Punch Press Malfunctions Accidents
A punch press is either a handheld or machine powered device that shapes metal. Unfortunately, the power of machine powered punch presses makes them extremely dangerous to the operator and others. In fact, the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) has reported that 49% of accidents involving a mechanical power press result in an amputation.
Punch press accidents occur due to a variety of reasons, including poor maintenance, inadequate supervision, inadequate training, defective parts, and inadequate inspections. In order to determine exactly why a punch press accident has occurred it is essential for a thorough independent investigation to be performed. The NYC Punch Press Malfunction Attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf perform their own independent investigation of their client’s punch press accident to ensure that all necessary information is obtained.Our Ny Punch Press Malfunction Lawyers Retain the Most Qualified Experts to Ensure the Best Representation of Their Clients
In addition to performing an investigation, due to the complex nature of many punch press accidents, it is critical for an attorney to retain well qualified experts to inspect the punch press involved in the accident and to review all relevant documents. The NY Punch Press Accident Lawyers at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf will retain the necessary experts to examine the punch press to ensure that their clients receive the best possible representation.
There are many potential parties that may be at fault for a punch press accident, such as the manufacturer, the owner, and various others. Determining who is at fault for a punch press accident requires a thorough understanding of the various laws of New York and New Jersey, in particularly the Labor Law of New York §240(1), §241(6) and §200. As a result of representing clients in punch press accidents for over 100 years, the NYC construction accident attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf have vast knowledge in these areas of law. In fact, the firm’s attorneys have been asked to lecture time and time again to other attorneys, judges and other legal professionals on the various construction laws.
If you or a loved one has been severely injured or killed as a result of a punch press malfucntion, please contact the New York Punch Press Accident Attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.