Quad Cities Farming Accident Lawyers

Farming Accident Lawyers Serving Quad Cities

Quad Cities farming accident lawyers

Agricultural and animal farm workers face a variety of unique on-the-job risks and dangers. Some of the same risks and dangers apply to non-workers who visit a farm for school-related activities, fruit picking, and other activities.

If you or a loved one has been injured while working at or visiting a farm, contact the Quad Cities farming accident lawyers at Winstein, Kavensky & Cunningham. 

We can ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your farm-related injuries or the wrongful death of a relative.

Major Causes of Farming Accidents and Injuries in Quad Cities

According to the 2022 data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, agricultural workers suffered 146 fatal injuries. Transportation incidents were the leading cause, followed by contact with objects and equipment, exposure to harmful substances or environments, and falls, slips, and trips.  

While transportation accidents are the leading cause of fatalities, defective farm equipment, and hazardous work conditions often cause most of the non-fatal farm-related injuries. 

Injuries can range from minor to more serious, such as broken bones, lacerations, traumatic brain injury, respiratory problems, spinal cord injuries, degenerative diseases, and even death.  

Common types of farming accidents and injuries include:

  • Heatstroke
  • Animal farm-related injuries
  • Chemical exposure
  • Equipment defects
  • Equipment-related injuries
  • Failure to train farm workers 
  • Failure to provide a safe work environment
  • Fertilizer burns
  • Machinery and truck rollover accidents
  • Malfunctioning or defective farm equipment
  • Silo suffocation
  • Slip and falls
  • Tractor/car accidents
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Unmarked dangers
  • Grain auger, bush hog, and hay baler accidents

Compensation for Farming Accident Injuries

Our Quad Cities personal injury attorneys know how to seek compensation for those injured in a farming accident by establishing negligence and filing a:

Recovery compensation may include:

  • Medical expenses for all past and future medical care
  • Past and future wage replacement
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional loss

Since laws differ from state to state, working with an experienced local attorney will significantly increase your chances of getting the compensation you deserve. 

Our Quad Cities Farming Accident Lawyers Can Help

With over 120 years of experience serving clients with personal injury cases in Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Whiteside, or Knox counties in Illinois, as well as Scott, Cedar, Muscatine, Jackson, or Clinton Counties in Iowa, you can trust our team to handle all your legal needs so that you can focus on recovery.

If you recently suffered an accident while working at or visiting a Quad Cities farm, contact Winstein, Kavensky & Cunningham for a free consultation to learn more about your legal options following a Quad Cities farming accident. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can reach us by phone at (309) 794-1515, via LiveChat, or by completing this form