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Vehicle Fall Claims

Vehicle Fall Claims

Whilst the Government has set specific targets for the reduction of work accidents involving falls from vehicles, this type of injury still accounts for a significant percentage of work related accidents and injuries.

If you have suffered an injury as the result of a fall from a vehicle, and the fall itself was the result of the negligence of a superior or fellow employee, it is highly likely you will be able to make a claim.

Am I Eligible to Claim Compensation?

There are a series of strict health and safety rules governing the use of vehicles at work. By not adhering to these rules, your employer may be liable. Health and safety rules regarding the use of vehicles in the workplace state that:

  • Work vehicles should have good visibility, and should also have external side mirrors, reversing alarms or other vision aids such as CCTV.
  • Vehicles should be provided with horns, lights, reflectors and all other necessary safety features.
  • Vehicles must be regularly serviced and repaired.
  • Work vehicles should have seats and seatbelts wherever possible.
  • Any surfaces on which people walk whilst on the vehicle should be slip resistant.
  • Drivers should be protected from injury, in the event of the vehicle overturning.

If you are unsure whether your employer violated health and safety legislation, contact the work accident solicitors at Farleys to discuss the details of your vehicle fall accident.

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Take our free assessment to find out if you have a vehicle fall claim, or call us on 01254606008.

Falls from Vehicles: Making a Claim

Our experienced team of work accident solicitors will help you establish who is to blame for your fall from a work vehicle, prepare a case and provide any legal advice and guidance you require throughout the course of your claim.

We understand that making a claim for an accident at work can be intimidating, particularly if you are claiming against your employer, supervisor or a fellow employee. Our solicitors can also provide you with employment law advice, ensuring you are protected from any work related repercussions and thus enabling you to claim the financial compensation you deserve.

If you would like to speak to a work accident lawyer following a fall from a work vehicle, contact the team at Farleys. As one of the North West’s foremost specialists in personal injury and accident at work claims, we can help you claim the maximum amount of financial compensation for your injuries.

Contact a Specialist in Personal Injury Claims

Call 01254606008 or email us, and an experienced solicitor will get back to you to discuss your claim.

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