In New York City there are many cases of welding accidents that require an attorney getting the settlement you deserve. Welding is the most hazardous job among construction related accidents. Thousands of US welders sustain injuries from burns called “welder’s flash” and from toxic chemicals. Also, other tradesmen, such as pipe fitters and ironworkers who weld, make up about 2 million people in these positions. The specific tools that welders use are very dangerous and a welding accident can happen to anyone. Make sure that you are ready to have the right legal team behind you in case you are ever involved in one of these types of construction accidents.
Injuries Caused from Welding Accidents
New York City welding accidents are more common than one thinks. Some of these injuries include eye injuries due to the bright exposure and welders flash that can damage the retina of an eye, ultimately blindness. Another potential injury are skin injuries caused from potential skin burns that can lead to long term UV radiation exposure associated with skin cancer. A lot of toxic particles from welding can enter the lungs and over time can cause nervous system disorders, and lung problems. Therefore, you must makes sure to be safe on these construction sites and wear all safety equipment necessary to help prevent any of these welding accident injuries. If you find yourself injured due to any negligence or safety issues, please contact us. As your Welding accident lawyer, we will be by your side and fight for your rights till the end.
How our Firm Helps Recover Compensation for your Welding Injuries
We will help you recover medical treatment and related costs for your welding accident. If there are any emergency department care services given to you, hospitalization, ongoing care costs, or even any future medical needs, we will help you retrieve those. You will also be able to claim pain and suffering, emotional distress, and mental anguish. In addition, every lawsuit must prove that you are the victim. Certain examples of this can be unsafe working conditions, insufficient toxic fume protection, or even subpar job site supervisions. Any form of negligence can be use to help you have a better case. You may also suffer from explosions and electricity currents that are running wild while you are performing a welding task.
The Platta Law Firm will ensure you get comprehensive coverage for your medical bills, current treatments and future treatments. In addition, we get your lost wages during your time away from work. At The Platta Law Firm, we understand how life altering and complex this entire process can seem to you. We pride ourselves with providing exceptional service, making the entire process as simple as possible for you.
We also understand the importance of your family and having peace of mind during a tragic event such as this. Please reach out to our lawyers for a free consultation about your welding accident case at 212-514-5100. Our professional legal staff is on call waiting to help you fight for what is right.