Injury Due To Crane Accident at Recycler, Louisiana Premises LiabilityPosted: November 4, 2013 | Author: Lawyer | Filed under: Defective Product Cases | Tags: Personal injury lawyers Louisiana | Comments Off on Injury Due To Crane Accident at Recycler, Louisiana Premises Liability
Louisiana Premises Liability – Crane Accident at Recycler Blamed for Injury
According to the Louisiana Record, a recycling company is being sued by two Louisiana men who were injured on its premises. The men were harmed by a crane that was being used to try to remove scrap metal from a trailer. Lawyers in Louisiana know that when a company provides a service to the public and opens its doors to do business, the company has an obligation to ensure the safety of patrons. In this case, it will be important to determine if the company fell short in its obligation in a way that led to the crane accident and resulting injuries.
What is the Recycling Company’s Responsibility?
The Louisiana Record reports that the two men injured at the recycling company were hurt as a result of a crane attached to a trailer belonging to one of the men. The crane was attached to help remove scrap metal when it got stuck and allegedly lifted. The trailer was shaken by the crane and hit the rear of one of the men’s trucks. Both of the men were reportedly injured as a result of the impact.
The two men filed a lawsuit in the Central District Court and the defendant recycling company has been accused of failing to properly train its employs, improperly entrusting a crane to its employees, and operating a business with unsafe practices and unsafe operations.
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