Forklifts are highly productive machines designed to travel fast, maneuver in confined spaces, and to raise, lower and carry loads. The same design characteristics that make the forklift a highly efficient material handler also makes it very vulnerable to upset and other dangerous hazards.
While forklifts are necessary tools for people who operate them and those who work around them, they cause many deaths and serious injury because they are prone to:
Accidents caused by forklifts are predictable and can be prevented by a safer design and the installation of available safeguards. These simple design changes and procedures can make forklifts safer:
Our Philadelphia products liability lawyers are experienced in representing victims of serious injury or death due to the unsafe forklifts. We are happy to answer any questions and review your case for free. Please call us at 800-222-USWA (8792) or complete our short contact form and a member of our firm will contact you.
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