Duncan Lewis is a leading firm of personal injury and Legal Aid solicitors and can advise on how to make a no win no fee personal injury claim for roofers injured at work if an employer or other party is liable for the accident.
Construction is one of the riskiest professions and roofers face the risk of accidents and injury as part of their job. Working at height, fragile buildings and the physical toll of the job can all result in accident or injury.
Roofers injured at work as a result of their employer not properly assessing risks – or because of faulty equipment like safety harnesses or scaffolding – can claim for injuries such as:
Claims for accidents and injury at work compensation fall under the area of law known as personal injury.
Personal injury claimants usually have three years from the date of the injury to make a claim for accident and injury at work compensation.
Claims can sometimes be made outside the three-year limitation period, however.
Because of the limitation period for personal injury claims, it is important to seek legal advice from Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors as soon as possible if you are a roofer and have been injured in a work accident.
Family members can call Duncan Lewis for advice on making a claim if a loved one working as a roofer has been injured and is still recovering in hospital.
Compensation for Roofers injured at Work includes:
Employers have a legal duty to ensure safe working practices – and should carry out regular health and safety checks to make sure work premises or sites are properly managed and maintained, equipment is fit for purpose – and staff are properly trained and supervised.
Employees must also follow good working practices and report any lapses in health and safety to employers or line managers.
However, it is your employer’s insurer who will settle any claim for accident or injury at work as a roofer – or the insurer of whoever is liable for the injury.
Your Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitor will keep you fully informed at all stages of the case.
Most claims for roofers injured at work are settled out-of-court – Duncan Lewis personal injury lawyers negotiate hard to get the best settlement for you.
But if a court hearing is necessary, Duncan Lewis instructs leading barristers who specialise in personal injury and construction industry claims, to make sure you have the best legal representation possible.
Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors have a successful track record in accident and injury at work claims.
Contact Duncan Lewis for free advice on making a claim for roofer’s work injury compensation by calling 020 7923 4020.