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Had and Accident at Work? We are the Experts!

Construction Site Accidents

Accidents on constructions sites can be very serious indeed. The work carried out is very varied and a large number of contractors and engineers can be on site at any one time. Here Injury Lawyers UK Ltd we are experts in the field of Health and Safety at work. We know that the cause of your accident may well not have been as a result of your employers negligence, indeed you may well be self-employed.

Work on construction sites must be undertaken in accordance with various sets of Health & Safety Regulations.

Due to the very hazardous nature of many activities undertaken at work on construction sites it is very easy to see how an accident which causes injury could occur. The working environment on a construction site is reliant on many different tradesmen working all in sometimes confined spaces and upon the construction site. This leads to many different risks which could ultimately cause an accident at work on a construction site.

If you have been involved in an accident on a construction site, here at Injury Lawyers UK we make sure that you are well looked after. As you will know it may be difficult to pin down the correct tradesman or contractor who caused your accident. Whilst your employers always have a responsibility for your safety at work it may be more appropriate to direct your claim to another company, this will not only give you the piece of mind in coming with us, but will not affect any future roles that may be offered to you on construction sites in the future if you are self employed.

Construction site accidents on many occasions cause serious injuries and loss of income. Whether self employed or not our specialist no win no fee solicitors will ensure that your construction site injury claim will be dealt with efficiently and will ensure that everything is done to recover all losses.

Here are some of the things we can recover for you in addition to your injury compensation as a result of your construction site accident:

  • Loss of Earnings both Past and Future
  • Disadvantage on the Labour Market
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Retraining Assistance Post Accident
  • Damaged Work Equipment
  • Loss of Congenial Employment

Loss of Earnings both Past and Future

Construction Site Accident claims often involve many complicated aspects over an above the Construction Site Regulations mentioned above. As a result of an accident at work on a construction site you may find yourself suffering considerable loss of earnings. If you are employed these earnings are easy to prove, however being self employed this is far more difficult. Our No Win No Fee solicitors are experts in dealing with claims arising from work accidents on construction sites therefore know exactly what they need to do to prove your past earnings and future loss of contracts.

Our No Win No Fee Solicitors will provide you with all the necessary advice to ensure that you secure enough evidence relating to future loss of contracts as possible so as to be able to claim the loss accordingly.

Disadvantage on the Labour Market

Due to the serious injuries sometimes suffered as a result of construction site accident many victims find themselves in a position where they are unable to return to work in the same capacity again, whether on a construction site or not. This leaves them at a disadvantage on the labour market. If you have suffered significant injuries as a result of your accident on a construction site and can not return to your previous employment or trade you are entitled to claim compensation for this loss over and above your claim for personal injury. This is even the case if your capacity to work is reduced to a lower level than before your construction site accident.

Rehabilitation Services

Our aim here at Injury Lawyers UK is to get you back to good health as quickly as possible, this reduces the strain on you and your family and can ensure that you can return to working health sooner rather than later after your construction site accident. Given this, once your claim for personal injury is underway we can on most occasions obtain rehabilitation services on your behalf. This would include things like Private MRI Scans, Physiotherapy, Private professional opinions from Independent Experts who would all work together to try and reduce your suffering as a result of your construction site work accident. These are all FREE and you pay nothing for these whether you win or lose your claim for personal injury.

Retraining Post Construction Accident

If your injury as a result of your construction site accident was significant enough to mean that you are unable to return to your previous employment then here at Injury Lawyers UK our No Win No Fee solicitors make every effort to negotiate with your opponents a Retraining Programme which will assist you in gaining employment in a different field. This will help reduce the impact of your construction site accident and help you return to normal living as soon as possible.

Damaged Work Equipment

If as a result of your construction site accident your tools or personal equipment was damaged we can ensure that our no win no fee solicitors can make a claim for you to replace these items or seek a contribution to the replacement costs. If you are able to produce receipts or proof of purchase for the items generally every effort is made to recover the costs in full.

Loss of Congenial Employment

Most tradesmen working on construction sites have all chosen their careers and work very hard at obtaining the appropriate qualifications and training as well as the appropriate experience in their field. To lose all of this as a result of injuries suffered at work on a construction site or elsewhere can be a very scary and frustrating situation. As part of a claim for Personal Injury our no win no fee specialist solicitors will ensure that if you are unable to return to your trade after all efforts are made in relation to rehabilitation then you are entitled to make a claim for compensation as a result of the Loss of Congenial Employment, i.e. the inability to work in your chosen and expert field.

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