JCB Accident Compensation
Any kind of accident at work can be serious. However, the severity is often increased when heavy machinery is involved. Whatever kind of heavy machinery or JCB accident you’ve been involved in, it’s important that you get the compensation you deserve. Any personal injury or accident at work claim needs to be backed up by a professional and experienced legal team. Our solicitors can help you to get the compensation, and the justice, that you need to move on with your life.
The level of compensation that you receive will depend on the severity of your injuries. As most injuries involving heavy machinery, like JCBs, can lead to serious injuries, you need to get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today. Our experienced team have dealt with all manner of personal injury and accident at work claims.
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team of no-win, no-fee accident at work specialists can help you to tackle all kinds of claims. We can help you with all kinds of injury claims, whether you’ve suffered a long-term disability or injuries which you recovered from in a few weeks or months. So long as you have a viable claim, our team will fight to get you the compensation you need. We can work with you to take on former and current employers, and anyone else responsible for your injuries.
What is a JCB Accident?
Injuries from a JCB accident can be caused in any construction site. This kind of heavy machinery can be responsible for all kinds of injuries, this includes long-term injuries. In most cases, these accidents will be due to human error or mechanical faults. Thanks to their hard-wearing and reliable design, most JCBs will be able to offer many, many years of reliable use. However, there are reasons why they could suffer from a mechanical defect.
If you are required to operate, or work near JCBs, then you are vulnerable to an accident. These injuries can cause long-term, serious injuries which can have a major impact on your life. In the worst circumstances, these injuries can even prevent you from working, driving or enjoying social activities.
Over the years, our experienced accident at work team have dealt with all kinds of injuries. Injuries as the result of JCB accidents can be extremely serious. As such, it is important that you get the compensation you are entitled to. This money can help you to keep you comfortable while you recover. Alternatively, it can be used to outfit your home or vehicles to suit your mobility.
Thanks to the no-win, no-fee service that our experienced team of solicitors can deliver, you’ll be able to get the compensation that you’re entitled to.
JCB Accident at Work? Common Questions about Heavy Machinery Accidents:
What Kinds of JCB Can Cause Accidents?
There is a wide range of JCB heavy machinery used in all kinds of construction and excavation sites. This equipment can be the cause of serious accidents. JCB machinery can include:
- Backhoe Loaders.
- Fastrac Agricultural Tractors.
- Access Equipment.
What are JCB Excavators?
JCB Excavators are hard-wearing and resilient pieces of equipment. They are designed to excavate soil and other materials and can be used to lift heavy materials across your worksite. They come in a range of sizes and capacities to suit all projects.
What are JCB Loaders?
JCB Loaders can be used to move and load all kinds of heavy material. Whether they are used for material transport or to load long-distance transport, they are essential pieces of equipment. They are ideal for use in worksites and factory floors.
What are JCB Backhoe Loaders?
JCB Backhoe Loaders are ideal for all kinds of projects on construction sites. Thanks to their versatility, they can be used to load and transfer a range of materials. Backhoe loaders are available in a variety of sizes to suit your needs.
What are JCB Telehandlers?
JCB Telehandlers are small, manoeuvrable cranes which can be used to move heavy materials. They can deliver an excellent lifting capacity and extended reach. This makes them ideal for materials movement across all kinds of worksite, including those with limited access.
What are JCB Fastrac Agricultural Tractors?
JCB Fastrac Agricultural Tractors are versatile tractors which are suitable for all kinds of environments. They are ideal for the quick movement across all kinds of terrain. They offer 360 degree visibility in the surrounding area, allowing you to avoid a JCB accident.
What are JCB Forklifts?
JCB Forklifts can be used to quickly move all kinds of materials across the worksite. These JCB forklifts are ideal for the movement of construction materials, products and waste. They are available in a variety of sizes to suit your worksite.
What is JCB Access Equipment?
JCB access equipment allow you to access out of reach areas. These lifting solutions are available in a range of sizes to facilitate working at height. They can be used in factories and on construction sites to deliver safe working at height.
What are the Most Common Causes of JCB Accidents in the UK?
Any kind of JCB accident can be caused by one, or more, serious factors. Any of these issues can lead to a JCB accident in the workplace. Some of the most common causes include:
- Human Error.
- Machinery Defects.
- Working Beyond Capacity.
What Causes Mechanical Defects in a JCB Accident?
Mechanical defects can be caused by a wide range of issues. Most commonly this is due to wear and tear when combined with inefficient maintenance. Any kind of JCB accident due to mechanical defects can lead to serious injuries.
What Kinds of Injuries are Common following a JCB Accident?
There are all kinds of injuries which can be caused by a heavy machinery accident at work. A JCB accident can cause short and long-term injuries, such as:
- Broken Limbs.
- Brain and Spinal Injuries.
- Falling Objects.
- Backovers and Crushed.
- Falls from Height.
Can JCB Injuries Be Fatal?
In some cases, injuries sustained from a JCB accident can be fatal. If a loved one has suffered a wrongful death following an accident at work, you need to get in touch with the experienced legal team at Tylers Solicitors.
How to Prevent a JCB Accident at Work?
The most effective ways of preventing JCB and heavy machinery accidents are:
- Working with High-Quality, Well-Maintained Machinery.
- Make all Operators and Vehicles Clearly Visible.
- Ensure Comfortable, Clean Access.
- Operator Protection.
- Ensure Clear Lighting.
- Provide In-Depth Training for All Employees and Machinery Operators.
Who is Most at Risk When It Comes to a JCB Accident at Work?
When it comes to a JCB accident at work, it is rarely the operator who is vulnerable to injuries. Instead, workers near the operation are the most at risk. Slingers/Signallers and loaders are often those who suffer injuries.
Who is Responsible for a JCB Accident at Work?
In most cases, the person or company in charge of the worksite will be responsible. Most accidents are caused by negligence – as such, the person in charge will be held responsible. Occasionally, it is possible for the operator to be held responsible.
Am I Eligible to Make a JCB Accident at Work Compensation Claim?
If you’ve suffered any kind of short or long-term injury as the result of a JCB accident at work, then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim. The compensation you receive could help you to move on with your life.
How Much Compensation Could I Receive Following JCB Accident Personal Injury Claims?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team will help you to get the compensation you are entitled to. The amount of compensation that you receive will be dependent on the severity of your injuries. This can take a range of factors into consideration, including initial trauma, recovery time and length of physical impairment. The compensation can also include things like loss of wages, loss of future wages and long-term impacts on your life.
Over the years, our legal experts have worked with all kinds of people. We have represented injured workers, operators and passers-by to help them get the compensation they deserve. If you’ve suffered any kind of accident at work which wasn’t your fault, our no-win, no-fee team are here to help. We can help you to get compensation and justice following any kind of minor or serious injury involving heavy machinery.
Whatever kind of injuries you’ve suffered, it is important that you make a JCB accident compensation claim today. Our no-win, no-fee team of experienced solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you are entitled to.
|Type of Injury Following a JCB Accident||Description||Amount of Compensation|
|Neck and Back Injuries||Neck and back injuries, normally due to crushing, involving any JCB equipment or heavy machinery. Includes minor and serious injuries.||£2,100 to £128,320.|
|Shoulder Injuries||Any kind of shoulder injury as the result of heavy machinery and JCB equipment.||£6,290 to £48,280.|
|Arm Injuries||Minor arm injuries, preventing you from working, driving or socialising. These can be long-term or minor injuries.||£3,185 to £49,350.|
|Injuries Requiring Amputation||Injuries so severe that you require amputation of arms and/or legs.||£76,650 to 239,140.|
What Kinds of JCB Accidents at Work Can I Claim For?
You will be able to claim for any kind of JCB accident at work, so long as it wasn’t your fault. Whether you’ve suffered an injury due to faulty equipment, operator error or lack of training, you’ll be able to make a claim. Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team can deliver a comprehensive range of accident at work and personal injury services to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Thanks to our team of experienced no-win, no-fee solicitors, you’ll be able to make a direct claim for compensation against the person or party responsible. Whether you’ve suffer a short-term or long-term injury, the compensation you receive could be essential. If you’ve suffered any kind of workplace injury that wasn’t your fault, get in touch with our legal experts today.
The professional team at Tylers Solicitors can help you to understand if you have a viable claim. We will help you to get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. We can work with you to make JCB accident at work claims against previous and current employers.
Important Information About JCB Accident Personal Injury Claims in the UK:
- Citizens’ Advice: Accidents at Work
- Health and Safety Executive: Work Equipment and Machinery
- Health and Safety Executive: Training and Competence
For JCB Accident Compensation in the UK, Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors Today
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation you need. Our team of solicitors can deliver a complete range of accident at work and personal injury services to ensure that you get as much compensation as possible. If you have a viable claim, our team will fight to get you the justice that you deserve.
Over the years, our experienced team of solicitors has worked on all kinds of legal claims. We have worked to help all kinds of injured parties to get the compensation they are entitled to. Whether you’ve suffered serious or minor injuries, get in touch with our experienced team today.
For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today. You can reach our legal experts directly by calling us on 0800 699 0079. If you have any questions or concerns, you can send them to our team directly via our simple online contact form.