Accidents With Heavy Machinery Are Common
Some of the most serious work-related injuries in North Carolina are those involving heavy machinery. This can include anything from forklift and crane accidents to unloading and loading trucks with heavy equipment. It is important that you seek a workers’ compensation attorney in North Carolina who can help you seek the benefits that you are owed.
The workers’ compensation insurance carrier that covers your employer is not looking out for your best interests. Insurance companies will often do everything that they can to minimize coverage. That is why it is so crucial that you have an attorney fighting for your best interests and seeking full and fair coverage on your behalf.
Forklift Injury At Work In North Carolina?
At Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler, our workers’ compensation attorney, John Ayers has been helping clients since 1986. With more than 25 years of workers’ comp experience in North Carolina, you will feel secure in knowing your lawyer has extensive knowledge and skills when it comes to work injury claims. In fact, in 2006, Mr. Ayers was named as one of the top lawyers in North Carolina in the area of workers’ compensation by North Carolina Law and Politics Magazine.
Heavy Machinery Injuries In North Carolina
Heavy machinery causes some of the most serious crush and back injuries. The sheer size of equipment can cause permanent damage. This is not uncommon in North Carolina trucking distribution warehouses, where employees are loading or unloading trucks full of heavy equipment. Broken bones, neck injuries, back injuries, spinal cord damage and brain injuries are just some of the serious injuries that can be sustained in a heavy machinery accident.
Forklifts are commonly used heavy machinery in many warehouses and construction sites throughout the Charlotte area. Reach out to us if you or a loved one suffered a forklift injury while working; we have specific experience with these types of claims.
In addition, we can help injured workers with other types of heavy machinery accidents, including those involving:
- Front-end loaders
- Trucks and dump trucks
Contact Our Charlotte Forklift Accident Lawyers
Tell us about your forklift or heavy machinery accident in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. At Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler, we focus on individualized and catered workers’ comp counsel. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our forklift accident lawyers, call 704-594-4317 or contact us online.
We accept cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney fees if we obtain benefits for you.