Scaffolding Accident Solicitors - Injury Compensation Claim Lawyers

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Every week in Australia there are over 10 scaffolding accident compensation claims caused by the negligence of an employer or co-worker. Employers and the occupiers of property that is scaffolded are required to provide competent co-workers, adequate materials, safety equipment, protective clothing and a safe system of working in addition to ensuring that any erected scaffolding complies with all safety regulations regarding construction and use. If you need advice from a firm of scaffolding accident solicitors just call the helpline.

Employers Negligence

Scaffolding accident compensation claims usually arise as a result of failure to carry out the most basic safety measures including :-

  • inadequate foundations
  • missing & rotten boards
  • missing base plates
  • excessive width bays
  • improper joints & ledgers
  • inadequate bracing or transoms
  • ladder negligence

Falls from Height

The most common action taken by scaffolding accident solicitors relates to falls from the structure. The most common cause of falls from height on scaffolding relate to collapses and errors :-

  • if base plates are not used settlement may precipitate a collapse
  • insufficient scaffold ties may cause the scaffold to fall from the wall
  • inadequate or unstable decking may shift leaving unguarded spaces
  • missing guard rails & toe boards present opportunities for slips, trips and falls

Scaffolding Accident Solicitors

If you are the innocent victim of an accident or are only partly to blame our scaffolding accident solicitors are able to make a personal injury compensation claim on a no win no fee basis. If you would like advice at no cost just complete the contact form or email our lawyers offices or call the helpline and a scaffolding accident solicitor will telephone to give information on how to protect your legal right to claim compensation with no further obligation.

LAWYER HELPLINE: 1800 339 958

The author of the substantive medical writing on this website is Dr. Christine Traxler MD whose biography can be read here