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.
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.