Factories and warehouses can be dangerous places if they are not appropriately organised and kept safe. Despite best efforts and procedures, there are often breaches of these regulations which can lead to accidents occurring.

One such example can be forklift truck incidents, leading to crushing injuries, broken bones, becoming trapped and worse.

In these types of claims it can be difficult to establish who is responsible for the accident, given there are usually different companies working together on site. It may not be an employer responsible for example, but the company that has overall responsibility for the site.

If you have been injured by a forklift truck, it is important that you report your accident to your employer and to the shift manager. Seek medical attention by a First Aider and get medical advice from your GP or local hospital.

If you are considering making a claim you need to get specialist advice from experts in this field. Our specialist Personal Injury Lawyers know how to get you the compensation you deserve if you’ve been injured on a construction site. We have years of experience helping clients following construction site accidents and could help you successfully make a claim.

Making a claim can be distressing time, which is why we handle construction site claims on a No win, No Fee basis. This means that if your claim is not successful, you will have nothing to pay. We want to reassure you that there are no financial risks in making your claim.

Remember, legal proceedings must be initiated within 3 years from the date of your accident. Failure to do this may result in your claim being time-barred and you may not be able to make a claim for compensation.

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For more information on making a claim, call us on 0113 200 9787 or email us at enquiries@oakwoodsolicitors.co.uk.

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