Birmingham Defective Ladder Attorneys
Many occupations require the use of ladders, causing workers to be unable to perform their jobs if they are not provided. These ladders must be maintained and inspected to ensure they are safe and will not unduly endanger the workers, however, as any ladder that is defective might collapse or injure someone. Sadly, workers who are injured by a defect in a ladder may have to pay for significant medical costs, in addition to having to deal with the other repercussions caused by such an accident.
Far too many workers are put in danger by the use of defective or malfunctioning ladders. When these workers are harmed by such negligence, they may be able to take action against the responsible party and pursue financial compensation for their suffering. If you or a coworker has been injured in a defective ladder accident, contact an experienced Birmingham ladder accident attorney of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., today by calling 205-414-8160 to discuss your legal position.
Injuries Caused by Defective Ladders
The most common result of a defect in a ladder is a ladder collapse. Such an incident could result in many different, and serious, injuries for any person involved. For instance, some common injuries that could result from a defective ladder might include:
- Bruising / contusions
- Fractured or broken bones
- Strains or sprains
- Head injuries / brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
Defects in a ladder can be dangerous for not just a worker who is on the ladder, but also for anyone near the ladder, especially if it collapses. As such, it is the responsibility of those in charge and those who make the ladders to ensure they will not unduly cause such accidents.
If you or someone you work with has been hurt because of a ladder defect, a Birmingham defective ladder lawyers of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., can fight for you. Call us today at 205-414-8160 to see how we may be able to get compensation for your losses.