Have you been injured at work? If so, you may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits to help offset the expenses of your doctors' visits or lost wages. Workers' compensation benefits are available to nearly every US worker, so long as your company has at least one employee. Injured While Using Heavy Machinery? In the average American workplace, there are hundreds of hazards that can be dangerous or even deadly. Some pieces of equipment are unfortunately more dangerous than others. Depending on the type of injury you sustained, you could be eligible for weeks or even months worth of workers' compensation benefits. Even if you were to blame for the accident, you could still be eligible for a settlement. Here are some of the most common pieces of equipment that could cause an injury: Backhoe Bulldozer Cardboard Baler Cement Mixer Crane Ditch Digger Dump Truck Electric Generator Excavator Feller Buncher Forklift Grader Jackhammer Loader Pallet Jack Paver Pile Driver Pipelayer Power Trowel Roadheader Road Roller Safety Harness Skidder Skidsteer Soil Compactor Street Sweeper Tractor Tractor Trailer Woodchipper Getting Additional Help If you have been injured by using one of the above pieces of equipment on the job, you should get in contact with a workers' compensation attorney as soon as possible. A workers' comp attorney can help defend your rights with your company's insurance provider and work to get you the settlement you deserve.