New York On the Job Fire Injury Attorney

What You Need To Know About Workplace Fire Accidents

Being burned while on the job can get anyone's mind racing: Am I going to lose my job? How will I pay for my medical bills? Am I eligible for worker's compensation? I can't afford to lose any more time!

And while there may be losses of some kind – you will not lose your right to fair compensation from your employer. With help from the New York burn injury lawyers at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, you will be in a position to get what you deserve. Our team has years of experience helping victims of on the job injuries, receive the money they need to rest and recover.

As an employee working in the state of New York, you are entitled to financial assistance for your injuries through your employer's insurance. Sounds easy enough, but the process is almost always aligned against the injured party. In some instances, employers may refuse to pay. In others, a third party is responsible for your damages through a defective product or poor safety regulations – which could mean an additional lawsuit is necessary.

Before you sign anything or attempt to file an application yourself, contact our office for a free case evaluation. Worker's compensation rules and how they relate to fire injuries that occur on the job can be incredibly complex. Let Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP help you sort out all the details.

The number is (212) 986-7353. Call today.

What Should I Do after an On the Job Fire Injury in NY?

First and foremost you need to report the accident to your immediate supervisor. Burns of any kind are a serious issue – whether you are in the fast food industry or the smelting business. Because of their severity, more often than not, burn injuries require immediate medial treatment. If an ambulance is called or another employee takes you, your employer will have a preferred hospital for you to visit.

With every step of the process, be sure to keep every piece of documentation and paperwork. It can make the difference between a successful New York worker's compensation case and losing out on valuable benefits later on.

Following your stay in the hospital you should begin the worker's compensation process immediately and contact a qualified New York on the job fire injury lawyer. The intricate nature of the application leaves many injured employees confused, lost and without the necessary funds to pay for their medical expenses. By starting the process early, and retaining the counsel of a dedicated attorney, you'll be ahead of the curve.

Act Now for Tomorrow

In regards to pain and suffering, few injuries can come close to a severe or even mild burn injury. The recovery period is considered by many, a living hell. The last thing you need is to lose your ability to file for worker's compensation. By applying right away and securing tough legal counsel, you are letting your employer, the worker's compensation board and any other entity involved know: you are serious.

As are the litigators at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP.

We will make sure you are provided the resources needed to heal. We have the experience, the dedication and the reputation to make a difference in your case. Whether you are awarded a fair settlement soon after your accident, need to appeal the ruling multiple times or even take your employer to trial – we are by your side every step of the way.

But do not delay. The state of New York requires all injured worker's come forward within a certain time frame or risk losing their claim. Call (212) 986-7353 today and let us start laying the ground work with a free consultation.

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If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible. Contact the New York personal injury attorneys at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP today for a FREE, no obligation consultation today:

The Graybar Building
420 Lexington Ave. Suite 2750 New York, NY 10170
Phone: (212) 986-7353 Fax: (212) 953-4308

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