Trench Collapse Injury Compensation Claim Information

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places in the UK. Almost every single day, a worker is injured in a UK construction site. One of the most dangerous kinds of accidents is a trench collapse injury. These problems can cause a wide range of issues and health concerns for all kinds of workers. If you’ve been involved in any kind of accident at work, you need to get in touch with the expert team at Tylers Solicitors today.

How do Trench Collapse Injury claims happen?

When a trench collapses, it can happen extremely quickly. The weight of the displaced earth or material will create a very heavy load which can cause serious damage to any equipment it lands on. In the worst cases, the trench can collapse while there is someone working within the trench itself. An injury resulting from a collapsed trench can be extremely serious and cause long-term injuries and disability.

Can I make a Trench Collapse Injury claim?

If you’ve suffered any kind of collapsed trench injury, or if a loved one has died following an accident at work, get in touch with our team today. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can deliver a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation that you are entitled to.

How Much Compensation Could I Get for My Trench Collapse Injury in the UK?

The level of compensation that you receive following any kind of trench collapse injury will depend on the severity of your injuries. The more serious your injuries, the more compensation that you are likely to receive. If you’ve been unfortunate enough to suffer a serious disability or health concern, then this compensation could be essential. You could use the money you receive to pay your bills while you’re unable to work, adjust your property or pay for any outstanding medical bills.

Can Workers Die Following a Trench Collapse?

It is possible for workers to die following the collapse of a trench. The weight of collapsed soil/equipment can be life threatening. If you lost a loved one following a trench collapse, you may be able to claim for wrongful death.

Trench Collapse Injury Compensation Amounts

If you have had an accident where a trench has collapsed and want to know the average amount of compensation you can claim, use our quick compensation calculator below to calculate the average compensation you will receive.

Back and Shoulder Injuries
If you have suffered any back or shoulder injuries due to a trench collapsing that wasn’t your fault, which result in short or long term effects, then you will be able to make a claim
£6,000 to £122,350
Leg and Arm Injuries
If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from short or long term injuries due to a collapsed trench, you will be able to claim compensation.
£4,000 to £48,300
Crushing Injuries Requiring Amputation or Permanent Immobility
Depending on the type of material that falls on you, you might suffer serious injuries to your limbs. In the worst cases, this can lead to permanent injury and damages requiring amputation. Then you will be able to make a claim.
£76,650 to £239,140
Wrongful Death
If the injuries are so serious that they lead to wrongful death, you may be able to claim on your loved one’s behalf.
Up to £300,000

Frequently Asked Questions

How Common Are Worker Deaths Due to Trench Collapses?

Dozens of workers die every year following a trench collapse. This is normally due to suffocation/asphyxiation in the trench, or injuries sustained by the soil weight. If a wrongful death has occurred, you need to pursue the compensation and justice you deserve.

No win, no fee Trench Collapse Injury claims solicitors.

Tylers Solicitors are no win, no fee Trench Collapse Injury claim solicitors, which means if you lose your case, you do not pay us a fee.

Why choose Tylers Solicitors to start your compensation claim?

Tylers Solicitors will always strive to get you the maximum compensation amount possible for the No win, no fee Trench Collapse Injury. you have suffered after your accident at, along with any loss of earnings and medical costs incurred.

We also value the solicitor/client relationship very highly throughout the claims process and believe that communication is the key to a successful compensation claim.

What Kinds of Collapsed Trench Injuries Can I Claim Compensation For?

No matter what kind of injury you or your loved one has sustained, you may still be able to claim compensation. So long as the injury wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation for any kind of workplace injury. Collapsed trench injuries can be extremely serious and cause long-term problems of all kinds.

Need more information? Don’t worry, our expert claims solicitors will advise you along the way

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