Cranes are widely used on construction sites and when crane accidents happen, they cause widespread damage and can result in serious injury and death.
If you are injured at work you may be able to make a compensation claim. You can make a compensation claim if your injury was caused by the negligence of a colleague. You will be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay. Your right to sick pay should be in your employment contract or your terms and conditions of employment.
Do not accept compensation from an insurance company acting for your employer without taking legal advice. You may find that you have settled for less than you are actually entitled to. You will need to prove that your injury, occupational illness or disease was caused by the negligence of your employer.
You start your claim using the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims. You must;
HSE – RIDDOR
Citizens Advice – If you’re injured because of an accident at work
GOV.UK – Benefits
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