When a body part is caught between two heavy objects with excessive force, a crush injury can occur. Even though most of these injuries are often accidental, a great majority of them have proven to be preventable. The pain and impairment related to crush injuries are debilitating and severe, resulting in expensive and extensive medical treatment. Often, the crush injury is so severe that amputation is required which can have life altering consequences.
If you have sustained a crush injury due to the negligent and reckless actions of another party, our Greenville personal injury lawyers can offer the necessary legal assistance to recover your financial compensation.
Motor vehicle accidents and construction accidents are the leading cause of crush injuries. The strong impact of a collision can make it possible for a part of the body to get pinned and crushed.
Construction workers often deal with heavy machinery and industrial equipment which increases the likelihood of a serious crush injury. Even though the injured worker may be covered by workers’ compensation those benefits often do not cover all losses, including pain and suffering. However, depending on the circumstances, you still may be eligible to pursue a third-party liability claim to recover additional compensation.
Damage related to crush injuries include the following:
At Harris Law Firm, PLLC, we are capable of thoroughly investigating your case, collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses in order to develop a relentless and personalize legal strategy for you. Our Greenville personal injury lawyers won’t treat you like another case number; instead, we want to develop a cooperative and effective relationship from beginning, end...and beyond. Let us help you get the money you need to make the most complete recovery possible.