According to OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, accidents in which workers are struck by heavy equipment are among the four leading causes of fatality on construction sites in America. Even so, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that fatal construction accidents are on the rise.
Numerous factors can contribute to the occurrence of serious heavy machinery accidents, from equipment failure to poor training and errors on the part of an operator. But however they happen, heavy machinery accidents almost always lead to serious injury, disability, even death. The attorneys at Disability Law Advocates Group, P.C. believe that workers deserve aggressive representation and fair compensation for injuries sustained in heavy construction equipment accidents.
Types Of Heavy Construction Equipment Involved In Accidents
Construction sites across America are crawling with heavy machinery, including:
- Front-end loaders
- Cherry pickers
No matter what equipment caused your injury, a heavy machinery accident workers’ compensation claim should be confronted head-on, and handled with the expert guidance of an experienced heavy equipment construction accident lawyer.
Identifying Additional Sources Of Compensation
Sometimes, construction companies, contractors, and equipment manufacturers fail to take the proper measures needed to reduce the risk of construction accidents. In addition to traditional workers’ compensation claims, employees injured in heavy machinery accidents may be eligible for compensation from third parties, like contractors and equipment manufacturers, whose negligence contributed to their injury.
Leveraging a wide array of investigative resources, the attorneys at Disability Law Advocates Group, P.C. will determine the precise cause of your heavy construction equipment accident. Who is at fault in your accident? This comprehensive legal approach is necessary to identify all sources of potential compensation, and ensure you receive the maximum remuneration to which you are entitled.
Contact A Crane & Heavy Machinery Accident Lawyer
If you or a loved one sustained injury in a crane or heavy machinery accident, you deserve effective legal representation. The lawyers at Disability Law Advocates Group, P.C. have over 30 years of distinguished workers’ comp law experience advocating for workers like you. To schedule a consultation, call 215.563.0600 or fill out our online contact form.