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Agriculture Illness Injury Solicitors

Agriculture and farming is one of the dangerous occupations resulting in injuries. Agriculture is one of the most dangerous occupations because there are various heavy equipments that are used to carry out the work. The farmers use heavy machinery and equipments that are generally located in isolated places and therefore the farmers are at a greater risk of getting seriously injured. There are also other injuries that are experienced by farmers that are not their fault. There are cases where farming equipment such as tractors are not fitted properly, keeping in mind the safety measures, warnings and precautions that are required.  This can lead to various serious accidents and injuries. These injuries can also sometimes result in death.

These accidents that are caused even when the farmers are not at fault can have adverse effects on the lives of the farmers and also the family members. These accidents can be avoided if the equipments that are used by the farmers are properly designed so that they can be prevented from having injuries thereby protecting the farmers in cases where they make a mistake.

If there is no safety precautions mentioned on the machinery, the farmer might get crushed or tangled in the machine or equipment. This might result in the farmer loosing their parts of body or limbs while they get caught. There are various farming equipments that are used by the farmers while they work on the agricultural fields. These include the tractors, power take-offs, augers, barn cleaners and power drives. The approximate death rate that is caused by the agricultural injury ranges within 500-600 each year.

If the farmer faces the agricultural injury that is a result of the particular piece of machinery that is not well equipped with the proper protections or because of the defective equipments, the injured farmers are liable to the compensatory claim for the agricultural injury sustained while they were working and that was not because of their fault. There are well qualified and proficient Agricultural illness injury solicitors who specialise in the agricultural accidents that are a result of the defected machines or the lacking proper precautions.

The agricultural illness injury solicitors investigate the case properly and also determine the cause of injury because of which the injury was caused so that it makes it easy for the solicitors to make out the amount that can be received for the injuries that were sustained. In cases where the solicitors determine that the injury was caused because of the malfunctioned machines or the improper safety measures, the solicitors have the authority of taking a legal action against the company that has produced the machinery and can also ask for the compensation claim for the injuries that the farmer has sustained. Also sometimes the company pays for expenses for the family needs till the time the injured farmer gets back to work.
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Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case