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Burn Injury

New York Job Burn Injury Victims Need Urgent Care and an Aggressive NY Workers Comp Lawyer

Every year, over 40,000 workplace burns occur in the United States, with more than 25 percent of them taking place in construction site accidents. All burn injury victims require emergency medical attention-first-degree, second-degree or third-degree-and any employee burned on the job could have debilitating workplace injuries. Though full thickness burns are considered the worst, even first degree burns affecting only the outer layer of the epidermis can later cause work-related skin cancer.

Worker burns happen in all types of settings, and all qualify for workers compensation:

  • Firefighters burned while putting out a blaze
  • Electrical burns when faulty wiring caught on fire
  • Toxic fumes inhalation airway/lung burn
  • Hot roofing tar or other scalding materials spilled
  • Cooks burned by restaurant stove fires or boiling water
  • Mechanics burned by corrosives, caustic chemicals or solvents
  • Warehouse fires, refinery fires, factory fires and mill fires
  • Radiation exposure skin burns and eye burns
  • Construction site fires
  • No fire sprinklers in office building fire
  • Hazardous lab chemical burns from alkaloids and acids
  • Plumbers burned by rust removers and drain cleaners

Even If Your Job-Related Burn Seems Minor, Call Us Today

Whether the company car engine exploded in a work-related accident, boiling water was spilled on you by a fellow waitress, you were burned by a toxic spill at an industrial site, you were burned while welding, you need powerful legal representation. Sometimes employees think a burn is nothing more than a minor skin irritation or don't know if it's a job-related burn. But infected burns can become very serious, sometimes needing hospitalization. Call us now at (800) 692-3717 or contact us online for a free evaluation if you have any work-related burn injury. We are also very experienced in representing union members.