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Pittsburgh Attorneys For Injuries Caused By
Defective Machinery and Power Tools

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When Bad Product Hurt Good People - Your Case is Our Cause

Which Law Firm Handles Product Liability Cases for Defective Machinery and Power Tools?

Construction, industrial, factory, and even office workers rely on heavy machinery and power tools on a daily basis. While these tools can make even the most difficult job a much more simple task, these devices can be meticulously engineered and even the slightest miscalculation or manufacturing oversight can create an opportunity to cause catastrophic personal injury to the user and innocent bystanders.

The attorneys at Schiffman Firm in Pittsburgh focus on product liability and defective product cases with a track record of delivering multimillion-dollar results to our clients.

Our team has repeated success with cases involving defective tools and machinery when other lawyers and law firms have refused to accept or quit pursuing when the road got too rough. We put in the time and effort to collaborate with leading industry experts and engineers to create a creative and hands-on approach to your case to help secure the compensation you deserve.

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If you or a loved one was injured by a defective piece of machinery or a power tool, contact us today for a free case assessment. You won’t pay for our services unless we win your case.

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Retailers, Manufacturers, Employers

Who Is Liable Defective Power Tools or Machinery Accidents?

Understanding where product liability (Read: What is product liability?) lies can be a complex legal matter. Often more than one party can be liable when a defective product like a power tool or piece of machinery causes a personal injury or wrongful death.

For instance, when a person injured at work due to a defective machine or tool may have a claim for workers’ compensation.

This may not be the only avenue to receiving compensation and recovering damages.

In this example, the victim may also be able to bring their case against the machine or tool manufacturer and the retailer or seller of the device – if the proper conditions are met.

This is where an experienced product liability attorney is needed. Our team of attorneys focuses on product liability and defective product cases. With our experience, we are able to discover unseen aspects of your case to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free review of your personal injury case.

Product Liability Can Be Attributed To:

  • The product designer
  • The product manufacturer
  • A parts manufacturer
  • The wholesaler
  • The retailer
  • The advertiser
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Over 100 Years of Combined Expertise in Successful Defective Product Litigation

What Makes Schiffman Firm Different From Other Personal Injury and Product Liability Law Firms?

If you or someone you love is injured by a power tool or a piece of machinery you want to be sure that they will be properly represented by a team with the expertise, knowledge, and determination to ensure that you get what you deserve – that’s us.

The attorneys at Schiffman Firm are relentless in representing personal injury victims. Our knowledge-based and fact-finding approach to every case creates a unique and creative narrative in arguing in our client’s favor.

Schiffman Firm has successfully litigated thousands of cases – including those that were turned down from other leading law firms and lawyers in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvnia. If your case has been turned away by other law firms, contact our team for a free consultationwe might find something that the other experts missed.

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We Know The Products and How They Work

Our team has the industry knowledge and capabilities to tear down each piece of machinery or tools to a micro-level. Our attorneys know how to read and interpret blueprints, product diagrams, and engineering documents to discover how products work and what caused them to fail.

This knowledge is vital and may even be the most important part when representing you in your defective product case.

What types of machinery and tools cause injury?
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We Know The Industry Experts

Our team has access to a massive network of industry experts to reach out to and collaborate with. With over 100 years of combined experience in representing victims in defective product personal injury cases, the number of peers, engineers, and product experts we can rely on is unrivaled.

Having a dedicated expert on the specific product at fault can be the crucial part in proving your case and our attorneys can help bring that expertise and knowledge to your case.

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We Put in The Time

Cases that involve personal injuries caused by defective products, machinery, or power tools can take massive amounts of time to put together. Successfully arguing cases for victims can be challenging as the law is very complex and these cases require experience, time, and financial resources.

Our team is aggressive and dedicated to representing clients that have been hurt on the job by machinery or tools. For us, it’s not just a slogan – “When bad products hurt good people, your case becomes our cause.” 

We are often able to provide secure evidence storage to our clients free of charge which saves them an otherwise costly expense and provides our attorneys and experts with the access they need to the vital evidence that must be evaluated or examined while preparing a product liability case.

Our attorneys know the right places to look to locate exemplars that can be used by experts in extensive destructive and non-destructive testing to find the answers to complex questions of causation and legal fault or liability.

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Heavy Machinery, Factory Equipment, Power Tools, Office Equipment

What Are Some Common Defective Machines, Tools, or Equipment?

For people that work with machinery or tools every day, it can become almost second nature.

While these pieces of equipment may require extensive training and certification, no amount of preparation can prepare someone for an accident caused by a defect from the manufacturer or retailer.

At Schiffman Firm, we have had significant and repeated success with cases involving defective tools and machines that other attorneys and law firms have refused to take or have quit pursuing when the road got too rough.

Our attorneys have handled cases involving defective machines or tools of every type including:


Power Tools and Hand Tools


Heavy Machinery and Industrial Equipment

  • Hydraulic presses
  • Robotic heavy machinery
  • Sheet metal punches
  • Pneumatic roller
  • Forklift
  • Loaders
  • Backhoes
  • Tractors
  • Oil and gas drill equipment

Lawn and Garden Tools and Equipment

  • Snow blowers and snow throwers
  • Gas-powered leaf blowers
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Weed wackers and line trimmers
  • Excavator
  • Lawn tractors and lawn mowers
  • Gas grills
  • Brush cutters
  • Gel fuels for grills
  • Off road utility carts

Office Equipment and Tools

  • Printing presses
  • Industrial paper shredders
  • Office chairs
  • Powered and automatic staplers
  • Binding machines
  • Escalators and elevators

Frequently Asked Questions

How is much my injury from a defective machine, tool, or piece of equipment worth?

Personal injury cases and compensation can vary case by case. It’s very difficult for anyone to give you an accurate estimate of how much your case is worth.

The best suggestion our team can offer is to contact our attorneys in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a free review of your case. You don’t pay anything for our services unless we help you recover money from your case.

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What Can Our Team Help You With Today?

From personal injury to product liability - Schiffman Firm has the legal expertise and experience to take on a wide variety of cases with a proven track record of delivering results for their clients.

Our attorneys are always ready to listen to your case. Contact us today for a free review of your case - you don't pay anything for our legal services unless you win your case.

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Burns and Hazardous Material Injuries

Our attorneys handle lawsuits and legal cases for personal injuries due to a variety of burns including:
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Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord, brain, and concussion injuries are complex legal matters - our team has experience and expertise in working with:
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Concussions
Pediatric Brain Injries
Spinal Cord Injuries
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Wrongful and Accidental Deaths

Negligence, in any form, can lead to a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits - sometimes it can, unfortunately, lead to death. Our team can represent the families and the estate of wrongful death victims to ensure fair compensation is received and justice is served.
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Estates, Wills, and Trusts

Navigating wills, trusts, and estates can be complicated and require attorneys experienced in understanding the various nuances and associated laws within. We provide valuable experience in:
Will and Trust Contests
Estate and Title Disputes
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Workers' Compensation

At Schiffman Firm, we know how Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system works and — most importantly — how to make this system work for our clients.
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Business and Employment Litigation

Focused on delivering efficient and cost-effective business law solutions to small and midsized organizations - we provide ongoing counsel and legal services including:
Startups
Entity Formation (LLC)
Business Litigation
Business Transactions
Breach of Contracts
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