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BROOKLYN FORKLIFT ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

BROOKLYN FORKLIFT ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

In a work setting, forklifts are used to lift and move extremely heavy items and products in many industries. Such industries and work settings may include construction sites, warehouses, retail stores and distribution centers. (OSHA) estimates that thousands of workers are injured each year. Non workers such as store customerscan also get hurt by forklifts on the premises of any workplace. This dangerous equipment can potentially end lives and cause severe bodily harm

HOW DO BROOKLYN FORKLIFT ACCIDENTS OCCUR 

A forklift may roll over or tip over on an individual causing a severe injury 

A worker or others in the vicinity of a forklift may be hit by the forklift 

Injuries where individuals are crushed 

Individuals falling from a forklift at work 

Pallets may fall off a forklift and hit individuals 

Forklift equipment failure may cause injuries 

Individual drives forklift off loading Dock 

Improper maintenance of a forklift 

Failure to train forklift operators 

Failure to enforce or maintain forklift safety policies 

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A FORLIFT ACCIDENT OCCURS 

These are the questions asked after a forklift accident has occurred

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Was the Employer following all forklift safety standards Were all the forklift operators properly trained Was the forklift maintained and repaired in accordance with industry standards? What were the employers operating procedures and practices relating to forklifts 

WORKERS COMPENSATION FOR BROOKLYN FORKLIFT ACCIDENTS 

If your forklift accident happened on the Job, you would file a workers compensation claim

You must notify your employer of the incident within 30 days You must file a C3 form within 2 years of the accident The Employer will investigate your claim The Employer will pay the claim, deny the claim, or request more information 

We will review your claim and accurately identify an appropriate settlement amount for your claim in a personal injury lawsuit, as well as a Workers Compensation claim

WHY CHOOSE THE LAW OFFICE OF OLIVER C. MINOTT P.C. At the Law Office of Oliver C. Minott P.C. we have over 50 years of combined experience representing injured workers. We have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for our past clients. Moreover, we sincerely care about the wellbeing of each and every client we serve.