Defective Machine Guarding Accident Lawyer

Machine Injury Attorneys

Safeguards are essential to protect workers from these preventable injuries. Any machine part, function, or process that can cause injury must be safeguarded. These hazards must be eliminated or controlled. If you were injured at work, speak with our St. Louis product liability attorneys at The Simon Law Firm, P.C.

Moving machine parts can cause severe workplace injuries including:

  • Crushed fingers or hands
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Blindness
  • Death
contact us about your case

National Machine Accident Attorneys

Machine-related injuries are very common, but these accidents can be prevented. There are safety rules about machine guarding mandated by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). Unfortunately, these rules are often ignored, exposing workers to life-threatening dangers. In fact, failing to properly guard machines is one of the top 10 reasons that employers are cited for OSHA violations.

What is Machine Guarding?

OSHA requires a shield or device to cover hazardous areas of a machine. This shield is designed to prevent contact with body parts. It also helps to control hazards associated with these machines, including flying wood or metal chips and loud, ear-damaging noise.

If not properly guarded, machines such as those listed below can cause severe crushing or amputation injuries:

  • Guillotine cutters
  • Bailers
  • Alligator shears and other types of shears
  • Power presses
  • Mill machinery
  • Various handheld power tools
  • Power saws
  • Jointers
  • Forming rolls and calendars
  • Shredders

The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Experience

Machinery accidents often occur because machine manufacturers, operators, and employers ignore safety rules. Machinery accidents can and should be prevented by following established safety rules. If an unguarded machine injured you, you should hire our product liability attorneys. We have experience dealing with the large companies that manufacture machinery and we handle complex cases nationwide.

The St. Louis product liability lawyers at The Simon Law Firm, P.C. have tried cases against some of the largest companies in the world. We have the experience and dedication necessary to achieve exceptional results, and we are proud of our long and successful history litigating product liability cases.

Meet our Dedicated Team of Attorneys

When you are in need of qualified and reliable guidance, you know where to turn.
The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is ready to listen to your story and review the complex aspects of your case.

Simon Law News

Heels in the CourtroomPodcasts
August 10, 2022

EP519 – Trial Story from Rural Missouri

EP519 - Trial Story from Rural Missouri It’s an auto accident case in a small…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 10, 2022

EP328 – Persuasion Science for Trial Lawyers with John P. Blumberg

EP328 - Persuasion Science for Trial Lawyers with John P. Blumberg Ever wonder why the…
Heels in the CourtroomPodcasts
August 3, 2022

EP518 – Learning From Losing Part Two

EP518 – Learning From Losing Part Two This hard-fought birth injury case didn’t turn out…
PodcastsThe Jury Is Out
August 3, 2022

EP327 – The Authentic Lawyer with Brad Winters Part Three

EP327 – The Authentic Lawyer with Brad Winters Part Three Brad Winters started writing down…
Our mission is to provide the highest-quality legal services with
integrity, professionalism, and respect for our clients.

Contact Our Firm Today

The Simon Law Firm, P.C. has the resources and expertise to handle your case without sacrificing the personalized counsel and support you deserve.

contact us