Unsafe Equipment Accidents
Unsafe Equipment is Very Common on Construction Sites
The business of construction involves the operation of very large, unsafe equipment like bull dozers, dump trucks, cranes, forklifts, pallet jacks, scissor lifts, jack hammers, nail and staple guns, cement mixers, and so much more. Operation of this dangerous equipment requires extensive training and experience coupled with very strict safety precautions and regulations.
Unsafe Equipment Accidents Usually Result in Life-Changing Injuries or Death
Injuries from unsafe equipment accidents vary greatly depending on the equipment causing the injuries, but often involve life altering consequences. Common injuries include:
- Severed limbs
- Brain damage
- Paralysis and other spinal cord injuries
- Crushed or broken bones
- Nerve damage
- Torn ligaments or tendons
- Head injuries
- Burn injuries
- Severe wounds and lacerations
- Spinal cord injuries
- Dislocated joints
- Loss of vision
- Loss of hearing
- Cumulative Trauma Disorder
- White Finger Syndrome
- Raynaud’s Syndrome
- So much more
Those Injured in Construction Accidents May Have Multiple Claims
Depending on the specific facts of the accident, those injured in a construction accident may have claims against multiple defendants, including their employer (workers’ compensation claim), other contractors on the construction site, the manufacturers and distributors of the equipment or material that caused the injury, and many more.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a Construction Accident, you may be entitled to compensation for past, present, and future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and much, much more. Our goal is not just to secure compensation for your immediate needs, but to ensure that your future needs are protected as well.
For examples of our success in construction accident cases, please visit our Notable Victories page.
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