If you have been injured in a construction accident, contact Lloyd Donnelly NOW on 02082077358. You’ll get to speak to one of our Directors and get direct, sympathetic advice from an experienced personal injury lawyer
Whilst a relatively small proportion of the workforce are involved in construction work, the incidence of accidents in this industry is far higher than in others. If you have been injured at work and feel you may have a claim, call us now.
Construction Accident Compensation Lawyers
Personal injury claims resulting from health and safety breaches in the construction industry require expert advice from experienced personal injury lawyers. Lloyd Donnelly have extensive experience of handling these claims.
Claims for construction accidents can involve more than one party. For instance, you may be working for a sub-contractor on a site which is controlled by a larger company. In such a case, it is essential to identify who is responsible for the health and safety and which insurer will deal with the accident claim.
There are specific regulations which cover construction including the Work at Height Regulations and the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007. These regulations impose duties on participants in the construction project. These include clients, designers and contractors. The objective of the law in this area is to care for the health and safety of those in the construction industry. Failure to comply with the requirements of the regulations can result in a criminal prosecution as well as a personal injury claim.
Construction Injury Compensation
Defective or improperly used work equipment, such as ladders, often give rise in construction accidents to personal injury claims. Major causes of construction accidents are:
- Ladder Accidents
- Slips, trips and falls
- Injuries while handling, lifting or carrying
- Injuries when struck by moving objections
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If you have had a construction accident Lloyd Donnelly’s personal injury lawyers can help you in identifying the insurance company responsible and recovering proper compensation. Please phone for free advice on 02082077358