If you work in the construction industry, you are more than likely familiar with forklifts and cranes. These are used on an everyday basis to lift heavy loads and transport supplies to another area on the worksite or warehouse. Only certain individuals are allowed to operate certain machinery, as it takes special skill to work the controls and properly steer such vehicles. However, even in the most skilled hands, a catastrophic accident can happen and someone could end up with a debilitating injury.
Have you sustained an injury in a forklift accident? Whether you were driving or carrying supplies nearby, you need to seek legal counsel regarding your claim right away.
When Should I Hire A Workers' Comp Attorney?
Many victims of workplace injuries may settle for less than they deserve because they are uncertain if their case would benefit from the expertise of a workers' compensation attorney. In some cases, even filing a workers' compensation claim can be met with roadblocks and difficulties as you adjust to life after your injury. While there are many instances in which having the expertise of an attorney may be helpful, you may want to contact a workers comp attorney if:
- Your claim has been denied
- Your ability to work has been affected
- You experience difficulties in getting the treatment you need
Actively Pursuing Your Claim
More often than not, a defective product or improper training are at the center of a forklift accident. If any of the safety devices or features of the vehicle failed, it could result in tragic accidents and injuries. However, others times accidents are caused by lack of training or improper maintenance on an employer's part. That's why you should call our West Virginia injury lawyers today to get started on your claim. The sooner you start, the stronger the claim you will be able to launch against the liable party.
You can get compensationto cover any of the following:
- Hospital bills
- Therapy expenses
- Surgery costs
- Additional medical equipment
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
Forklift accidents can have disastrous outcomes and the injuries can bring enduring effects. That is why you need our firm's services to assist you with your claim. Justice should be available to all, but there are times when you can't do it on your own, especially when you burdened by such severe injuries; let our firm take the legal stress off of your plate!
Our attorneys provide personalized and attentive legal support. Your success means our success and that is why refuse to allow your claim to go unnoticed. Let us handle your case today! Call us at (888) 510-6547.