Man Killed in Farm Accident in Dodge Center


According to The Mankato Free Press on June 6, 2014 William Pohlman, of Wanamingo, was found pinned under hay equipment and pronounced dead at the scene.


It is estimated that 500-600 people are killed in farm accidents every year with the majority of those deaths being related to accidents involving machinery. Even the most experience farmers can make mistakes, but proper design of equipment can help prevent many farming related injuries by guarding against known dangers. Unfortunately not all farming machinery is equipped with appropriate safety guards and warnings.


It is important to seek immediate assistance from an attorney who specializes in products liability cases if you or someone you know has been injured in a farm accident. Experience is crucial to spotting potential claims. Time is often critical in documenting and preserving critical evidence. Experienced personal injury attorneys can provide advice and guidance on how to pursue such claims and take immediate action to protect the rights of injured people and their families. The personal injury attorneys at Maschka, Riedy & Ries will explore all potential sources of liability and recovery for their injured clients.


Source: The Mankato Free Press, "Man killed in southeastern Minnesota farm accident " No author given, June 7, 2014