Causes of Loading Dock Accidents

Are you wondering what the causes of loading dock accidents are in Augusta? After watching this educational video, call our Augusta lawyers to get started.

What are the causes of accidents in loading docks?

We’re representing a client that was involved in a loading dock accident case in Harlem, Georgia, and he asked us to help investigate the cause of his loading dock accident. If you’re reading this, you may have questions about common causes of loading dock accident cases. I think it’s important to go back to square one as to where the freight originated. Was the freight that was being unloaded at the loading dock loaded properly, stored properly, and/or secured properly? Was the truck that brought the freight to the loading dock operating under federal and state standards? Were they operating within the policy and procedure of that freight company?

Another common cause of loading dock accidents would be logistics companies and whether they properly supervised the loading of the freight on the tractor trailers and containers. Inattentive or untrained forklift drivers can be a cause of a loading dock accident. Failure of equipment with forklifts and pallets and pallet jacks can also be the cause of an accident.

If you have any questions at all about loading dock accidents in Georgia, please feel free to give us a call. We’d be happy to help.

Were you or a loved one injured at a loading dock in Georgia and have questions about the cause of loading dock accidents? Contact the experienced Georgia personal injury attorneys at Nimmons Malchow Johnson Injury Lawyers today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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