Industrial work and construction require the use of heavy equipment, powerful tools, and specialized vehicles that can cause severe or fatal injuries if misused. If you or a loved one suffered an injury from any kind of heavy equipment accident in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, a lawsuit generally offers the best chance of economic recovery from your damages. Contact the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. today to schedule a free case review and learn more about your options following a heavy equipment accident.
Heavy equipment accidents often cause very serious injuries like bone fractures, crushing injuries, amputations, and traumatic brain injuries. As such, the subsequent legal claims involve substantial damages. The attorney you choose to represent your heavy equipment accident claim will have a tremendous impact on your recovery. Your attorney will gather the evidence necessary to establish liability for your damages and represent your interests in court.
An attorney will also ensure your claim meets all filing deadlines and procedural requirements so your case can proceed unimpeded. Your lawyer will consult with expert witnesses if necessary, to prove the scope of your damages and/or liability for those damages. An attorney can also manage correspondence with insurance carriers on your behalf and help you prepare for depositions and trial.
The first step toward recovery after any heavy equipment accident is to determine fault for the incident. One or more parties could potentially face liability for a heavy equipment accident claim.
Ultimately, any kind of heavy equipment accident can cause severe injuries, some of which result in permanent disabilities entailing pain and suffering and making it impossible for the victim to work in the future.
Heavy equipment like factory fabrication and assembly equipment, construction vehicles, and heavy-duty tools can all cause serious injuries. A heavy equipment accident victim may have suffered broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, deep lacerations, and various other life-threatening injuries. Even when these victims receive immediate medical treatment, they endure tremendous pain and suffering and may not be able to resume the same job after recovery, or work at all in the future. Once the victim in a heavy equipment accident claim identifies the liable parties in the claim, he or she can claim compensation for various types of damages.
Damages in a heavy equipment accident claim generally include medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. However, some accidents may qualify a victim to receive additional types of compensation like punitive damages. If you or a loved one suffered injuries in any kind of heavy equipment accident in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, contact the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. today to schedule a free case evaluation.