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Builders Accident Claims

If you’re a builder and you’ve been involved in an accident that was not your fault and suffered an injury as a result, our expert solicitors could help you make a claim for compensation. The personal injury team at Aequitas Legal is dedicated to helping you by providing quality legal advice and guidance that will see you get the justice you deserve.

To make an enquiry, contact us today by calling 0161 358 0800. Alternatively, fill in the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly.

About accidents involving builders

Builders work in various locations and each site comes with its own hazards. However, there are a number of common causes that frequently appear in this type of claim, including:
Being stuck by a falling object

  • Faulty equipment
  • Falling from height
  • Lack of training
  • Site traffic
  • Trips, slips and falls
  • Untidy work environments

Injuries caused as a result of these accidents vary in severity, from cuts and bruises to broken bones and serious head injuries and, in some cases, they can prove fatal. An injury can leave a builder unable to work, making payment for treatments – or anything else that will assist your recovery – very difficult. This is why it’s important you get in touch with a solicitor as soon as possible.

Who is responsible?

There are various parties responsible for certain aspects of any construction or building site. Our solicitors will help to identify the right people responsible for your accident, and determine whether they have failed to create a safe working environment, which may include not undertaking regular risk assessments to reduce hazards.
If you’re a self-employed builder, it is not always assumed that you are responsible for your own safety, as many labourers can be hired to carry out working on a building project. In these instances, your safety is the responsibility of the site contactor, as it is their responsibility to ensure all employees and visitors are kept from harm.

Making a claim for compensation

If you believe your accident was caused by somebody else’s negligence, your first port of call should be contacting a personal injury solicitor as soon as possible because there are time limits on when you can make a claim. All injury claims have a time limit of three years, however, when this period begins depends on when you realised your injury was caused.

For injuries that are apparent immediately after an accident, the time limit starts from this point, but for injuries that do not present symptoms straight away, your three-year deadline begins from the date you realised it was caused by an incident at your place of work.

Why choose Aequitas Legal?

We are dedicated to providing a service tailored to your needs. This includes a promise that we’ll provide comprehensive advice as and when you require it, will keep you informed of the progress of your claim and will make sure the process is as quick and easy as possible, enabling you to focus on recovering from your injury.

How we have helped others

To read about how we have helped other injured builders, please take a look at our case studies.

Start your claim today

If you’re a builder who has been injured in an accident that was not your fault, get in touch with us today. Simply call Aequitas Legal on 0161 358 0800 or let us know you’d like to hear from us by filling in the contact form on this page.

Call us for reliable, accessible and friendly advice:

0161 358 0800

1 year ago

"A star in the making"

I’d just like to give a very positive feedback to Ansa Rashid took on my case & finally got things moving. Before that I had Susan Mason who never answered my calls or emails & the case was ongoing still 3 years on. Ansa took over, got things moving & even through her busy day rang me mostly every week, sometimes on the phone an hour or so. I can not fault this woman she is amazing at her job. Very professional, caring, trustworthy & motivational. Plenty of times I wanted to to throw the towel in but she just wouldn’t let me give up. The case took 4 years in the end & even though we didn’t win I’d still recommend her to everyone. Thank you Ansa you are a star In the making

Lisa Jayne Hinds

1 year ago

" ‘in-Case’ app makes things so simple"

I was involved in an accident which was not my fault, and was recommended to use Aequitas Legal. From the start, the whole journey with the team was both efficient, professional and sophisticated, with everyone essentially making the process so easy. Their ‘in-Case’ App made simple things like documents and letters so accessible, and meant I could access any import documents at anytime in seconds. I first spoke to Sucheet, who was the gentleman in charge of the company, who explained how everything would work, and pointed me in the direction of Connor, who would be my main liaison during the case. Together, they both ensured I was given the best advice, and seamlessly helped me through the case, which was concluded with a positive outcome! I could not recommend this company more, and will always be my go-to firm.

Jay Amin

2 years ago

"Amazing determination"

I was amazed on how determined the team were in seeing my case through. If you are looking for a reliable, easy and transparent team to handle your case, here they are. I would like to thank Somia who I believe either led or coordinated my case for doing a fantastic job in both seeing the case through and communication.

Bethel Osuagwu

1 year ago

"Reassuring help throughout our case"

The team at Aequitas Legal were excellent. They were very responsive to questions with appropriate answers as well as being very supportive. They reassured my husband & I throughout our case & helped to acquire an amazing settlement of our case without having to attend court. I would greatly recommend their services to anybody unreservedly.

Sharon Cooper

1 year ago

"Professional, friendly and happy to explain everything simply"

Highly recommend Aequitas who have recently dealt with my successful case. Special thanks to James Sloane who made the process much easier ; very professional, friendly and happy to explain everything simply. Also very encouraging and supportive with regular updates as well as spot on with getting paperwork and documents organised.
For someone like myself who has never been involved in a legal process I'm delighted with how my case was handled with this company.

Wendy Hindley

2 years ago

"A deserved 5 Stars!"

Fantastic service from Ansa. Shes worked hard on my case and kept me up to date and well informed on everything that was happening. Pleasure to deal with. She deserves the 5stars!

Rachel Williams

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