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BEST MINNESOTA FARM INJURY LAWYER-MINNEAPOLIS

BEST MINNESOTA FARM INJURY LAWYER

Injured in farm accident? Looking for a lawyer that understands farming?  Looking for a lawyer that has a successful track record of representing the victims of farm injuries?

Farming is dangerous business.  The fatality rate for agricultural workers was  7 times higher than the national average.  23% of that fatalities involved machinery-related injuries.

Annually, over 400 farmers and farm workers are killed in work-related injuries.   That is a fatality rate of 19 deaths per 100,000 workers.  A large percentage involved machinery, especially tractors. That is a rate that is 7 times greater than in other industries.

The SCHMIDT SALITA LAW TEAM has lawyers who are experienced with farm accident injuries with a proven track record including the following:

  • Injury of farm girl whose arm was caught in mixer-grinder implement-Settled for confidential amount.
  • Arm amputation of farm boy caught in unguarded PTO-Settled for confidential amount.
  • Serious injuries of Iowa farm worker in Minnesota trucking accident-Settlement for total of $2.2 million.
  • Settlement for farmer involved in trucking collision-$2 million.
  • Court verdict for farmer in equipment malfunction case-$630,000.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team members have settled, or received jury verdicts, in many other cases that can be share on a confidential basis.  Please contact the Schmidt Salita Law Team using the contact form on the website.

Schmidt has a track record of bringing justice to the victims of agricultural injury and death claims He also has a track record of bringing justice to farmers in cases of insurance ($54 million class action against Chubb Insurance for midwest farmers); herbicide nonperformance ($600,000.00 recovery for farmers against Ciba Giegy Chemical), recovery against Hubbard Milling for negligent ration balancing of a dairy herd, $1.4 million for dairy farmer for defective dairy vaccine.

  • https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/aginjury/default.html
  • http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2014/05/08/310724952/injuries-on-the-farm-happen-much-more-often-than-were-told
  • http://nasdonline.org/1241/d001045/a-review-of-farm-accident-data-sources-and.html

The Schmidt Salita Law Team has locations throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as Minnetonka, Maple GrovePlymouthOsseoAnokaCoon RapidsBrooklyn CenterFridleyBlaineShoreviewWoodburyFalcon HeightsColumbia ParkStillwaterHastingsInver GroveCottage GroveSouth St. PaulApple ValleyEaganBurnsvilleSavageShakopeeRichfieldBloomingtonChaskaChanhassenEdina, Eden Prairie, and Hopkins.

Additional Resources:

  • https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/aginjury/default.html
  • http://www.westernfarmpress.com/blog/death-farm-grim-reality-agriculture
  • http://nasdonline.org/1241/d001045/a-review-of-farm-accident-data-sources-and.html
  • https://modernfarmer.com/2014/06/farm-deaths/
  • https://www.osha.gov/dsg/topics/agriculturaloperations/
  • https://www.nationwide.com/ergonomics-for-farm-work.jsp
  • https://www.fbfs.com/learning-center/10-tips-to-help-you-avoid-injury-on-your-farm-or-ranch
  • https://www.marshfieldresearch.org/Media/Default/NFMC/PDFs/2016-Child-Ag-Injury-Fact-Sheet.pdf
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19042689
  • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335516300535