Injury from Falling Objects Lawyers Glasgow, Edinburgh & Dundee
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a falling object in the workplace, we can help.
Injuries caused by falling objects are common and can cause a broad range of injuries from minor hand and foot injuries, to serious head, brain and spinal injuries, or even death. Injuries caused by falling objects are often some of the most serious and complex cases our lawyers deal with, but we can handle your claim with care and expertise regardless of the circumstances. We have helped thousands of people make claims against their employer following accidents involving falling objects and can help you get the compensation you are entitled to. To discuss the specific circumstances of your case with one of our dedicated experts, call us now on 0800 988 8082 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you right away. We look forward to hearing from you.
At Calio Claims our specialists have years of experience in helping people who have suffered an injury as a result of falling objects in the workplace make successful claims against their employers. According to the HSE, accidents in the workplace caused by moving objects account for around 700 reported accidents per year, 100 of which are classed as major injuries and 23 workers were killed during 2017/2018 when struck by a moving object.
Employers have a duty to ensure that risk assessments in work areas have been carried out. This should include assessing the risk of injuries from moving or falling objects, if your employer has failed to meet their legal obligations and you have been injured, we can help you claim the compensation you are entitled to.
We can deal with claims ranging from minor injuries, through to psychological injuries and catastrophic life-changing injuries.
What to do if you have been injured in a workplace accident involving a falling object
If you have been injured as a result of a falling object in your workplace there are steps you can take to ensure that any claim you make has the best chance of success including:
- Obtaining the name and contact details of any witnesses to your accident
- Ensuring the incident is correctly reported in your employers’ accident book
- Retaining evidence such as damaged items, receipts for treatment or travel expenses
Injured by a falling object in the workplace? Contact our Solicitors today
If you have been injured by a falling object in your place of work and would like to claim compensation for your loss, contact our specialist personal injury team today. Our accidents at work team are spread across our offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee , with our Dundee team covering Aberdeen and the North of Scotland. Our solicitors will be happy to discuss your claim with you and will explain clearly and concisely how we can best proceed. We will be upfront about how likely your claim is to succeed, any costs involved, how much you might be able to claim and also whether we can offer to work on a no-win, no-fee basis.