20th March 2020
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Forklift Trucks are used to carry and transfer materials used at construction sites, warehouses, recycling processes and manufacturing industries. Forklift trucks can cause workplace accidents when they are poorly maintained and/or carelessly driven. You are entitled to recover compensation for your injuries and recover all your losses if you have sustained injuries caused by a forklift truck accident.
We at Clearwater Solicitors are experts in dealing with accidents involving forklift trucks just give us a call at 08000 430 430 and take advantage of our free consultation.
There are different causes of accidents involving forklift trucks (FLTs). Statistics have shown that there are almost 8000 injuries and 10 fatalities that occur annually due to forklift truck. Examples include:-
Forklift truck accidents can be reduced by ensuring safety adequate measures regarding the operation and maintenance of FLT are adhered to. Your employer should take all reasonable safety measures to reduce accidents, for example:-
If you have suffered a serious forklift accident which was caused by the negligence of another person then you can claim compensation for your injuries and any financial losses such as loss of earnings, treatment and medication costs or travelling expenses.
If you or your family member have suffered from an injury caused by a forklift truck then contact us today on 08000 430 430 or complete our online enquiry form to request call back.