Forklift Truck Accident Claims 2016-10-27T15:38:32+00:00

Forklift Truck Accident Claims & Injury Compensation

According to Health and Safety Executive reports, forklift trucks are the most common cause of workplace transport accidents in UK, accounting for 24% of such accidents. In general, the larger the vehicle, the higher the chance that severe injuries would result from an accident.

Driving a fork lift truck is a high-risk task which requires sector-specific skills, supervision and the right amount of training.

Types of Forklift Truck Accidents

The main circumstances of forklift trucks accidents might include any of the following:

  • Forklift truck collisions with passers, objects or other vehicles
  • Loads falling off a forklift onto passer
  • Forklifts pinning someone between the truck and the floor or wall
  • The forklift truck itself landing on a worker or a pedestrian.


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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