crane related injuries

Personal Injury Claims due to Crane-Related Accidents

Whether on domestic, commercial, or industrial projects, the safe operation a crane is, like the operation of other heavy machinery, of the utmost importance. That’s not to say that accidents don’t happen. In fact, with the prevalence of crane usage on building project high, it’s not surprising that unfortunate events do occur. And, when they do, the damage can be significant.

At Injury Lawyers UK, we’ve been unfortunate enough to witness the damaging effects of crane-related accidents. That’s why we’re dedicated to supporting those that have suffered such an incident, providing the legal guidance necessary to help a successful personal injury compensation claim. Thanks to our team of personal injury experts, you can pursue your just rewards for any workplace injury sustained during the operation of a crane.

Types of Construction Injury

Working on a building site or industrial area obviously comes with an element of risk. And, while you may be equipped with the best personal protection equipment available, injuries upon your person may still occur. With crane operators – and those in the vicinity – the level of risk is enhanced due to the nature of the machinery being used. For example, some of the most common types of crane-related accidents include:

The crane coming into contact with power lines overhead
Mechanical defects
Errors in the assembly and rigging of the crane
Objects falling from the crane
Collisions with other structures
Collapse of cranes
Inclement weather conditions causing operational issues

With so many crane-related accidents possible, and the level of severity high, it pays for employers to offer a degree of protection and insurance for those working on site. In the event that such an accident occurs and an injury is sustained, it becomes important that you are afforded the compensation you deserve.

Am I eligible to claim compensation for my injuries?

Health and Safety in the workplace, regardless of industry, is essential. Injury Lawyers UK can help pinpoint where responsibility lies in the event of a crane-related accident. It may be due to the contractor or site manager, the crane manufacturer or even others on site. If you’re in the position of suffering personal injury, we will help seek the justice you deserve.

After all, a serious injury sustained on a construction site isn’t just an infringement on your personal safety. You also have the mental trauma to overcome should there be significant hurt caused, the potential loss of earnings through being unable to work while recovering from the injury, and even the difficulty of seeking re-employment which may be limited to the lasting effects of your accident.

We don’t believe in a blame culture when it comes to personal injury, but we do believe in your entitlement to what’s just and what’s fair. In the event of a crane-related accident in the workplace, we want to help seek the compensation you – and your family – deserve.

No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors

Such is our dedication to supporting you through the process of seeking a personal injury claim, we’re proud to work on a no win, no fee basis. What this means is that we’ll provide a fair assessment of your case as early as we can, and will not pursue any claim if we judge it to be unsuccessful. Instead, we will only actively begin litigation if we believe your claim – and the likelihood of success – is beneficial to your needs.

Our no win, no fee promise also means that you will not be susceptible to any additional or unexpected charges throughout the legal process. In fact, there is very little exposure to risk whatsoever. Even in the event that you’re successful in your personal injury claim, you will still receive 100% of the compensation you’re entitled to, with any legal fees being recovered from the other party.

Find out more from Injury Lawyers UK

To find out whether the crane-related accident you may have suffered entitles you to pursue a case for compensation, you can speak to our personal injury experts today by calling 0800 1123 156. We’ll provide a fair and impartial assessment of your situation, as well as answer any questions you may have about your legal rights. Simply get in touch with us today or submit an online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can to discuss your case.

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