Machinery Accident at Work
It’s about the present and the future.
Accidents can happen to anyone working with heavy machinery although they are more common in factories, with farm equipment, and construction equipment. Lack of awareness, even for a second can cause traumatic injuries such as fingers or hair getting caught or arms being burned. That is exactly why there should be safety precautions in place. Machinery accidents are not always the fault of the person who is injured, even if he or she was operating the machinery when the injury occurred. Some machinery accidents can be the fault of equipment manufacturers, property owners, or even supervisors or coworkers. The benefits that worker’s compensation may grant you after your accident are helpful as you recover from your accident and pay your medical bills, you may be entitled to additional compensation; file a claim.
Whether your accident was while working on a construction site, repair shop, or in a factory, your injury might have been prevented if your worksite was a safer place. If your injury was caused by malfunctioning machinery or someone else’s negligence, you should be and are often eligible for more compensation.
If you or someone you know has had a machinery accident at work, contact workers compensation lawyer Thomas Marchese. Use our online form or call for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.