There are obviously inherent dangers when one works with heavy machinery, however, if safety standard are followed properly these incidents can be prevented. Negligence and human error are usually the cause of these types of accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a heavy machinery accident, contact Victory Law Group today. We will give you the answers you are looking for. Using our highly developed legal skills and knowledge, we can investigate your claim and find the cause of the accident as well as identify the liable party. We will fight to get you the maximum compensation you deserve for missed wages, medical bills, and other damages.
Types of Heavy Machinery Cases
There are many types of heavy machinery accidents, including:
- Track skidders
- Skid steer loaders
- Dump and grapple trucks
Serious damage can occur if the above listed machines collide into workers, pin them down, or drop heavy objects on them. Severe injury can result from these types of accidents, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, bone fractures, and amputations.
Causes of Heavy Machinery Accidents
Depending on the events surrounding your heavy machinery accident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and/or damages from a third party liability lawsuit. Common causes of heavy machinery accidents are:
- A worker makes a crucial mistake due to lack of training, on-the-job experience, and/or concentration.
- A supervisor or another person in a position of authority instructs employees to take dangerous actions, causing the accident.
- The worksite is a dangerous environment with issues such as incomplete structures and unstable ground.
- The machinery is defectively designed or manufactured, and suffers a critical breakdown.
Contact Victory Law Group and let us get started on your heavy machinery claim. We will work with forensic investigators, medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, and other relevant professionals to get you the maximum compensation for your claim. We are a contingency law firm so no payment is due until you receive a favorable outcome.