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People Injured by Wood Chippers

Wood chippers are machines that are vastly efficient and powerful. They enable cleanup crews and landscapers to dispose of and remove the bushes, trees, and other waste in the yard in an expedient and economical manner.

Wood chippers can also result in people injured by wood chippers when equipment are not used suitably, or because of a flaw in design or defect, they fail to operate safely.

Injuries Caused by Defects in Wood Chippers

There are a number of ways that equipment with defects can cause injuries for operators, and individuals in close proximity.

The following are several examples of typical injuries sustained, which can happen because of defects in materials or designs:

Injuries to the face or eyes which are due to the passing of debris past or through a safety guard with defects.

Sustained injuries can be critical, and result in blindness or permanent disfigurement.

Defects in a wood chipper can result in losing a leg or an arm, or a finger or fingers when the hand of the victim gets caught in the equipment.

If the wood chipper, at a high velocity, chucks out debris, and an employee gets hit in his or her head, it can result in permanent and extensive brain damage.

At times, it can take ample time for traumatic brain injury symptoms to surface; by this juncture, the damage is normally irreversible. 


The nature of the injuries can be so catastrophic, that those who survive suffer emotionally and mentally long after the occurrence of the circumstances.

If individuals have suffered from permanent disability or become disfigured, this could have an impact on a sense of value and self-worth when they no longer can support loved ones as they did at one time.

Sustained from wood chipper accidents, deep lacerations can be critical. These wounds, in addition to a need for prompt healthcare attention, can become bacteria-infected discovered in the debris and wood which was processed.

People injured by wood chippers from accidents can die from catastrophic wounds.

Loved ones are left behind, when this occurs, without a guardian, companion, mentor, or breadwinner.

A claim for wrongful death can assist you in recovering damages to replace the punitive contribution of that individual to loved ones; this can also help with the emotional and mental suffering, which is a result of the passing of a family member.

It is impossible to replace people who happened to have been family. However, a wrongful death claim can assuage the transition, and help loved ones move on without becoming concerned with how to fulfill financial obligations.

Product defective liability attorneys represent the interests and rights of people injured by wood chippers. The equipment they were operating did not function in the manner intended or advertised.

You may need an attorney with skills, expertise, knowledge and ample experience to assist you with legal questions and concerns to pursue entitled financial compensation.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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