How much is your factory accident claim worth?
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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 in making a claim and restoring your peace of mind.
We have the knowledge and expertise required to secure the maximum possible compensation if you have been injured while working on a building site. Our solicitors will handle your claim sensitively and efficiently, allowing you to focus on your recovery. Compensation can make up for losses you've incurred while you have been unable to work, or help you to make adjustments to your lifestyle if your accident was especially severe.
If you have been injured while working on a construction site, contact our solicitors 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.
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:
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.
The amount of compensation you will receive following a building site accident will depend on the type of injury you have suffered and the extent of your injuries. It will also be influenced by the impact of the incident on your life, including any financial losses you've suffered as a result.
The figures below provide a rough guide of how much you might be able to claim for an injury on a building or construction site, based on the Judicial College Injury Tables. For a more accurate calculator of how much you could be able to claim, based on the specifics of your case, get in touch with the team today. We can give you a precise estimate that takes into account all of the details about your injury and circumstances.
|Cuts or abrasions causing scarring||£1,500 - £15,000|
|Breathing in harmful fumes||£4,240 - £10,040|
|Fractures between the elbow and wrist||£5,280 - £15,300|
|Vibration white finger and hand-arm vibration syndrome||£2,390 - £30,630|
|Shoulder injuries||Up to £6,290 - £38,280|
|Knee injuries||£13,000 - £76,690|
|Burns from hot surfaces or chemicals||£1,890 - £83,550 and above|
|Arm injuries||£15,300 - £104,370|
|Leg fractures that include the knee joint||£41,550 - £55,590|
|Deafness or tinnitus||£11,890 - £112,100|
|Damage to the eye(s) from a lack of goggles||£18,880 - £214,520|
|Back and spinal injuries||£1,950 - £322,060|
|Head injuries from falling objects||£1,760 - £322,060|
A financial reward will compensate you for the pain and suffering caused by your injuries, and will also help to support you while you are recovering. Compensation can cover the cost of unexpected medical bills, rehabilitation and any required care from family and friends. In addition, compensation will cover any time you have taken off work due to your injury.
How much is your factory accident claim worth?
Your employer has a duty of care to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to avoid accidents at work. These steps include:
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. It is important to speak to a solicitor as soon as possible after an accident to make sure your claim gets underway quickly, while you focus on your recovery.
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