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Equipment Malfunctions

Equipment Malfunctions in Maryland

Skilled Representation Courtesy of Our Laurel Construction Accident Lawyers

A significant percentage of equipment malfunctions result from defects in design, materials or assembly. In cases where a defect or modification to the piece of equipment has caused a serious accident, the injured person can initiate a product liability lawsuit against the party or parties responsible for the defect.

At McGowan & Cecil, LLC, we are experienced product liability attorneys in Laurel, Maryland. Our firm has the experience, technical resources, and financial strength to handle these challenging and hard-fought cases.

We handle cases involving all types of defective equipment and tools, including:

  • Heavy construction equipment
  • Industrial equipment
  • Conveyor belts and forklifts
  • Electric hand tools
  • Landscaping equipment and tools
  • Other types of defective and dangerous equipment

It is imperative that we preserve the evidence of your accident immediately.

Call us at (301) 761-2007 as soon as possible. We provide free consultations to all our clients.

Experienced in All Types of Product Liability Cases

Product liability cases often hinge on highly technical investigations performed by engineers, materials specialists, and other experts. When representing you, our Laurel equipment malfunction lawyers will work with specialists in appropriate disciplines to establish the mode of product failure and liability. McGowan & Cecil, LLC will vigorously advocate for you, seeking full compensation for your losses, including medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering.

Do You Have A Third-Party Claim?

Many, if not all, people who are injured on the job have workers' compensation insurance that pays benefits. If your accident was caused by a third party, such as an equipment supplier or service company, you may be eligible for additional compensation via a third-party claim. This is a separate, but related legal action that requires careful attention and coordination of both the workers' compensation claim and third-party claim. McGowan & Cecil, LLC has extensive experience in cases involving workers' compensation and third-party claims. We will work diligently to protect your rights and help you obtain maximum compensation from all sources.

To learn more about your legal options and how we can help you get the compensation you deserve, speak with a Laurel equipment malfunction attorney at our firm when you call (301) 761-2007.

Client Victories

Exceptional Service with Proven Results
  • Automobile Injury $ 90,000

    Our client was stopped for traffic on 495 when she was rear-ended by a commerical truck. The client sustained permanent thoracic and lumbar strains with L2-L5 disk bulges/protrusions.

  • Automobile Injury $222,599

    Our client was waiting to merge onto MD 100. The Defendant was exiting MD 100 when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the driver's side of client's vehicle. Client sustained a concussion and a Type 2 Slap tear of his left shoulder that required surgery.

  • Automobile Injury caused by Negligent Service $162,500

    One day, our client was driving the company truck to service a call. As he headed down I-695, a tire suddenly flew off of a car traveling in the opposite direction. It hurled through the air and ultimately struck his windshield. As a result of the collision, our client sustained multiple personal injuriesincluding tinnitus. This tinnitus is permanent and continually interferes with his ability to sleep and concentrate.

  • Automobile Injury caused by Negligent Service $100,000

    One day, our client went to get her oil changed and tires rotated. After the service was complete, she was driving down the street when her tire came off. This automotive failure caused new injuries and aggravated previous injuries.

  • Boating Injury $250,000

    Our client was a passenger on a boat that crashed into a seawall at night. The collision caused severe injuries to our client. We obtained a policy limits award of $250,000.00.

  • Convenience Store Injury $490,000

    A case of water fell off of the shelf onto our client's head while she was shopping. Our client suffers from permanent head, shoulder, and vision injuries as a result.

  • Drunk-Driver $2,000,000

    Our client was the passenger in the car when the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a tree. Our client was very badly injured and had to have his foot and two fingers amputated.

  • Drunk-Driver $125,000

    While intoxicated, the defendant lost control of his vehicle and traveled into the lane of oncoming traffic, striking our client's vehicle head on. Our client suffered injuries in his back and wrists. The wrist injury was persistent and required surgery.

  • Head-On Collision $872,354

    Our client's vehicle was struck head on when another driver crossed the center line and came into incoming traffic. The force of the impact caused serious head trauma to our client, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The insurance company settled after a complaint was filed and awarded our client $872,354.

  • Head-On Collision $250,000

    The defendant's vehicle crossed the median into oncoming traffic. He struck our client's motorcycle head-on. Our client was severely injured.

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Why McGowan & Cecil?

  • Our attorneys possess more than 100 years of collective legal experience.
  • We return calls! Our goal is to provide "Platinum Concierge Service."
  • Every case will be assigned at least one attorney and one paralegal.
  • We’ve won financial compensation in excess of $1 million on individual cases.
  • We handle PIP & property damage issues at no additional fee.

Client Testimonials

We Put Our Clients First
  • “If you are looking for a powerful and well-connected personal injury attorney, first consult McGowan and Cecil and you won’t need to look any further. They are exceptionally skilled in handling traumatic and life altering personal injury cases.”

    - Anonymous
  • “I am beyond pleased with how Attorney Scott Stengel handled my case. From our the first conversation he made me feel comfortable with his knowledge in law and I felt like my case was a priority.”

    - Arlondria
  • “If you are looking for a lawyer that is going to be up front and honest and truly give it their all then Scott is the man. I would highly recommend him for any personal injury case that you may have.”

    - Ciara