the demanding nature of jobs on building sites, accidents in construction can often leave you
unable to work so you can also claim for loss of earnings and any additional expenses you have incurred as a result of your
Building Site Accidents
Our solicitors are experienced in dealing with claims after building site accidents
Our solicitors regularly deal with construction accident compensation claims and have an excellent success rate. Fill in the form on the right of this page to see how much compensation you could claim for your injury.
By UK Law all employers, including those in construction, should have insurance to cover their business against the effects of accidents. When you make a claim for compensation it is your employers insurance policy that pays your compensation, not your employer directly.
Common Causes of Construction Accidents
Some of the most common construction accidents and injuries include:
- Injuries as a result of poorly maintained or faulty machinery
- Scaffolding accidents, including falls and injuries due to unsafe scaffolding
- Other building site falls from roofs
- Electric shocks due to poor workmanship or faulty equipment
- Lifting injuries
- Exposure to dangerous materials
- Falling building materials
- Power Tools Accidents
- Crane Accidents
- JCB & Plant Machinery Accidents