Holding Corporations Responsible For Negligent Actions

Lawsuits Against Corporations

suing a corporationIf a business or one of its employees is guilty of negligence the business may be liable for any resulting harms or injuries.  Negligence includes actions or inaction that result in hazards or accidents that cause injury or death.  The business and/or its insurance company may be responsible for paying medical bills, lost wages, and other damages that were caused by the accident.   

Failure to Properly Maintain Vehicles, Equipment or Premises

Businesses have duty to meet local, state, and federal regulations that dictate the maintenance and safety of vehicles, equipment and facilities that are used for business purposes.  Failure to do so may result in harms to employees or the public.

Failure to Properly Train or Supervise Employees

Corporations must properly train their employees on safe business practices, equipment and vehicle operations, product quality control, etc.  Failure to properly train employees or lack of supervision may result in acts or omissions that endanger the public.  Examples include falling boxes, facility hazards, release of dangerous chemicals, and explosions or fires.   

Employee Negligence and Misconduct

When employees recklessly misbehave, fail to follow regulations, procedures or safety protocols, or impaired by drugs or alcohol their actions or inaction can cause serious harms to individuals or the public at large.  Frequently employees driving corporate car and delivery truck drivers cause motor vehicle accidents that cause injuries or fatalities. 

When Hiring an Attorney Will Help Your Case

It can be difficult to prove or pursue a case against a business. Businesses and their insurance companies have the money to hire multiple attorneys to defend against potential claims. It can be very difficult for someone without legal experience to go up against a tream of trained defense attorneys. If you have been injured as a result of corporate wrongdoing or negligent employees, it may be time to counsult a personal injury attorney who has experience with suing corporations.