Common Causes of Equipment Malfunction
On a construction site, the equipment used is not only helpful in completing projects, it is often necessary in order to keep workers safe. Due to the amount of use construction equipment receives and its importance, serious accidents that could severely injure employees may occur when equipment malfunctions. Unfortunately, there are a number of common causes for dangerous equipment malfunctions on construction sites.
Those that are injured in equipment malfunctions may be eligible to pursue financial compensation. By working with a New York equipment malfunction lawyer from Hach & Rose, LLP, you can gain a deeper understanding of who’s at fault for your accident and whether you are eligible to pursue compensation. Contact our team at 866-LAWS-USA today for more information.
Leading Causes of Accidents
It is the duty of both equipment manufacturers and construction site managers to produce and maintain properly functioning equipment. When they fail to do so, malfunctions commonly happen involving the following pieces of construction equipment:
- Crane collapse
- Scaffolding collapse
- Electric shock
- Defective vehicles
- Malfunctioning power tools
Any pieces of equipment that malfunction may be responsible for the injury of countless people. Victims should consult an attorney to talk about their rights under New York labor laws for holding negligent property owners, contractors, and manufacturers responsible.
At Hach & Rose, LLP, our New York equipment malfunction attorneys are available to help you with your legal needs. Contact our offices at 866-LAWS-USA to get in touch with a lawyer that may be able to help you fight for financial assistance.