Claiming compensation against negligent construction site workers

Working on a construction site can be one of the most dangerous jobs in the world as there are a number of potential hazards which can result in you becoming seriously injured or worse. For this reason, it is important that you have a team of co-workers that are sensible and can help prevent any incidents from occurring. If however you have been injured in the workplace and this was a direct result of a colleague’s negligence then you could be entitled to receive a huge pay-out if you can prove negligence has taken place. The workplace can be a dangerous environment regardless of what industry you are based in and if you have been injured you shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences in silence.

What situations might I be eligible to claim?

If you have been left with injuries on a construction site as a result of a co-workers negligence then you could look to make a claim for compensation. Some instances where you could be eligible include:

·         Claims if you have been left permanently disabled

·         Claims if you are required to use a walking aid or wheelchair

·         Claims if you have been injured as a result of a co-worker’s negligence

·         Claims if a co-worker doesn’t have appropriate training.

Who could be at fault for your claim?

If you have suffered an injury while on a construction site which was a result of a negligent co-worker, then you could look to claim against them for damages. You may also be entitled to claim against your employer as they are responsible for staff and ensuring that they have appropriate credentials. If you believe that the appropriate health and safety measures were not followed and you have suffered as a result, then you could recoup any damages with a successful claim. There are a number of life threatening dangers on a construction site so making a claim could be the best way of getting you back on your feet.

Can Manners Pimblett assist with my claims?

When it comes to making a claim for compensation for cases such as this it is important that you are able to prove yourself in court, which can be a struggle in itself. For this reason it is advised that you seek out the help of professionals and here at Manners Pimblett we have some of the most experienced advisors around who will be able to get you the result you want. We have some of the best legal minds in the industry all working towards ensuring you get the of compensation you are entitled to. So if you are interested in what the team here at Manners Pimblett can do for you, simply get in touch with one of our advisors today on 0845 072 0772.


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