Burn Injuries on Construction Sites in New York
Our Bronx attorneys stand up for your rights
Burn injuries sustained by construction workers in New York can be serious. In an instant, you or a loved one can sustain a burn in a construction accident that can cause serious harm and may even require surgery or hospitalization. Common construction accident burn injuries include:
- Arc or flash burns – Burns caused by fire.
- Chemical burns – Many hazardous chemicals cause burn injuries.
- Electrical burns – Electrical shocks can cause burn injuries.
- Thermal contact burns – Burns caused by direct contact with a hot surface.
Burn injuries can range from mild first-degree burns on the surface of the skin to severe third-degree burns that penetrate the skin and cause internal damage to bone, muscle and other body parts. Severe burns often require weeks or months of recovery time and surgery to repair such damage. In certain extreme cases, burn injuries can even result in death.
Knowing what to do after a serious burn injury sustained on a construction site in New York can be confusing. Even knowing what your rights are might not be clear. That’s why it’s important to talk to an experienced, NYC construction accident attorney on your side. That’s why you need Giampa Law. We know how to demand the money you deserve for your accident.
How accidents happen
Burn injury accidents happen on construction sites for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes often involve:
- Inexperienced construction workers
- Defective construction equipment
- Untrained construction workers
- Unlicensed construction workers
Reckless or negligent construction workers who cause burn injuries to others in New York need to be held accountable for their actions. That’s why it’s critical that you contact us right away to learn more about your legal rights.
Why choose our law firm
You might think you don’t need a lawyer if someone caused a burn injury to you or a loved one while working on a construction site in New York. All you have to do is file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer and they’ll take care of everything, right?
Don’t be so sure. In many cases, construction accident claims involving burn injuries turn out to be far more complicated than many people expect. Some companies downplay the seriousness of such injuries. Insurance companies often deny claims. And the person who caused your injury might not even work for the same company as you.
Our experienced legal team can help you every step of the way. We know how to negotiate with insurance companies. We can investigate your accident and search for evidence supporting your claim. And if your injury was caused by someone working for another company working at the same construction site, we can help you file a third-party workplace accident lawsuit. Get the results you deserve. Get Giampa Law. Schedule your free consultation today.