Hialeah Heavy Equipment Failures
Heavy equipment failure can occur in any workplace and can involve any piece of machinery that fails to act as expected. This type of accident can involve a piece of machinery jerking into action in an unusual way or it can involve a power tool shooting sparks or dangerously overheating. It can involve a crane or other piece of machinery tipping over and crushing a worker.
Any time that you are involved in a workplace accident in Hialeah or anywhere in Florida, you will want to get legal advice before you sign any documents or accept any money. Even if you think insurance coverage will take care of you, it is a good idea to get a second opinion to ensure that you are doing everything possible to protect yourself and your family. The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group have seen many cases where an injured worker realized only too late that they would need to pay tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket because a claim was undervalued. You do not want to put yourself in this position. Fortunately, Flaxman Law Group makes it very easy to get a legal opinion. Just contact us at any time to arrange a free case review to discuss your case and how much it may be worth.What Should You Do If You Have Been Injured Due To Heavy Equipment Failure?
If you have suffered any sort of workplace injury, your first priority should be to get emergency medical assistance if you need it. In these situations, the clock is often ticking and getting immediate help can improve your chances of healing fully or more completely from your injuries. Even if you think that you have not suffered a serious injury, it is important to consult with a doctor as soon as possible. If you have hit your head, especially, you may find that you have suffered a serious brain injury and need life-saving medical treatment right away. Seeing a doctor immediately also ensures that you start the documentation process if you do find that you are injured and need to make a claim.
Once you've taken care of immediate medical concerns, you will need to report the accident and injury to your workplace using the appropriate workplace procedures. You may also need to file a claim with workers compensation in Hialeah and you may need to file a claim with your medical insurance and any other insurance you may covered your injury. Before you accept any offers, however, it is also important to consult with a personal injury attorney right away.Why Consult with an Attorney?
Construction accident involving equipment failure in Hialeah usually result in fatalities or severe injuries. These types of injuries usually result in extreme pain and suffering, expensive medical treatments, lost income, and long periods of rehabilitation. In some cases, workers are never able to return to their normal lives due to the severity of their injuries.
If you would like to know more or are wondering whether you have a legal claim, contact Flaxman Law Group at any time to arrange for a free consultation.