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Workers Compensation Equipment Malfunction Injury Claims

Equipment used on a job site or in a workplace especially in industrial or construction jobs where equipment is used daily, can fail to operate properly and cause accidental injury. The injury may be to the equipment operator or to other workers. Equipment such as cranes, hoists, forklifts, heavy duty drills, motors and generators, welding equipment and scaffolding are especially common causes of injuries.

If you are injured by an equipment malfunction, you may also have a third party claim against the maker of the equipment for faulty design or negligent manufacturing. If you have suffered injury due to an equipment malfunction at work, we can help you understand your rights, answer your questions and explain your legal options. Call the Law Firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC for a free consultation.

Available Workers’ Compensation Benefits

When you are injured by faulty equipment on the job, you may be entitled to (1) Medical Care and Rehabilitation, (2) a portion of your Lost Wages, and (3) Compensation for any Permanent Injury.

Why Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney

Workers’ compensation laws in North Carolina recognize and provide compensation for personal injuries to a worker resulting from an equipment malfunction.

It is very important that a worker injured in the workplace due to an equipment malfunction obtain immediate help from an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer in North Carolina. An attorney can take appropriate steps to preserve evidence, including consulting an expert to determine if there was a design flaw or equipment malfunction for a third party claim. The law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC is experienced and successful in representing employees harmed in faulty equipment accidents. Contact us for a free consultation.

This article regarding equipment malfunction accidents and workers’ compensation claims is for informational purposes only and is not legal or medical advice. You may need to seek the advice of a workers’ compensation lawyer at the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC if you have been injured in an equipment malfunction accident at work and need to file a workers’ compensation claim.