Ports are a hive of activity, with large trucks, trains and ships all converging at the same point. Amongst the business of these places, lies the potential for accidents to happen. Even the most cautious dock worker is vulnerable to injury.
Many of the catastrophic injuries we see that occur in our ports are preventable, and are simply due to negligence.
Negligence of Dock Workers
Whether a longshoreman, a truck driver, a train engineer or an administrative agent, all it takes is a careless moment for an accident to occur. In our ports, even a moment of carelessness is not tolerable. The effects of someone looking away, taking their hand off the wheel or plying things a little too risky is not acceptable. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence while working at, or visiting one of our nation’s ports, then you have grounds to make a claim against the responsible party or their employer.
Product Liability in our Ports
Due to the sheer scale of operations in a port, equipment used must be maintained at the highest standard. With men and women’s lives trusted to the equipment lifting and moving large shipping containers, failure to maintain safe equipment by business owners is an act of negligence.
California Port Cities
California has some of the largest and busiest ports in our nation, which increases the potential of injury occurring within the state.
Port of Long Beach
If you have been injured in an accident at the Port of Long Beach, our team of injury lawyers can help you make a financial recovery. Contact our Los Angeles office to speak with one of our injury attorneys.
Port of San Francisco
The Port of San Francisco is Northern California’s busiest port. Accepting cargo from all over the world, the port is particularly vulnerable to accidents due to regular inclement weather. If you need to speak with an attorney that knows the ins-and-outs of port accidents, contact our San Francisco office.
Port of San Diego
San Diego port injuries happen. If you have been injured while visiting or working at the Port of San Diego, we can help you obtain the compensation you need to make a full recovery and move forward with your life. The next step is to contact our firm’s San Diego office to speak to an accident lawyer.
Getting Legal Help for Your Port Accident
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed while working at a port, there are important steps that you will want to take without delay. To protect your rights and your family, call the accident attorneys at The Torkzadeh Law Firm today – (888) 845-9696.