According to a recent report by the National Safety Council, farm accidents and related occupational hazards cause as many as 120,000 injuries per year. Nearly 1,500 of those injuries are fatal.
While the majority of farm accidents involve tractors and other machinery, there are a variety of hazards that may cause injury to farmers and agricultural workers. Some of the most common causes of farm accidents include:
- Combine accidents
- Grain bin explosions
- Tractor accidents
- Poor ventilation
- Grain handling accidents
- Accidents due to roaming livestock
- Dangerous or defective equipment
- Exposure to chemicals
If you or a family member has been injured as a result of a farm accident, contact the experienced personal injury attorneys at Kanoski Bresney. We have experience with farm accident claims and have been protecting the rights of injured people throughout central Illinois for more than 35 years.
Kanoski Bresney is the largest personal injury law firm in central Illinois. Our attorneys have handled thousands of personal injury claims and obtained more than $350 million in compensation for accident victims.
We Are Here to Help
Whether your case involves a catastrophic injury, wrongful death or less severe injury, we can help. Our attorneys are committed to helping accident victims. While we have handled high dollar value farm accident cases, we take on cases of all sizes — not just the high-dollar-value cases. Regardless of the severity of your injury, we are dedicated to helping you obtain the compensation you deserve.
Contact Our Central Illinois Farm Accident Lawyers
With offices in Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Macomb, Pekin, Quincy, Rushville, and Springfield, we can effectively serve clients throughout central Illinois. If you have been injured in a farm accident, contact Kanoski Bresney today at 217-280-4985 or by e-mail.