One major danger involves power tools, including their improperly manufactured batteries and other moving parts. Miter saws, concrete saws, even jig saws can present major issues if not properly stored, or used properly with training.
Defective power tools, including those which an employer has failed to identify, may explode or electrocute the operator. Instead of finishing up your company’s major building product, you’re stuck at home healing from a massive electrocution. Compass Law Group, PC are Los Angeles power tool accidents attorneys that understand what you’re going through.
Don’t let an insurance company saw your compensation in half. Our attorneys fight to get every penny you deserve.
OSHA wrote an interesting publication titled “Hand and Power Tools,” which goes into power tool safety, employer responsibility, and what employees who were injured should do. For example, 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart O discusses lock and tag procedures, what employers are responsible for and what civil penalties may incur if injuries happen due to improperly locked out tools and machinery.
The more common causes of tool accidents, including non-lethal amputations, include:
Many other incidents leading to injuries have been litigated by our Los Angeles power tool accidents attorneys, getting compensation injured persons deserve while also forcing construction companies and machine shops to change procedures.
Another growing cause of tool-related accidents involves using hydraulic fluid in machines that doesn’t meet fire retardant standards. This fluid could easily explode, causing burn injuries or even death, depending on how much pressure the fluid was under.
Compass Law Group, PC is thorough when investigating construction accidents involving power tools. The smallest details can make or break your case, which means we need photos, witness statements, victim impact statements, even your physician’s prognosis regarding your injury.
If you’ve been injured because of employer negligence involving power tools and equipment, do not hesitate to contact our office. With several Los Angeles power tool accidents attorneys available to assist with your claim, victims won’t need to wait in line to be heard.
Damages normally available to victims could triple if employer negligence is proven to be willful. This means your company may opt to either settle quickly, or fight rigorously to defend their position.
No claim will cost money out-of-pocket. If we cannot settle or win your case, you owe Compass Law Group, PC nothing.
This list isn’t all-inclusive; many personal injury suits have been raised based on different factors that aren’t included above. Our team of Los Angeles car accident attorneys can work on cases without anything out of pocket.
We’re old enough to have the necessary experience, yet young enough to use the most cutting-edge technology and tactics, and are determined enough to fight and outsmart the other side, every time.
Hiring the right personal injury attorney can often make the difference between getting the maximum settlement to account for your medical care, damages and lost wages or getting short changed or even having your case dismissed completely.
Have you been injured an accident due to the negligence of others? Contact the Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at the Compass Law Group, PC because finding direction after an accident means having a great Compass on hand.