Any accident that occurs in the work environment can be detrimental. Accidents, caused by heavy equipment and machinery, are as debilitating. These accidents can be life-altering and can cause immense pain and suffering for everyone involved. It is important to be properly educated on the worker’s law and be rightly compensated if these types of accidents occur.
Heavy equipment (or heavy machinery) is a term used to describe heavy-duty machines that are found in industries such as construction, forestry, agriculture, and mining. It is important to note that regardless of what an individual does for income, if an accident occurs, you may be entitled to some financial recovery. It is imperative to have just representation because Workers’ Compensation cases can quickly become complicated. Having a dedicated legal team, working on your specific case, can help maximize the financial benefits you may receive and can answer any questions you may have in regards to your case.
In some cases, individuals may have two or more cases available to them. They may have a Workers’ Compensation case and there may also be a Personal Injury claim. This would happen because the employer may have tampered with the machinery’s safety mechanisms. In this case, there would be additional investigation and not every case falls into these categories.
No matter how careful you may be in the workplace, accidents happen. It is imperative you have a just legal team working for you when accidents occur. Boesen Law is dedicated to providing legal assistance to individuals who have been injured in the working environment and gaining financial recovery. If you or someone you know has been injured in the workplace, please call us at (303) 999-9999 for a free consultation.