Dallas Unsafe/Defective Machinery Accident Attorney

Every worker is entitled to be safe at work. However, when a worker’s machinery fails due to a defect, the consequences can be catastrophic or even deadly. If you or someone you love has been injured at work, our Dallas unsafe or defective machinery accident attorneys can help protect your rights. Workers compensation can ease the financial burden of your medical bills, but the benefits do not account for the pain and suffering you experience.

Third-party personal injury claims can help you recover damages related to your mental and emotional anguish, pain and suffering, and possibly punitive damages against a grossly negligent party. A third-party claim against those responsible for the unsafe or defective machinery may help you recover the total compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Johnson, Zegen, Scott, & Williams, PLLC has been helping Texas’ injured for decades. Our Dallas unsafe and defective equipment lawyers have extensive experience helping injured workers navigate the challenging aspects of workers’ compensation and third-party claims. Call today to protect your rights. You can contact us by calling at 214-295-2900.

What Are the Common Types of Unsafe and Defective Equipment?

Throughout the day, construction workers operate cranes, carpenters use nail guns, and plant and refinery workers use feeder belts. If a single piece of equipment fails due to a negligent defect or lack of safe maintenance, it can cause serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries a worker can sustain are;

If you or a loved one has suffered a tragic accident in the workplace due to malfunctioning equipment or machinery, the dedicated attorneys at Johnson, Zegen, Scott, & Williams, PLLC, can help. If you are a family member who has lost a loved one in a catastrophic accident, our Dallas wrongful death lawyers may be able to assist you in your time of need.

What Type of Machinery and Equipment Commonly Cause Injuries in Dallas?

According to the US Department of Labor, approximately 2.8 million workers are wounded or suffer fatal injuries each year. A contributing factor to the rise in damages could be advancing technology. As plants, refineries, construction sites, and factories adopt more machines to replace labor, operators of those machines are at an increased risk if something goes wrong.

Some of the most common machinery defects affect;

  • Pressure vessels
  • Bulldozers
  • Bobcats
  • Nail guns
  • Forklifts
  • Extractors
  • Ladders
  • Polishers
  • Jack-hammers
  • Heavy refinery machinery

At Johnson, Zegen, Scott, & Williams, PLLC, we believe in protecting the rights of American workers. If you or someone you know has sustained an injury due to unsafe or defective machinery, call our offices today for a free evaluation of your case.

Why Choose Johnson, Zegen, Scott, & Williams, PLLC?

Third-party claims can be challenging. If you have been hurt by the equipment you work with, our Dallas unsafe and defective machinery attorneys can help guide you through the process. Workers’ compensation only covers so much. Let our skilled and experienced attorneys secure the full compensation you deserve today. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling us at 214-295-2900.

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