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The risk of falls from height at work is significant but essential to getting a job done. From those working in construction and operating heavy machinery such as cranes, to scaffolders and roofers, the risks of a catastrophic fall are all-too real. Such incidents can cause serious injuries to employees, leaving significant financial burdens.
Falls from height are entirely preventable if proper measures are taken by employers’. Sadly some employers do not protect their employees as they should, which can result in devastating accidents at work. Our Accident at Work Solicitors are specialists in obtaining compensation from negligent employers in these circumstances.
Falls From Height Regulations
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 are intended to provide a degree of protection to anyone that has to scale significant heights are part of their employment. It also ensures that employers take practical measures to uphold the highest levels of safety in order to protect their employees.
If your employer has failed to safeguard you, resulting in an Accident at Work injury, they are likely to be in breach of these regulations.
Falls from height and compensation
Our Accident at Work Solicitors are experts in compensation claims following a fall from height at work. If you’ve fallen from height at work and suffered a significant injury, being able to return to work or even find alternative employment can prove difficult. Therefore, getting the compensation you deserve could well prove invaluable to you and your loved ones.
Some of the most common claims we see from those suffering a fall from work include:
– Falling from ladders
– Falling from machinery
– Falling from roofs
– Falling from scaffolding
Can I make a Claim for a Fall From Height?
If you or your loved one has suffered an injury due to an Accident at Work, you can make a claim against the negligent employer.Making an Accident at Work Claim is not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, it is about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
We will be in your corner, fighting your case. Our solicitors will provide you with all the support you need during your claim.
Why you should Make a Claim?
Making an Accident at Work claim for negligence helps to make sure the same mistake doesn’t happen again. It is not uncommon for employer practices and advice to change following an incident like this.If the mistakes that were made are identified and investigated, improvements can be made.
It is also important that you are able to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. At the very least, you may incurred additional expenses and costs for extra care due to the injury. You may have had to take time of work, or give up your job altogether. In these circumstances, it is only fair that you as the victim are able to receive the correct amount of compensation for your suffering.
No Win No Fee Accident at Work Claims
Our Accident at Work solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you in the claim is unsuccessful. You will obtain the maximum compensation available to you.Our solicitors will also discuss any other options that are available regarding you case.
How Much Compensation Will I Get?
The level of compensation for falls from height claims range hugely and depend on the injuries suffered. For example, serious cases are often awarded compensation in the millions of pounds. This reflects the lifelong care that it is need for the victim.
Our solicitors will be able to guide you through the levels of compensation available based on your own circumstances. Contact them today for a Free Case Assessment.
Our Expertise in Accident at Work Claims?
Our Accident at Work claims solicitors have decades of experience in these types of claim. They specialise in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area.
They will provide you with the expert service you expect from your accident at work lawyer. But they are also friendly, approachable and put customer service at the heart of everything they do for their clients.
Contact one of the team today for a Free Claim Assessment.