Failure to Warn or Label Equipment

When equipment is improperly labeled, it can lead to a myriad of potential injuries and even death in some cases. Everything from simple cuts and abrasions to broken bones, severed limbs, electrocution—the list goes on and on. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect people who are injured on the job, including due to […]

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Caught In or Compressed by Equipment

Your workplace can potentially be dangerous, with many hazards that could potentially result ina life-changing employee injury. While most are familiar with slip and fall injuries or repetitivemotion injuries, there are other types of dangers, including being caught in and caught betweenhazards. What are caught-in or caught-between hazards? As the name suggests, these refer to […]

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Explosions, Fires and Burns

While you may never think of the potential of injury from an explosion or fire happening while at work, the truth is that explosions and fires can happen anywhere at any time. Certain industries — mining, manufacturing, construction, and petrochemical production — are more likely to have these incidents. Statistics show that explosions are not […]

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Struck by an Object or Equipment

If you have been struck by an object or a piece of equipment at work and it caused you bodily injury, you are probably stressed and in pain. No one should ever have to sustain injuries at their place of employment. However, there is help available when it does happen, and you may be eligible for […]

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Safety Shutoff Malfunctions

When you are employed in the construction, logistics, or manufacturing industries, working with heavy machinery and equipment is usually a requirement to perform the job. Therefore, workers who are tasked with operating machines, as well as their employers and supervisors, should always take precautions to ensure the workplace is safe. However, in some cases, this […]

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Mechanical or Design Defect

The workers in many different industries — manufacturing, logistics, and construction to name a few — rely on heavy equipment and machinery to perform their jobs. The workers who operate this machinery, along with their supervisors and employers, typically take every precaution to maintain a safe workplace, including using the machines safely and only as […]

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Questions when hiring a workplace injury or industrial accident lawyer

For the worker injured in an industrial accident the injuries are often severe and life-altering. If you’ve suffered injury in an industrial accident, you will likely have many questions when hiring a workplace injury or industrial accident attorney.

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What to Know About Workplace Negligence and Employer Liability

After sustaining injuries because of your job, you have the right to consult a worker injury lawyer to determine if you might be able to recover greater compensation through a workplace negligence lawsuit against your employer. Here is what to know about workplace negligence and employer liability.

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Pursuing Compensation for a Malfunctioning Equipment Accident

Your employer, equipment manufacturer may both be liable Accidents at work are far too common. The United States Department of Labor (DOL) reports over 2.8 million work-related injuries and fatalities annually. In a large warehouse setting, factories, the construction industry or other inherently dangerous jobs, many accidents involve equipment and heavy machinery. If the injury […]

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Filing a Third-Party Lawsuit in Addition to Workers’ Comp. Claim

Workplace accidents can result in life-altering injuries and loss of income. A third-party lawsuit may be an avenue for financial recovery after a workplace injury.

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