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Recovering from a Farming Injury

Agriculture is among the most hazardous occupations. The death rate in agricultural industry is estimated to be four times than the other industries when combined. Serious farm injuries occur mostly due to the heavy machineries that are used on the farms. Many of these serious injuries send the workers to the hospital for weeks, months or sometimes even for years for recovering from a farming injury. These recoveries cost them more than they even earned. These farm accidents often result in the financial distress of the workers because of the huge medical bills, rehabilitation and even missed pay due to absence of work.

The most common injuries that have been noted in the past years include the injuries that are related to the handling of animals on the farm like being kicked by a horse, injured by cattle, bitten by the dogs and other animal related injuries that are most common on the farms. Due to the use of very heavy machines on farms the level of risk increases, in these cases injury is mostly caused due to the collision of the heavy machineries or crushing caused due to heavy machinery. Electrocution, amputation, dismemberment, heat related injuries and machine entanglement are some of the other reasons because of which farm injuries can take place. Workers on the farm should always take care of their safety, they should follow the safety rules when they operate on very heavy machinery like tractors, hay balers, tillers, trailers, mowers, combines, harvesters, and work trucks.

It is the responsibility of the employer that he should provide the required training to all the employees so that there can be safety for the workers at the farm. Most of the farm injuries can result into death or can permanently disable the person; these injuries include amputated or mangled limbs, head trauma, lacerations and scars with catastrophic back injuries. This makes it necessary for the person injured on the farm to get compensation so that he can recover from the loss he has suffered. There are many of the farm accident attorney companies who hire the experts in farm equipments engineering or accident reconstruction so that it can be easily identified if the machinery was not properly designed or if there was problem in the safety guards which created the environment for the injury. If a person gets injured on the farm due to someone else’s negligence then he can file claim for compensation for recovering from the farming injury by hiring an experienced solicitor.

Work Accident Claim
Mr W was working as an electrician in a poorly lit cellar when he fell onto breeze blocks left by the contractor. He suffered a knee injury that prevented him from pursuing his dream of setting up a business on his own. Mr W was awarded £57,000.00
"I would give the money back today not to have had this accident, but I felt in safe hands with my Solicitor."
Mrs W of Portsmouth