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Building Site Accident Claims, Scotland

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Construction is one of the most dangerous industries you can work in.

There are more than 20,000 accidents on UK construction sites each year. While many of these may be dismissed because injuries are minor, they should still result in building site accident claims.

This would force lessons to be learned, standards to improve and this alarming amount of accidents to begin to fall.

At Jones Whyte, we understand that claiming against your current employer can be difficult. However, Jones Whyte’s personal injury lawyers have the skills and experience to navigate thorny building site claims.

We will support you every step of the way, whether that involves securing immediate medical care such as physiotherapy or ensuring that you are kept updated on the claim.

Contact Jones Whyte today to begin your building site injury claim.

Making Construction Site Accident Claims

Construction sites, despite rigorous safety measures, can still pose risks that lead to accidents and injuries. If you’ve been involved in a construction site accident, Jones Whyte is here to guide you through the process of making a claim and seeking the compensation you rightfully deserve.

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Understanding Construction Site Accidents

Construction site accidents can range from slips and falls to more severe incidents involving heavy machinery. Regardless of the nature of the accident, understanding your rights and the steps to take following an incident is crucial.

Jones Whyte specialises in handling construction site accident claims, offering expertise to navigate the complexities of these cases.

Expertise in Construction Accident Claims

  • Our legal team possesses in-depth knowledge of construction law, ensuring a thorough understanding of the unique aspects of construction site accident claims.
  • We leverage this expertise to build a robust case tailored to the specific circumstances of your incident.

Comprehensive Investigation into Your Building Site Accident Claim

  • Construction site accidents often require a detailed investigation to determine liability and establish a solid case.
  • Jones Whyte conducts comprehensive investigations, working with industry experts if necessary, to gather evidence supporting your claim.

Representation in Negotiations or Litigation:

  • Whether negotiating with insurance companies or representing you in court, our legal team is equipped to handle all aspects of the claims process.
  • We are committed to securing the compensation needed for medical expenses, lost wages, and the impact on your overall quality of life.

Support Throughout the Claim Compensation Process

  • Making a construction site accident claim can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate it alone.
  • Jones Whyte provides support at every stage, keeping you informed, addressing your concerns, and guiding you through the legal process with care and diligence.

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Your Path to Compensation Begins Here

If you’ve experienced a construction site accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to Jones Whyte. Our experienced team is ready to listen, evaluate your case, and advocate for your rights. Your journey to seeking compensation and moving forward starts with Jones Whyte by your side.

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Making a Construction Site Accident Claim

While a building site injury compensation claim may have unique things to consider, the process is roughly the same as any other personal injury claim.

We will begin by taking your statement. This allows us to establish exactly what happened, how your life has been affected and what would be required to put things right.

We then begin the process of gathering evidence. This could include:

  • Witness testimony.
  • Medical reports.
  • Expert testimony.
  • Site CCTV, if available.

At this point, we will inform the other side of the claim, and calculations will begin to figure out an appropriate level of compensation.

Most building site accident claims are settled out of court. In the unlikely event that court action is necessary, you’ll have tough and experienced litigators from Jones Whyte on your side.

If you’ve been injured in construction, make a building site claim today.

Types of Construction Site Injuries

It doesn’t matter how minor you may think your injury is. If you have been injured on a building site as a result of negligence, then you can make a claim.

Building sites are inherently risky places, and the industry doesn’t have a particularly good safety record. Only by making claims for injuries will standards improve.

Some of the most common injuries suffered in building sites are:

  • Head injuries.
  • Spinal cord injuries.
  • Broken bones.
  • Eye injuries.
  • Muscle strains.

Many of these have the potential to be life-changing or even fatal.

Other Personal Injury Claims

The personal injury claims team at Jones Whyte are highly experienced and has handled a wide range of claims. These include:

Whatever the nature of your injury, Jones Whyte can help you secure compensation, access medical care to help your recovery and hold those responsible to account.

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