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Call Us Now if You Were Hurt in a Forklift Accident!
Do you use a forklift in your place of work? Construction workers stand a much higher risk than many other occupations. Negligence has no place in the workplace, as it can lead to serious injury and sadly, even death.
Berthold Law Firm, PLLC is committed to all of our clients’ rights, particularly for construction and industrial workers who risk their lives every day to perform their jobs. If you have been injured, get us on your case as soon as possible to discuss your legal options!
What Type of Compensation Can I Receive?
Forklifts are one of the most dangerous pieces of machinery on work sites and have the potential to cause devastating and catastrophic injuries. While it is a smaller machine, it carries significant weight.
Here are some examples of the dangers associated with forklift accidents:
- Tipping over due to uneven or rough areas
- Cargo overloaded on the forklift
- Coworker negligence and other safety violations
- Injuries to other employees due to lack of security measures
- Collisions with objects, other workers, and property
- Lack of operator training or manager supervision
- Improper maintenance on equipment
Workers’ compensation has a very limited scope as to what it will cover. While it will allow compensation for medical treatments and lost income due to being unable to work, it will not provide for emotional anguish or mental suffering. As Charleston injury lawyers, we can determine what was the direct cause of your accident and use that to hold the other parties responsible.
Contact Us Today!
We can assist you with filing your claim or bringing the case to court in a lawsuit if it becomes necessary. Not only are we a dependable legal team, but also we are not afraid to fight in or out of the courtroom. Be sure to consult with first with our team at Berthold Law Firm, PLLC. First, we can inform you of your rights and then handle the building of your claim to help you obtain rightful compensation.
We have recovered millions for our clients over the years. Be sure to contact us today and request a free consultation.
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