Worker’s left hand was pulled into a roll feed punch press machine and crushed between the sheet and rollers.


As a result, the worker’s ring finger and little finger were amputated. The front end of the machine presented a pinch point sufficient to crush and mutilate a worker’s hand. In addition, no emergency stop switches were provided in the danger area. After the accident, the defendant produced and installed screen guards to protect its employees from potential injuries resulting from the rollers.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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