Peoria Farm Accident Lawyers

Illinois agriculture feeds the world with its agricultural productivity. Along the way, however, it is the scene of countless serious farm accidents. Every year, thousands of people are hurt by negligent management, poorly designed products, malfunctioning equipment, explosions and fires.

There are several different kinds of farms, ranging from the small family farm to aggregate farms, medium-sized industrial farms and giant corporate farms. The standards of "responsibility and reasonableness" for maintaining a safe operation vary according to farm type. Corporate farms, because they are so large and conduct operations on a larger scale, are held to higher standards.

Our Farming Injury Attorneys Stand by You

Strong Law Offices is especially interested in farm accident cases where there is negligence in equipment maintenance, or negligence in the handling of livestock. As with all our research, we seek to understand the where, why and how of the injury. Once we are sure of the facts, we proceed aggressively to assert your claim.

When accidents happen, Strong Law Offices is there to represent injured individuals and their families. Many of these accidents are heartbreaking, involving children who are permanently disfigured or even killed.

Peoria Farm Accident Attorneys Who Understand the Ag Workplace

The recourse of personal injury law is especially important to farm workers, who are not protected by workers' compensation.

Here are just a few of the injuries we have seen, with the dangerous circumstances that caused them:

  • Chemical burns
Leaking anhydrous tanks
  • Crushing
Tractor rollovers and combine overturns
  • Amputation
Unshielded augers
  • Head and brain injuries
Gas and machine explosions
  • Asphyxiation
Improper venting
  • Wrongful death
Grain dryer fires
  • Broken legs
Inadequate labeling on grain augers
  • Severe lacerations
Removed blade guards
  • Poisonings
Toxic chemicals

Farm workers have become trapped in grain bins or silos where they have suffocated. Others have been trapped in enclosed spaces that do not have proper oxygen levels or that are contaminated with silo gas or manure gas. Still others have been involved in accidents with augers, balers, front-end loaders, backhoes, pickup trucks, ATVs and even livestock.

Commonplace accidents on farms also occur when safety devices, such as shields, are removed from equipment, workers are not properly trained or supervised, or broken or faulty farm implements are used despite disrepair.

For Maximum Recovery, Contact Strong Law Offices Today

At Strong Law Offices, we investigate each case, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses and preparing documentation of the accident. When necessary, we consult with professional accident reconstructionists, engineers and other experts to present the best case possible for maximum compensation.

It's a hard way of life and, if you have been injured on the farm, Strong Law Offices will work hard to get the compensation you deserve. Farm accidents can be serious and oftentimes lead to severe personal injury, amputation or death. If you or a loved one has been injured by an unsafe work or farming practice, you may be eligible to bring a legal claim.

Contact our lawyers at 866-606-7862 to schedule a free initial consultation at one of our offices in Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield or Decatur. We are available to meet at your home or hospital bed at your request.

When You Have Been Injured, Get Strong — We Are On Your Side