Workplace Burn Injuries
Workplace fires and explosions account for approximately 25 percent of all burn injuries that require serious medical care. According to OSHA estimates, more than 5,000 workers in the United States are injured in workplace fires and explosions every year. Serious burn injuries can affect the throat, lungs, skin and eyes. Workplace burn injuries are more prevalent at construction sites, laboratories, oil refineries and chemical plants.
If you or someone you love has sustained serious burn injuries while on-the-job, you should contact a New Jersey workers comp burn injury lawyer as you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
The legal team at the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo is aggressive in getting our clients the maximum financial remedy they deserve for the burn injuries they have suffered as a result of a workplace accident. We will protect your legal rights and get you the care you need to get back to work as soon as possible.
Legal Help After a Workplace Burn Injury
Workplace burn injuries can result in catastrophic pain and physical disfigurement. Burn injuries are some of the most expensive and painful injuries New Jersey workers can suffer. In fact, the average medical cost for burn victims is almost twice that for other injuries. It is common for injured workers to require a week or more of hospital care and months of additional medical care.
The majority of workplace burn injuries involve workers who were wearing proper protective gear and who did not have any fault in causing the ignition of the fire. Whether or not you were provided proper protective equipment, were informed of the workplace burn dangers or were at fault for causing the fire, your employer is responsible. You may have a right to file a workers’ compensation claim and receive monetary compensation for your injuries.
Our experienced New Jersey workers comp burn injury lawyers know how to get you the compensation you deserve for your workplace burn injuries. We are dedicated to getting you the benefits you need to recover from your debilitating burn injuries.
Our New Jersey Workers Comp Burn Injury Lawyers Can Help You
If you or a loved one has sustained a serious workplace burn injury, the lawyers at the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo can help you get the full workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to. We have offices in Elizabeth, North Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey to better serve you. For a free, no-obligation consultation with New Jersey workers comp burn injury lawyer Dan Matrafajlo, please call (908) 248-4404.