Industrial Equipment Injury Lawsuits

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What are Industrial Equipment Accidents?

Industrial equipment includes machinery and gear that is used for commercial purposes. These can include a variety of types of equipment, such as:

Industrial equipment often involves heat, power, weights, and speeds that are not often found in common consumer products. Thus, accidents and injuries associated with industrial machinery can be very serious. Industrial injuries can include: burns, lacerations, broken bones, crushed or severed limbs, and in many cases, wrongful death issues.

Who Can be Held Liable for an Industrial Equipment Injury?

Liability for industrial equipment injuries can be traced to various parties, depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding the claim. These types of claims are often based on a negligence legal theory, wherein the liable party has disregarded their duty of care to another person, thus causing them measurable injury. Parties that can be held liable for industrial equipment injuries and accidents may include:

In many cases, employers or manager of a person who was using the equipment in a work setting can be liable for industrial equipment injuries.

Are There any Legal Remedies for an Industrial Equipment Injury?

Industrial equipment injuries can be very serious and can sometimes involve multiple parties. Remedies for an industrial equipment injury claim can include:

Lastly, some industrial equipment failures may result in large class action suits, especially if many persons have been injured or affected.

Do I Need a Lawyer for Help with an Industrial Equipment Injury Lawsuit?

Legal claims and lawsuits for an industrial equipment injury can be complex. They may also involve complex laws, filing documents, and deadlines. You may need to hire a personal injury lawyer in your area if you need any help with an injury claim. Your attorney can provide you with the legal guidance, research, and representation needed to succeed on your claim.

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Last Modified: 08-08-2016 11:35 AM PDT

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