When there’s a defect in the machine or equipment, a worker may be seriously injured if the machine malfunctions. Depending on the nature of the equipment, a worker could suffer serious burns, electrocution, broken limbs, head, neck and back injuries, or amputation. Injuries suffered because of defective heavy machinery or industrial equipment can be permanently disabling.
If your injuries were caused by a defect in the equipment, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim against the designer, manufacturer, installer, or seller. In Florida, you can file a product liability lawsuit when these defects take place:
Trying to sort out which company should be liable for a defective product can be complicated and confusing. An experienced accident lawyer from Parvey & Frankel can do the work of finding the responsible party and pursuing your claim for compensation, allowing you to focus on healing and putting your life back together.