Farm Accidents

Farm Accidents

When you look at some of the machinery that is used on farms, it can be amazing to realize that there aren't more accidents. Many of these machines are large, heavy, and often have sharp blades or edges that are used to help either turn over large amounts of earth or harvest crops from the fields. They are also normally slow to respond to commands or move, so when accidents do occur they can be made worse by the sheer momentum of movement that this equipment needs. This is true regardless of whether you are dealing with the machines directly or trying to drive by them.

For some people, having to share the road with a large piece of farm equipment is a common occurrence. They know how long it can take to get the piece back off the road safely, and understand how wide a berth they need to give it. Even people who are experienced with this, though, can be injured if they miscalculate or become impatient to pass the machine. It can take quite a while to move a piece of farm equipment and if you're in a rush, it can seem like you'll never get by. Trying to hurry up the process, however, will more often than not get someone hurt.

When you are injured by a piece of farm equipment, there are a lot of questions that you will probably have. While a great deal of them will have to do with your recovery, many will also have to do with the legal ramifications of the incident. Not only will you have to figure out how to deal with your insurance companies, you may also have to worry about the insurance company that is used by the farm that owns the equipment that injured you. That is where you will need some help.

Here at Wayne Hardee Law, we know how confusing and frightening this time can be. When you are injured in a farm accident, you want a good medical team behind you to help your recovery. You should also want a good legal team to help you so that you can focus on healing instead of fighting with insurance companies. You deserve to have a great lawyer on your side as you go through this. Give us a call for your free consultation and see how much we can help you during this difficult time.