Monthly Archives: October 2013

How a Suffolk County Work Accident Compensation Lawyer can Help Injured Workers as a Result of Working with Chemicals

People working with chemicals at construction or industrial sites comprise the majority of accidental chemical injuries. However, situations occur where people not expecting and not prepared for chemical exposure are faced with a chemical hazard. Exposure to noxious, harmful, and sometimes lethal chemicals can change your life and health forever. If you or a loved one has been exposed to risky, perilous chemicals it is important that you call a personal injury attorney right away.

Physical health and abilities may be affected upon exposure to harsh chemicals. Chemicals can cause damage to your lungs, liver, and vision. Innocent victims may find themselves faced with burns or a variety of other severe injuries. Legal representation is crucial if you or a loved one has been exposed to chemicals involuntarily and unprotected.

In some cases, life long health challenges will need...

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How You Can Receive Workplace Burn Injury Work Accident Compensation in Queens

Workplace burns are a common occurrence in the U.S., with over 40,000 incidents reported annually. Out of all of these cases, 25 % of these accidents take place on construction sites. When burns occur, victims require emergency medical attention. These injuries can be permanent, depending on the degree level of the burn injury, whether it is first degree, second degree, or third degree.

Third degree burns are usually the worst, leaving permanent damage, but the pain and suffering that comes along with the lesser degrees of skin burns can be just as intense. Often, burn injuries receive skin-cancer as a result of their injuries. Depending on the setting a burn accident takes place in, workers are often qualified for Workers’ Compensation benefits.

Here are some examples of burn settings that typically qualify for Workers’...

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