The U.S. Department of Labor stated that between 2003 and 2011, 1,533 fatalities were recorded to have occurred in association with farm tractors. Farm tractors are considered among the top causes of debilitating injuries and deaths on farms, which prompted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to come up with guidelines for driving and operating farm tractors:
No matter how careful a tractor driver might be, he could still be at risk of farm tractor injury due to a faulty farm tractor. If you believe an injurious farm accident has resulted from defective farm equipment, consult with our team of attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to get legal help in possibly filing for a claim. Call our Madison office at (414) 271-0900 for a free case assessment.