Forklift Injury Attorneys in Highland Park Fight to Defend the Rights of Clients Injured in Forklift Accidents in Mercer County, Middlesex County, Somerset County, and Throughout NJ
Forklifts are designed to improve productivity in the workplace. These machines also help to prevent injuries that can result from lifting heavy objects. However, they can also result in injuries in the event of a forklift accident. Forklift accidents are responsible for an average of 85 deaths annually. They are also responsible for 34, 900 serious injuries annually. If you have been injured in a forklift accident, the New Jersey forklift accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr will fight to protect your rights and recover full compensation for your damages.
Our team has more than 40 years of experience representing clients injured in work-related accidents. This includes forklift accidents. We know how devastating these accidents can be to the victim as well as their loved ones. We will fight to recover full compensation for your injuries and damages.
Contact us now to schedule a free consultation with our forklift injury attorneys in Highland Park, NJ. We are available to address any concerns you may have. We will review your case and determine the options available to you.
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Forklift Accidents The New Jersey Forklift Accident Lawyers at The Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr Can Help With
Our team has represented forklift accident victims that have been injured in various types of forklift accidents including those involving:
- Falls from a forklift
- Falls from a forklift platform
- Crushed by forklift
- Struck by a forklift
- Struck by materials falling from forklifts
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Common Causes of Forklift Accidents
Forklifts are dangerous machinery that should only be operated by trained and experienced persons. Employers are also required to adhere to safety standards to reduce the risks of forklift accidents. However, forklift accidents still continue to claim lives and cause serious injuries. Some of the most common reasons why forklift accidents occur include:
- Lack of training or improper training of forklift operators
- Improper loading of the forklift e.g. loading the forklift to high
- Carrying loads that are too heavy for the forklift
- Standing on the forklift or on its load
- Improper turning of the forklift
- Insufficient markings or warnings
- Poor maintenance of the forklift
- Forklift defects
- Driving while the load is elevated
- Operator fatigue
- Unsafe design of the workplace
- Horseplay e.g. the operator performing tricks while operating the forklift
- Operating the forklift while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Our legal team is experienced in representing forklift accident victims. We will investigate your case thoroughly and determine the cause of your accident. We will help you identify the party or parties that can be held liable for the accident. We will fight to hold those responsible for your injuries accountable. Contact our law firm to schedule a free consultation with our New Jersey forklift accident lawyers. We will fight to recover full compensation for your damages.
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Contact The Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr to Consult with Experienced New Jersey Forklift Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured in a forklift accident, you may be eligible to recover compensation for your injuries and damages. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with our forklift injury attorneys in Highland Park, NJ. Our team of New Jersey forklift accident lawyers is available to answer your questions. We will review your case for free and explain your rights and the options available to you. We have been representing accident victims for more than four decades. You can rely on our experience, skills, and knowledge to defend your rights. We will work to recover the full compensation you deserve and need.
Contact us now to schedule your free consultation.