Forklift Accident Lawyers in New York
Fighting for the Rights of the Injured
Tens of thousands of construction site workers and other individuals are injured in forklift accidents every year. If you or someone you care about is one of these injured workers, get an experienced New York forklift injury attorney on your side. A lawyer can help you seek the money you need for lost wages, present and future medical bills, and other expenses.
The Paris Law Group, PC is an aggressive litigation firm committed to pursuing favorable results for our injured clients. We do not settle cases unless the settlement is truly in our client’s best interests. If we believe we can obtain more money for our clients through litigation, we will gladly battle the case out in court.
Common Kinds of Forklift Accidents
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lists the most common types of forklift accidents. They include:
- Workers injured in forklift rollovers or tip-overs
- Workers becoming crushed between the forklift and another vehicle
- Workers being run over or struck by a forklift
- Workers being struck by falling material
- Workers falling from a platform on the forks
In these types of accident cases, our law firm will ask the important questions such as:
- Was the forklift operator correctly trained?
- Did the forklift have a seat belt?
- Was the forklift regularly serviced and maintained?
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To learn more about your rights after any forklift accident, call The Paris Law Group, PC today at (888) 365-4940 or fill out our online contact form for a free consultation.
Slip & Fall $11 Million
A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to play the instrument.
Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million
The client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back, both of which resulted in surgeries.
Bus Accident $2.1 Million
A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of the client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.
Pedestrian Accident $2 Million
The client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.
Car Accident $1.7 Million
The client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.
Truck Accident $1.5 Million
The client, a 37-year-old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed the client cut him off. We aggressively litigated the case and on the eve of trial the defendant agreed to pay $1.5 million after previously taking a no-pay position.
Car Accident $1.25 Million
Through aggressive litigation, full policy limits in the amount of $1.25 million were tendered within 14 months of the accident for the injured passenger in a motor vehicle accident. The client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours.
Slip & Fall $1.2 Million
The client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back. The bar claimed that the accident never happened, and the bar blamed the owner of the premises for the condition of the sidewalk, with the owner of the premises blaming the bar.
Slip & Fall Injury $1 Million
A settlement was reached with a confidential defendant as a result of a fall at work. The client worked as a cash handler collecting money from banks. After picking up a bag of cash from a bank and placing it in the back of his armored vehicle, the security ink packets exploded frightening the client and causing him to fall backward, striking his head against the floor.
Scaffolding Accident $1 Million
In very contentious litigation and after extensive negotiations and multiple mediations, a settlement was reached for the client in the amount of $1 million. The client was working on a scaffold at a construction site when he lost his balance and fell 10 feet to the ground.