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Fallen from height at a building site – advice

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If you’ve fallen from height at a building site, you should know that you can be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

This can be a common type of accident when it comes to construction sites injuries. It’s something that the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) is hot on when it comes to fines for employers and companies guilty of regulation breaches.

But fines aside, the victim who has fallen can be entitled to damages for any suffering and loss that has taken place, and here’s how we can help you.

Claiming if you’ve fallen from height at a building site

You can be eligible to make a claim for work accident compensation if you’ve fallen from height at a building site.

Whether you’re directly employed or working as a self-employed contractor, you may be entitled to damages.

Examples of when you can claim include:

  • Unsuitable, unsafe, or a lack of, access to areas at height;
  • Unsecured scaffolding or ladders;
  • A lack of, or inadequate, training in safe working at height practices;
  • A lack of, or inadequate, risk assessments carried out for the site;
  • A lack of equipment like safety harnesses and ropes.

There are, of course, other circumstances where you may be able to claim. The best course of action is to speak to our team for a free and friendly, no-obligation claims assessment.

Serious injury claims

It can be common to suffer serious and catastrophic injuries if you’ve fallen from height at a building site.

As a firm, we specialise in, and focus on, complex and high-value personal injury claims. Having the right lawyer with the right experience can be key to ensuring that you settle a serious injury claim for the best possible amount, and for ensuring you’re looked after along the way.

When it comes to serious injuries, it’s more than just a case. We’re your partner, and our aim is to help you to recover and help you to access the best possible medical experts for report and treatment as well.

Your rehabilitation is an important part of the claims process.

What can you claim for if you’ve fallen from height at a building site?

If you’ve fallen from height at a building site, you can be entitled to claim for:

  • The pain, suffering and loss of amenity caused;
  • Losses and expenses, which can include losses for time off work, private medical care fees, and other associated costs.

We can offer No Win, No Fee representation for work accident claims.

IMPORTANT: advice on this page is intended to be up-to-date for the 'first published date'.

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