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Injuries Caused by Heavy Machinery

Punch presses, conveyor belts, cutters and other machines can cause catastrophic injuries to workers. If you have suffered a life-changing injury in the workplace, it’s important to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Otherwise, you may not receive all of the compensation you need and deserve.

For more than 20 years, Philadelphia work injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Gross & Kenny, LLP, have aggressively fought for the rights of people who are injured in workplace accidents in Pennsylvania. We are experienced in handling cases involving amputations, crush injuries, fractures, head injuries and other devastating injuries. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Understanding Your Options Following A Workplace Accident

Workers’ Compensation provides medical and wage replacement benefits if you are injured on the job. However, it may not be your sole source of recovery if you are injured in an accident involving heavy machinery.

While employers are generally protected from being sued by employees for accidents occurring on the job, third parties such as equipment manufacturers or installers are not protected. If you are injured as a result of the negligence of a third party, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the third party. Examples of negligence include:

  • Machines that are defective in manufacture or design
  • Machines that lack adequate warnings
  • Improper installation of a machine

You can sue your employer for injuries caused by extreme negligence, such as a operating a machine without a safety guard or without proper safety equipment. Our Philadelphia work injury lawyers will review your machinery accident case to determine if you may have the right to obtain additional compensation by filing a personal injury case.

Contact the Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers of Gross & Kenny, LLP

Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers  of  Gross & Kenny, LLP, are ready and available to answer any question you may have about your right to receive compensation after a machinery accident at work. Contact us online or you can reach us at 267-589-0090 or 215-512-1500 to schedule a free consultation.