Industrial Accidents: Cranes And Heavy Machinery

Engineers and industrial plant managers are well aware of ways to protect workers from injury or death around heavy machinery. Safeguards such as emergency stop switches, industrial floor mats, industrial safety gates, presence-sensing devices and other well-known protective mechanisms are familiar to people who design and supervise industrial workplaces.

If you have suffered an injury or if a loved one died as a result of contact with heavy industrial machinery or in a crane accident at a job site, it is important to ask what the responsible people knew or should have known about dangerous conditions or defects. Contact Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, to schedule a free initial consultation regarding your injury associated with an industrial machine such as the following:

  • Drill
  • Lathe
  • Grinder
  • Band saw
  • Punching machine
  • Shearing machine

An Attorney Should Be Involved In The Investigation From Early On

Immediately after the accident, you and your family are no doubt in a state of shock. While you are in crisis mode, it is hard to know what to do first, second and third. You want to comfort the victim or surviving next of kin. In the case of a construction accident injury, treatment and healing are top priorities. In the case of a fatality, grieving family members must mourn, bury the dead and begin to wrap up financial affairs of the person who died. Meanwhile, the usual business of life continues at full speed: children must be cared for, bills must be paid and arrangements to miss work must be made.

After An On-The-Job Injury, Victims And Their Families Need An Advocate

It is comforting and helpful to injured people, their families or surviving family members of fatal accident victims to know that legal matters are being capably handled by a personal injury or wrongful death attorney. The law firm of Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, in North Haven, Connecticut, has a track record of successfully advocating on behalf of injury victims. We understand the stress that a family experiences after a serious accident such as an industrial machinery accident or crane accident.

A Prompt Investigation Is Key To Maximum Compensation

Industrial settings and construction sites change quickly. To maximize the likelihood that you will receive the full compensation that you are entitled to, a prompt investigation is essential. Our law firm has the experience necessary to ensure that an investigation will uncover the most complete picture available of the circumstances and causes behind the accident.

If you have suffered a serious injury or lost a family member in an accident involving industrial machinery or in a crane accident, contact Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, or call us at 203-285-3593 (or toll free at 866-530-7228) to schedule a free consultation with an attorney.

Some of our personal injury lawyers have received AV Preeminent or BV Distinguished ratings by Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.* They are licensed to practice in all Connecticut state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. We have helped clients recover multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements and are ready to aggressively pursue your claim for compensation.

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