According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, farming and ranching jobs rank in the top ten of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Having represented Minnesota’s farmers for over 35 years, our attorneys understand the dangerous hazards that farm workers face everyday. If you or a loved one has been injured in a farm accident, the experienced and dedicated attorneys at Hall Law can help. Farm accidents are some of the most serious cases handled at Hall Law. Our law firm has more than 35 years of experience representing people who have been injured in accidents and has successfully represented clients in numerous cases involving farm machinery. We know that farm workers can be severely injured or even killed by augers, tractors, heavy machinery, defective tools, chemical poisoning, explosions, falls, truck accidents, and ATV accidents.
Many farm accidents involve severe and disabling injuries including amputation, spinal cord damage, traumatic brain injury and even death. Our experienced attorneys will work closely with you to make sure that all aspects of your injuries and treatment expenses are presented for compensation.
Among the issues typically considered in a farm accident case are:
- Design or manufacturing defects in the farm machinery;
- Failure to warn of foreseeable hazards;
- Removal of shields, guards, and safety devices from farm equipment;
- Improper maintenance or repair of farm machinery; and
- Safety shutoff and power takeoff malfunctions.
It is important to analyze your legal rights in a farm accident. Our dedicated and experienced team of attorneys will investigate your accident to determine whether a product manufacturer or other party is at fault for your injuries; arrange for a highly qualified expert to inspect and test machinery and equipment for defects; arrange for unbiased medical experts to evaluate your injuries and economic losses; file suit against the companies and people responsible for your injuries; and handle trials and pursue settlement negotiations in an effort to accomplish your goals.