We assume that the equipment needed to perform our jobs is safe. In fact, we probably never give a second thought to the dangers posed by defective products. Unfortunately, faulty equipment often causes serious on-the-job injuries, particularly for those using heavy machinery.
At Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo, our workers' compensation attorneys have been protecting the rights of injured workers since 1936. Whether your injury was caused by a defective product or another type of workplace accident, you can rely on our experience and commitment to providing quality legal representation.
When Equipment Fails, Tragedy May Ensue
Injuries caused by defective products are most prevalent in the construction and manufacturing industries. Defective products, such as heavy equipment or assembly line machinery, can fail to work properly resulting in serious and even permanently disabling injuries, including:
Who Is Liable For Your Injury?
If you have been injured by a defective product in the workplace, you may be entitled to both medical benefits and lost wages under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act. Some employers or their insurance companies may attempt to shift liability to the manufacturer of the defective product. The simple fact of the matter is — the injury occurred at work. Workers' compensation will most likely play a role regardless of your employer's assertions regarding liability.
Contact Us Today
Do not hesitate to contact a dedicated workers' compensation attorney at Philadelphia-based Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo to discuss your case during a free consultation. Email us or call 570-622-8297, or toll free at 877-794-2396, to speak with a Pennsylvania workers' compensation lawyer. We have answers to your questions and the resources needed to help secure workers' compensation benefits.