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About Industrial Equipment Injury Cases

By Robert L. Froerer on March 15, 2016

A piece of heavy industrial equipmentPeople who have to work with industrial equipment for a living are at heightened risk of serious injury compared to the average worker by nature of their jobs. When the equipment they work with is faulty or the safety conditions of their workplaces are less than optimal, the chances of their being injured or killed rise significantly. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured while working with industrial equipment, you may be investigating the possibility of filing a personal injury lawsuit.

At the law firm of Froerer & Miles, our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience and a history of success in handling cases arising from industrial equipment accidents. In building the strongest possible industry equipment injury cases, our Ogden, UT personal injury lawyers use all of the resources at their disposal, gathering the most compelling evidence and using sophisticated accident reconstruction techniques. They are tireless in their pursuit of every measure of compensation to which their injured clients are entitled.

If you have a potential industrial equipment injury claim, don’t hesitate to contact Froerer & Miles today to arrange for a case evaluation.

Typical Industrial Equipment Accidents and Injuries

Industrial equipment accidents can occur as a result of any number of factors, ranging from product defects to inadequate training of the employees using the equipment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides strict guidelines for safe usage of industrial equipment, and the failure of workplaces to adhere to these guidelines can put workers at unnecessary risk of injury, as well. In industrial equipment injury cases, our personal injury attorneys carefully evaluate the facts of the case to determine which party is responsible for the injury and therefore should be liable for the losses and expenses suffered by the injured worker.

Industrial equipment that is commonly responsible for injury-causing accidents includes:

  • Forklifts
  • Drills
  • Welding machines
  • Drill presses
  • Lathes
  • Grinding machines
  • Shears
  • Saws
  • Production packers
  • Mixers
  • Gear shapers
  • Industrial robots
  • Cutting tools
  • Drills
  • Motors
  • Hot water tanks
  • Nail guns
  • Circulation pumps
  • Blowers
  • Pipe threaders
  • Scissor lifts
  • Industrial dryers

Injuries occurring from industrial equipment accidents can range in severity, but are generally severe enough to interfere with a worker’s ability to earn a living for a significant period of time. Common injuries include:

  • Strains, sprains, and other injuries to ligaments and tendons
  • Bone fractures and dislocations
  • Spinal cord and neck injuries, including possible paralysis
  • Cuts, including possible severance of major blood vessels
  • Electrocution from contact with an exposed wire
  • Falls from scaffolding, ladders, or other high places
  • Burns from chemical exposure, steam, or fire
  • Toxic exposure
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Death

Arrange for an Evaluation of Your Industrial Equipment Injury Case

If you or a member of your family has been injured in an industrial equipment injury, or if you have tragically lost a family member in such an injury, our personal injury attorneys can help you obtain compensation for your losses and expenses. Please contact the law firm of Froerer & Miles to arrange for an evaluation of your industrial equipment injury case today.

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