Forklift Injury Lawyers

Dixon’s Forklift Injury Attorneys in St. Louis, MO specialize in workers compensation cases.

For construction workers, on-site accidents can be as random as they are devastating. Dixon Injury Firm specializes in forklift injuries in St. Louis and Missouri. With pro legal counsel, Dixon is prepared to help you and your family through the finer points of a workers compensation case involving forklift injuries.

Workers throughout Missouri and St. Louis are entitled to forklift injury workers compensation. This typically includes both disability and medical benefits among other sorts of compensation according to any company’s policies. The St. Louis forklift accident lawyers at Dixon provide expert legal representation to clients and workers affected by work-related injuries or fatalities. It’s essential when opening a workers compensation case to have a proficient legal team on your side.

What is Forklift Accident Workers Compensation in St. Louis?

As useful as they are, forklifts are just as dangerous. These vehicles can weigh up to five tons, move at 20 mph, and crush a worker without a second thought. It’s important for any construction site or another sort of facility to follow safety protocols to avoid any forklift injuries. The personal injury lawyers at Dixon work alongside victims and families to make sure they are compensated for time off, medical bills, and other expenses. More importantly, these cases are meant to reassess safety measures to ensure they never happen again.

What are Common Causes of Forklift Injuries?

According to OSHA, forklift accidents account for nearly 35,000 injuries and 100 deaths every year. A lot of these forklift injuries are preventable, too. OSHA recommends that companies should prioritize extended training programs which could prevent nearly two-thirds of all accidents. Here are some of the major causes of a forklift accident in St. Louis:

  • Workers struck by a forklift in operation
  • Falling off a forklift
  • A forklift overturns
  • Electrocution or faulty wiring
  • Overloaded carrying capacity

Forklift Accident Legal Tips

Keep in mind that forklift accident attorneys at Dixon have a solid understanding of workers injury compensation law and are willing to help you or a family member’s next case. In terms of forklift injuries in St. Louis, there are many factors to consider. Here are a handful of basic workers compensation things to keep in mind:

Insurance depends on the severity of the injury. A fatality or life-debilitating injury (leading to being unable to continue working again compared to a minor recovery are different. Is the forklift-related injury partial or total?

Like other claims, forklift injury attorneys emphasize proactiveness. Claims have varying statutes of limitations. It’s important to move quickly as soon as you or a family member is able to maximize compensation and benefits to assist with medical bills, lost time, and additional costs.

Workers compensation came into being in place of workplace lawsuits. If a worker agrees to workers compensation, you typically forego the right to sue companies for negligence. In exchange, workers receive compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and other costs. Workers who have been harmed by forklift injuries are also able to make claims for workplace-related injuries to optimize compensation claims.

More About Forklift Injury Lawyers in St. Louis

The first move to take is to find an expert workplace/forklift injury attorney to assist you in beginning a case. Based in St. Louis, our forklift injury attorneys are more than ready to take your case in full stride. Keep in mind how important it is for you to move quickly by getting medical attention}, reporting the accident, collecting information, and contacting legal representatives.

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm focus on Missouri forklift and other workplace injury cases. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Christopher knows how difficult workers compensation cases can be. Dixon Trial Lawyers utilize contingency payment system. This means its legal representation is free. Instead, the firm takes a percentage of the settlement only if you win a trial.

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If you feel like you or a loved one deserves workers compensation, Dixon Injury Firm offers free consultations. Call local at (314)409-7060 or toll free at (855)40-CRASH. Dixon’s Trial Lawyers are proud of their compensation results and client testimonials. We also specialize in personal injury, truck and car accidents, and other injury claims.

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