Workers’ Compensation for Forklift Drivers
Forklifts are a useful tool in a variety of industries, equipping you with the ability to move bulky or heavy materials around with ease. Also called Powered Industrial Trucks, forklifts are the cause of most heavy-equipment injuries. In the United States, there are nearly 20,000 injuries caused by forklifts each year. If you have been injured at work in a forklift accident and can no longer perform the duties your job requires, know that you might be entitled to compensation.
Contact Martin Law today to obtain workers’ compensation for your forklift injury. With over 40 years of experience in workers’ compensation, we can help you with your claim. Call us at 215.587.8400 for a free consultation. We are one of the largest workers’ comp law firms in the Philadelphia area and southeast Pennsylvania that represent forklift operators injured on the job.
Forklift Operator Accidents
- Unsafe operation
- Failing to secure the forklift
- Maintenance failures
If you’re injured on the job by a forklift, your employer is obligated to pay for your medical care and lost wages. Regardless of whether or not your employer’s insurance carrier has denied your claim, contact us after your forklift injury!
Our lawyers will educate you about your rights to workers’ compensation and make sure your benefits are calculated correctly. We’ll also explore your options to pursue a lawsuit against third parties for negligence, such as a manufacturer of unsafe equipment.
Don’t assume that you’re covered in the event of an injury at work. Contact experienced lawyers who will fight for you. We have offices across the Philly Metro area, Reading, the Lehigh Valley and the Susquehanna Valley. Your initial consultation is free and we take no fees unless we secure your benefits or a settlement.