Minor Injury on a Construction Site

I was involved in an accident at work where I fell on broken glass resulting in lacerations to my arms, the injury was not that serious in the end. Would it be worthwhile making a claim for a minor injury on a construction site?

To determine whether it is worth your while pursuing a claim for a minor injury on a construction site, it is advised that you speak with a personal injury solicitor as they will be able to evaluate your claim based on the circumstances surrounding your injury and advise if it is worth your while pursuing compensation.

It is imperative you seek professional medical care for your injury if you have not done so already as you could jeopardise your claim for a minor injury on a construction site by failing to do so. The negligent party’s insurers could trivialise your injury by alleging it was not serious enough to warrant a trip to your GP or Accident and Emergency.

Of course you may have incurred expenses in seeking treatment for the lacerations, therefore along with compensation for pain and suffering you may be entitled to recover your expenses through special damages awarded in your claim. ‘Special Damages’ are intended to return your financial to what it was before the accident therefore you may be able to recoup any loss of earnings for time absent from work along with your medical expenses.

You may believe your claim for a minor injury on a construction site to be trivial but personal injury solcitors deal with big and small claims all the time. Many in the UK also offer a free consultation service for personal injury claims therefore you are under no financial obligation to them by having your claim evaluated.


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