Crane Accident Compensation Claims
Cranes are essential to many construction projects, enabling materials to be lifted, moved and lowered with ease. However, when handled improperly or poorly maintained, cranes can be extremely dangerous. A wide range of severe or even fatal injuries can occur as a result of a crane accident.
A crane accident is any kind of accident at work, or in the local vicinity, involving an industrial crane. Cranes can come in a wide range of styles and sizes, all of which can be extremely dangerous when used incorrectly. In most cases, a crane accident will be due to the company or operator neglecting to show due care and attention.
Since the year 2000, there have been a total five major incidents involving crane tower collapses on construction sites in the UK.
If you have sustained an crane injury in the last three years, as a result of a crane accident, you could be owed compensation. To ensure you have the best chance of securing a payout, you should hire a trusted solicitor to pursue the claim on your behalf. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we have a specialised team of solicitors who have helped many people affected by crane injuries secure compensation.
To find out more, please contact our team on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively, fill out the Online Contact Form below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
What is a Crane Injury?
A crane injury could involve the crane itself falling over during operation. There is also the risk of poor operation causing injuries to workers and passers-by. If this lifting equipment is forced to move too great weight, or if the materials haven’t been attached correctly, it can lead to serious injuries. In addition to personal injury, there is also the risk of property damage which can be a major concern.
Over the years, the personal injury lawyers at Tylers Solicitors have worked with all kinds of claims. Thanks to our no-win, no-fee legal service, you’ll be able to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. In addition to physical injuries, crane incidents can cause a range of mental problems, including anxiety, which can be life-altering. The compensation that you receive following a crane accident will be dependent on the suffering that you have undergone.
How Much Compensation Could I Receive Following a Crane Accident Personal Injury Claim?
The level of compensation that you will receive following a crane accident will depend on the severity of your injuries. Whatever kind of injuries you’ve suffered, get in touch with the experienced team at Tylers Solicitors today. Over the years, our team of legal experts have helped all kinds of people to get the compensation they are entitled to. Whether you’ve suffered an injury at work, or you’ve been injured due to a nearby construction site, get in touch with our experienced team today.
Any kind of crane injury can be life-altering. In many cases, these injuries can result in long-term disability, which makes you unable to work. These injuries can also prevent you from enjoying social event. In the worst cases, these incidents can even result in deaths. As such, it is important that you get the compensation and justice that you are entitled to.
Thanks to the team at Tylers Solicitors, you’ll be able to make a no-win, no-fee compensation claim. Our legal team will help you to get the justice and the money you need to move on with your life. Whether someone you know has died, or you’ve suffered serious injuries, get in touch with our team today.
What are the Common Causes of Crane Incidents?
Accidents at work involving cranes can be caused by a variety of different issues. Some will be due to human error, whereas some are due to mechanical failures or weather conditions. Here are some of the most common causes of crane accidents:
- Crane imbalance.
- Toppling (due to an operator error).
- Dropping heavy items/materials.
- Making contact with live power lines.
- Accidents involving the swinging hook component.
In the majority of instances, crane incidents occur as a result of human negligence. There are stringent rules and regulations in place to eliminate the risk of accidents such as those lifted above from occurring.
Regardless of how you sustained your injuries, if you’ve experienced a crane accident in the past three years, you could be entitled to compensation. Our experienced solicitors can help you to claim the compensation you deserve.
Call us on 0800 699 0079 today to learn more.
Can Mechanical Faults Cause Crane Collapses?
Mechanical faults are another common causes of crane incidents. Loose connections, damaged supports and other issues can all cause cranes to fall. They can also cause the crane’s loads to disconnect. Any of these problems can cause serious issues.
How much will it cost to pursue a crane injury claim?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we operate a no-win-no-fee policy, which means if our solicitors are unsuccessful in pursuing your crane injury claim, you won’t need to pay us a penny. However, if we succeed on your behalf, you could benefit from a payout to compensate for any injury, distress or loss of earnings incurred as a result of your crane injury.
Even if you are uncertain whether you have a valid claim, it’s still worth consulting with our experts. We have won numerous crane injury cases on behalf of our clients and could do the same for you.
Crane Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered a crane injury at work then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the extent of the injury, and the impact (or potential impact) it can have on your life. If you’re wanting to know how much money you could be entitled to, then use Tylers’ simple crane injury compensation calculator below!
Minor to Serious Head Injuries Compensation Amounts
These may be head injuries relating to crane accidents with no or limited long-term damage. If you have been a victim of a workplace crane accident, get in touch with Tylers today to find out how much you could be owed.
£3,000 to £40,000
Minor to Serious Psychological Injury Compensation Amounts
These may be injuries leading to psychological issues or brain damage as a result of your crane injury.
£4,760 to £16,720
Limb Injury Compensation Amounts
If you have suffered damage to limbs without losing function or with only minor function loss then get in touch with us today and our team will be ready to assess your case, with care and compassion.
£2,000 to £20,000
Loss of Limbs Compensation Amounts
If you have lost a limb following a crane accident or you’ve needed to undergo amputation either due to crushing or deep lacerations, it’s likely that you are entitled compensation.
£80,000 to £300,000
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I Choose Tylers’ No-Win, No-Fee Solicitors to Handle My Crane Compensation Claim?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced legal team can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services. So long as you have a viable case, our personal injury solicitors can take on the UK’s biggest employers. We can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Whatever kind of injuries you’ve suffered, our experienced team are here for you.
For more information on our accident at work and personal injury compensation claims, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today. You can reach our team of legal specialists today by calling us on 0800 699 0079. You can also choose to send any enquiries through our simple online contact form and we promise to get back to you as soon as we can.
What Kinds of Crane Accidents Can I Claim For?
Here in the UK, you can make crane accident and accident at work claims for a complete range of health issues. Whatever kind of injury you’ve suffered, or if a loved one has died, you will be able to claim against the party responsible. Failing to operate any lifting equipment with due care and attention is extremely irresponsible. Whatever kind of crane injury you’ve suffered, the Tylers team of no-win, no-fee specialists can help you to get the compensation you are entitled to.
What are the Most Common Kinds of Crane Accidents?
There are different kinds of crane incidents which can occur in UK work sites. Some of the most common accidents are caused by:
- Erection and Dismantling.
- Climbing Cranes Unsafely.
- Accidents During Operation.
- Accidents Relating to Operator Error.
- Adverse Weather Conditions and Mother Nature.
Who Is Responsible for Crane Accidents?
In most cases, the company in charge of the work site will be responsible for crane incidents. Whether you’re an employee of the work site or you’ve been injured by the crane, you will be able to claim for compensation from the company responsible.
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