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Construction & Building Site Accident Claims

Construction & Building Site Accident Claims

Construction and building sites are extremely high risk areas, due to the nature of materials and machinery present which can cause serious injury. Falling material, and faulty electrics, along with other onsite hazards inevitably poses a severe threat to welfare of workers. Last year alone 133 professionals were fatally injured whilst on site.

Although the law requires employers to take the necessary precautions to safeguard the welfare of their employees, a high volume of construction workers are injured each year.

Where your employer has failed to meet the required safety regulations, causing you injury or harm you may be eligible to pursue a personal injury claim. To speak to an experienced solicitor who specialises in construction and building site injury claims contact Farleys on 0333 331 4802, alternatively please complete the online enquiry form.

Building Site Injuries

Due to the dynamic nature of construction sites, workers are vulnerable to sustaining a wide range of injuries, the most common injuries sustained can be broken down into four categories:

  • Falls from a height
  • Contact with moving machinery
  • Falls, slips and trips
  • Handling injuries (RSI)

Statistics released by the HSE revealed that injuries sustained due to a slip, trip, or fall accounted for over a third of employee accidents, causing a loss of 1.9 million working days. For a free online claim assessment please complete the application form below.

Free Online Claim Compensation

Take our free assessment to find out if you have an construction and building site accident claim, or call us on 0333 331 5441.

Pursuing a Construction / Building Site Claim

Although there have been vast improvements in managing the risks posed to construction workers, with organisations actively taking steps to minimise the danger posed by industrial diseases, insufficient training or inadequate standards of safety are largely responsible for the vast majority of on site incidents.

Suffering an accident at work can be devastating, in severe cases causing long term physical and psychological harm to the victim. Here at Farleys our specialist personal injury team will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the maximum compensation helping you to move forward with your life.

If you have suffered an accident at work and wish to pursue a claim it is crucial you contact an experienced solicitor who specialises in what can be a highly complex area of law. Our expert knowledge acting on behalf of clients who have sustained an injury at work allows us to successfully negotiate a settlement reflective of the injuries sustained and any additional costs incurred.

We also specialise in industrial disease claims such as asbestos related where the accident has occurred decades before for further information click here.

Contact a Specialist Personal Injury Solicitor

To begin your claim today call Farleys Solicitors on 0333 331 4802, alternatively please complete the online enquiry form.

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