New York City Forklift Accident Lawyers
Forklifts can present a distinct hazard if operated incorrectly or improperly maintained, especially those carrying a full load. The majority of forklift accidents are blamed on operator error. However, numerous other factors can be involved. Although many accidents can be prevented with constant vigilance, environmental issues and other similar factors involving employer negligence can contribute to an accident, to the extent that they may even be liable above and beyond a workers’ compensation policy’s coverage.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a forklift on a construction site or elsewhere, contact the New York City forklift accident attorneys of Orlow, Orlow & Orlow P.C. We will evaluate the extent of liability and determine whether or not you are owed compensation under the law.
Causes of Forklift Accidents
There are numerous potential causes of forklift injuries, many of which are completely avoidable. Some of these causes include:
- Too much weight on the forklift
- Loads falling off a forklift
- Failure to maintain a forklift
- Inadequate space for a forklift to operate
- Improper forklift training
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury during a forklift accident, you will want an experienced legal representative on your side. The New York City forklift injury lawyers of Orlow, Orlow & Orlow, P.C. will aggressively and effectively represent you and fight to help win the full compensation that you may be owed under the law.