We can help you if you have been hurt whilst working on a building site, or in any scenario in the construction industry. Our no win no fee* solicitors act in the strictest confidence so call today for a free phone consultation to find out what your options are and how much compensation you could be due for a personal injury claim.
Building Site Accident Claims in Leicester
Construction workers and those working on building sites make up less than 10% of workers in the UK, but worryingly they account for nearly a quarter of fatal accidents. Evidently your type of work is high-risk, and accidents are far more common than in other walks of working life.
At Personal Injury Solicitors of Leicester we understand the risks you face, but also understand the sensitive nature of being involved in litigation of this sort. That’s why we take every step to ensure that your construction site injury claim is handled with sensitivity and speed so you can get the justice you deserve, plus keep your career on track.
Don’t Worry About Making a Claim
Before you start, please be aware that taking legal action and making a personal injury claim against your employer or boss shouldn’t be something to worry about. All construction firms in Leicestershire are required by law to have insurance policies for this type of event. That means that any personal injury compensation you win will not come out of the pockets of your bosses.
Your Employer Cannot Discriminate
It’s also illegal for businesses to discriminate against workers who have brought building site claims against them – so with that in mind, what do you need to do next?
It’s simple. Call us today and talk to a specialist. We will gather some information from you and then quickly tell you whether or not you can claim compensation. If you are eligible you will be assigned a personal injury lawyer who is a specialist in working on construction accident compensation claims.
Types of Workers We Can Help
We have expert lawyers for all forms of work-based injury claims, but when it comes to construction we are dealing with a very specialist group of employees. The construction industry employees many people in Leicester, and the types of employees that we can assist and have done in the past include:
Construction Accident Claims in Leicester – Scenarios
Working on building sites is hard work. It can be a dangerous environment. The types of injury compensation cases that we can deal with do vary wildly, but most typical scenario include examples including the following:
- Electric shocks
- Falling into holes
- Objects falling
- Cuts, breaks, fractures
- Manual handling and lifting injuries
- Head injuries
- Stress at work claims
- Defective and fault equipment
- Falls from scaffolding and ladders
- Slips, trips, and falls on building sites
- Chemical burns or inhalation
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI) and vibration finger
- Fatal injury and death
There are so many potential dangers that our solicitors have dealt with across the UK that it’s impossible to list them all here. We’ve spoken to demolition workers, drivers, digger operators, gas workers, maintenance workers and more – all of whom choose us because we always pursue the maximum compensation amounts for our clients.
Are You Entitled to Construction Accident Compensation?
Call us and benefit from a free consultation. If you believe that you were injured or hurt due to circumstances resulting from third party negligence then it’s likely that you can claim in Leicestershire.
It could have been the fault of a co-worker, your employer, the council, a business, a construction firm, a member of the public, or a contractor. Regardless, we will look into the circumstances and then advise you on the next steps to take with the support of one of our lawyers.
We only take on compensation claim cases where we believe we have a high chance of success, and the no win no fee* agreement gives the peace of mind of you not having to spend on expensive solicitors.
* Other fees could be payable.