Have you, or a loved one, been injured in a Pennsylvania farming accident? If so you may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation for your injuries, lost wages, medical bills and diminished quality of life. You should seek the legal counsel of a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation lawyer handling farm accident claims.
I am Montgomery County Workers’ Comp Attorney James V. Monaghan and I am aware of the damage that can be done to your body, your ability to provide for your family and your health if you are hurt while working on a farm in the Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia County areas. Please contact my office at (610) 275-5800 as I offer free consultations to workplace accident victims. I also handle work injury claims on a contingency fee basis meaning I charge no fee unless I recover for you.
Pennsylvania Farm & Agricultural Statistics
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has over 58,000 farms throughout its’ 67 counties. Commodities produced on Pennsylvania farms are primarily chickens, cows, pigs and various grains. There are also many private and public horse farms throughout Pennsylvania. Everyday farmers, and their hired hands, are injured in Pennsylvania. Many of these accidents can result in permanent disability, loss of limb and wrongful death. With multiple generations working together and the fact that farms are, in many cases peoples home and places of employment, an injury suffered in a farming accident can be particularly devastating. With my many years experience handling workers’ compensation claims I lawyers have the resources, skills and courtroom experience to help restore your life and livelihood after a Pennsylvania farm accident.
Types of Farming Accidents
Working on a farm, while very noble and gratifying, can also be extremely dangerous. Farm work is very labor intensive and has the capacity to result in physical injury due to the wear and tear it has on the body. Also, a lot of farm work is done with machines and if not operated properly, or if they are not properly maintained, they can cause injuries as well. Common farm accidents and injuries can include:
- Tractor accidents
- Combine accidents
- Equipment and machine accidents
- Injuries caused by livestock (and other types of animals)
- Amputation injuries
- Exposure to pesticides and other toxic substances
- Head, neck and back injuries
- Repetitive stress injuries
Why Hire a Workers Comp Attorney After a Farming Accident?
After a serious accident or injury occurs on a farm you need immediate medical help. You may not consider it but you will also need legal help as you may be entitled to benefits and monetary compensation for your injuries, medical bills and lost wages. From my Montgomery County workers’ compensation law office I am ready to guide you through the very complicated Pennsylvania workers comp system. As your attorney I will do whatever is necessary to obtain fair and just compensation for you and your family.
Whether an injury is related to an animal, heavy equipment, a defective product, toxic chemical exposure, or a slip and fall, I will care for your legal needs the way I would care for my own family’s—with the passion and dedication it takes to help rebuild your life. And there is no fee charged unless we win the case.
In your pursuit of justice, turn to me, Montgomery County Workers’ Compensation Lawyer James V. Monaghan for the care and legal service that you and your family deserve. Contact me today at (610) 275-5800 for a free consultation. I serve those injured at work in the Doylestown, Kennett Square, Media, Norristown and Philadelphia metropolitan areas.
I am certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.