There are variety of industries which use heavy machinery on a regular basis, such as building and road construction, as well as oil and gas extraction companies. Those who operate these large machines must be properly trained and experienced. However, despite having the qualifications and knowing the safety procedures, accidents can still occur, resulting in injury and even death.
At Erskine & McMahon, we proudly represent workers injured in heavy machinery and equipment accidents. With nearly 100 years of combined experience, our Longview personal injury attorneys have an extensive knowledge of Texas laws and federal safety regulations to help you navigate through the complexities of your case and recover the compensation you deserve.
While many workers are covered under workers’ compensation laws and cannot file a claim against their employer, injuries can still occur while working with or around heavy machinery that doesn’t involve employer negligence. In many cases, the accident was caused by a faulty design or missing component, or the company who owned the equipment may not have conducted its proper maintenance.
Machines which cause injury include:
Whether the accident involved your employer or a third party, our Longview personal injury lawyers are capable of guiding you throughout every step of the way and obtaining the outcome you desire. We can discuss your case and determine the legal options available to you in complete detail. Call us today at (903) 500-2490 if you are in East Texas and would like to set up an appointment to speak with an experienced and dedicated lawyer from our team.