Construction Site Accidents 2016-10-27T15:37:51+00:00

Construction Accident Claims

According to Health and Safety Executive statistics, construction is a high risk industry. Although it accounts for only 5% of the employees in UK, 27% of fatal injuries and 10% of reported major injuries are suffered by construction site workers. Moreover, approximately 3 700 occupational cancer cases arise each year in UK as a result of past exposures in the construction sector.

Compensation Claims

Even when you’re working on a self-employed basis, if you have been a victim of a construction industry work accident, you may claim compensation from your employer (or another contractor on site) for:

  • Physical pain
  • Disabilities that have affected your quality of life
  • Out-of-pocket costs; Loss of pension
  • Travel expenses related to the injuries
  • Emotional and financial hardships due to loss of work
  • Medical expenses.

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How long do I have to put in a compensation claim?

Usually you have three years to start legal proceedings for personal injury, however in the case of claims related to Asbestos or delayed symptoms f you would have three years from the date the symptoms / causes were identified by a professional.

If in doubt about your right to claim or if a deadline is fast approaching please call us we will be happy to look into your case.

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