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Cherry Picker Injury Compensation Claims Information

Cherry pickers are powerful machines commonly used for construction and engineering projects. They are also sometimes used for other tasks that require working at heights, such as painting and decorating, window cleaning or tree surgery.

Anyone tasked with operating cherry picker machinery should have recieved the relevant training to ensure they can do so safely. Cherry pickers allow operatives to reach areas (particular at heights) that would otherwise be inaccessible. With that said, theycan also be extremely dangerous. When faults occur or used improperly, cherry pickers can cause serious or life-changing injuries. 

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we specialise in helping people affected by workplace injuries recieve the compensation they deserve. If you have experienced an injury involving a cherry picker, you could be entitled to compensation. 

 

What types of cherry picker injury can I claim for?

There are a variety of injuries that can be sustained while you are operating or in the vicinity of a cherry picker. If you have been involved in a cherry picker injury that wasn’t your fault, there’s a good chance you’ll be entitled to claim compensation. 

Most cherry picker injury compensation claims involve head injuries or broken bones. These are most often due to falling from a cherry picker while it is extended. However, it is also possible to suffer crushing injuries caused by being impacted by a cherry picker while it was moving, getting trapped in the mechanism of a cherry picker while in operation, or being hit by falling equipment.

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There are a variety of injuries that can be sustained while you are operating or in the vicinity of a cherry picker. If you have been involved in a cherry picker injury that wasn’t your fault, there’s a good chance you’ll be entitled to claim compensation.

Most cherry picker injury compensation claims involve head injuries or broken bones. These are most often due to falling from a cherry picker while it is extended. However, it is also possible to suffer crushing injuries caused by being impacted by a cherry picker while it was moving, getting trapped in the mechanism of a cherry picker while in operation, or being hit by falling equipment.

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    What are the Main Causes of Cherry Picker Injuries in the UK?

    As the primary purpose of cherry pickers is to allow professionals to work at height, the greatest risk of injury is falling. Most cherry picker injuries involving falling from height. However, it is also possible for people on the ground to sustain an injury related to the cherry picker, including crushing injuries, being hit by a moving cherry picker or hit by falling equipment. According to HSE (Health and Safety Executive) data, around 3% of all fatalities on construction sites involve cherry pickers. 

    Some of the reasons an employer could be held responsible for cherry picker injuries include providing insufficient training to those operating the equipment or failing to maintain it within the manufacturer’s guidelines.

    If you are based in the UK and have suffered a cherry picker accident, within the last three years, you could be entitled to compensation. To find out more, please get in touch with our team on 0800 699 0079.

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    Who Is to Blame for My Cherry Picker Injury?

    It can sometimes be difficult to work out who, exactly, is to blame for your cherry picker injury. In most cases, it will come down to your employers who may not have provided training to use the equipment, or neglected to give you the correct health and safety equipment. It is also possible that there are problems with the cherry picker, such as a lack of security measures, broken controls and more. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to understand who is eligible for your cherry picker injury, and whether you’re entitled to claim compensation.

    Why Choose Tylers Solicitors to Represent My Cherry Picker Injury Compensation Claims?

    Here at Tylers Solicitors, we’re proud to offer a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to our clients. We can help you to understand if you have a viable claim and, if you do, we’ll support you all the way through. Our no-win, no-fee team specialist in helping people get the accident at work compensation they need following any kind of cherry picker injury. Whether you were injured by the machinery on the ground, or while working at height, we are here for you.

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    If you’re looking for a trusted, UK provider of no-win, no-fee legal services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today! Our experienced team will work with you to get the maximum amount of compensation you’re entitled to, following any kind of injury that isn’t your fault!

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    Compensation Amounts

    Cherry Picker Injury Compensation Amounts

    As with any kind of personal injury or accident at work, the amount of compensation you could receive depends on the severity and long-term impact of your injuries. Whatever kind of cherry picker injury you suffer, we are here for you. The more serious and long-term your injuries, the more compensation you could be able to claim. Curious about how much cherry picker injury compensation you may be entitled to claim? Use our simple cherry picker injury calculator below, or get in touch with Tylers’ no-win, no-fee team today!

    Head Injury After Falling from Cherry Picker Compensation Amounts

    Head injuries remain the most serious kinds of injuries you can suffer. They can be extremely painful, disorientating and even life-threatening. However, there is also the risk that you’ll be left with serious brain damage, which can have a major impact on your life. Whether you’ve suffered cosmetic facial injuries or life-altering brain damage after working in a cherry picker, we are here for you.

    £1,760 to £354,260

    Crushed by Cherry Picker Compensation Amounts

    There are several kinds of crushing injuries you could suffer when a cherry picker is nearby. In addition to being hit by a cherry picker while it is moving, you can also sustain a crushing injury from being trapped inside the machinery. Whether the machinery comes loose or malfunctions, it is possible that you could suffer crushing injuries to your limbs or elsewhere on your body.

    £2,810 to £129,270

    Falling from Cherry Picker Compensation Amounts

    If you fall from a cherry picker while working at height, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Cherry pickers should all have locked barriers during operation to prevent you from falling. If you fall from height due to a malfunction with the machinery, or due to a lack of health and safety equipment/training, you may be entitled to claim for cherry picker injury compensation.

    Up to £307,000

    Wrongful Death After Falling from Cherry Picker Compensation Amounts

    Although they are rare, it is possible for a worker to die after falling from a cherry picker. If you’ve lost a loved one, such as a parent, child or spouse as a result of falling from a cherry picker, you may be able to claim compensation. If your loved one has suffered a wrongful death due to cherry picker negligence, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today.

    Up to £307,000

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Tylers Solicitors Provide No-Win, No-Fee Cherry Picker Injury Compensation Claims?

    Tylers Solicitors provides a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services. If you’re looking to claim no-win, no-fee accident at work compensation following a cherry picker injury that wasn’t your fault, we are here for you. Thanks to Tylers’ no-win, no-fee legal services, you’ll be able to claim compensation following your cherry picker without having to spend a penny of your own money. For professional cherry picker injury company claims, call Tylers Solicitors today.

    What Safety Equipment Should I Have Been Given Prior to Working on a Cherry Picker?

    Before you work with a cherry picker, you should have been given equipped with a hard hat and high-vis jacket. Depending on your working circumstances and the height of the cherry picker, you may also be equipped with a safety harness, gloves and more. It is also important that you were trained in the cherry picker’s use to prevent accidents from a lack of control.

    How Long Do I Have to Claim No-Win, No-Fee Cherry Picker Injury Compensation?

    As with any kind of accident at work or personal injury, you have up to three years to begin your claim for compensation. After these three years have passed, you’ll no longer be able to claim for your accident at work cherry picker compensation. If you’re not sure whether you’re entitled to claim compensation or not, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today.

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