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Building and Construction Site Accident Claims
If you have sustained an injury that was caused by someone else’s negligence while working on a building or construction site, JMW Solicitors can help you to claim the compensation you deserve. Our legal experts have helped many labourers, builders and construction professionals through the legal process, meaning we are well placed to assist you.
We have the knowledge and expertise required to secure the maximum possible compensation if you have been injured while working on a building site. We will handle your case sensitively and efficiently, allowing you to focus on your recovery.
If you have been injured while working on a construction site, contact us today on 0800 054 6570 to get your claim underway, or fill in our online enquiry form and let us know a suitable time to get in touch with you.
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How JMW Can Help
Our experienced and knowledgeable solicitors can work on cases involving any type of construction site accident. Compensation secured will help to cover medical costs, loss of earnings and any other expenses you have incurred as a result of your injury.
We will do our utmost to secure the maximum amount of compensation for you at this stressful time of your life.
The most common types of building site accidents that we have dealt with involve:
- Slips and trips on uneven surfaces
- Poorly maintained machinery
- Falling debris, tools and equipment
- Falls from height, such as falling from scaffolding
- Inadequate training and a lack of supervision
- Lifting and manual handling
If your accident does not fit into any of the categories above, but it occurred within the last three years and was caused due to somebody else’s negligence, contact JMW Solicitors to make a claim.
An Employer’s Responsibility
Your employer has a duty of care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to avoid accidents at work. These steps include:
- The provision of appropriate personal protective clothing
- Ensuring all employees are properly trained and supervised
- Placing safety barriers in appropriate areas, e.g. when working at height
- Displaying warning signs in hazardous areas
- Keeping the workplace clean and tidy
If your employer has breached their duty of care and this resulted in an injury on a building or construction site, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Mr C was driving a heavy vehicle when it went over a hole, causing him to suffer back pain.
Mr C, a salesman at a timber merchant's, suffered a slipped disc on two occasions whilst undertaking manual labour at his workplace.
Mr T was working as a lifeguard at his local leisure centre when a colleague hit him near his left eye with a rescue pole. He decided to make a claim and was put in touch with JMW Solicitors.
Mr B sustained burns to his right ankle and foot after a bottle of 70% sulphuric acid drain cleaner fell on him at his workplace.
Mr F, a yardsman, was injured when re-loading a large tree stump into a skip on the site of the recycling plant at which he worked, causing a crushing injury.
Mrs P, a support worker, was working with a service user at a facility for mentally disabled adults. She was attacked by a service user at the facility, who strangled her, causing damage to her vocal cords and exacerbated a pre-existing vocal condition.
Mr V injured his knee while working in a bar. He decided to make a claim to settle the case and was put in touch with JMW Solicitors.
Miss C made a claim against her employers after falling from an unsuitable ladder at work. She got in touch with JMW Solicitors to handle her claim.
Mr M suffered burns after cleaning out a chemical tank