It is common knowledge that Workers’ Compensation gives benefits to people that got hurt while working for anatomical injuries. These injuries can include breaking bones, being paralyzed, or even dying on the job because of a fall or other types of physical injury. Workers’ Compensation also covers benefits that help people who have “occupational diseases.” The workers contract these diseases from being exposed to chemicals, infirmities, or other substances during their time of employment on the job. Since Workers’ Compensation laws vary by the state, an injured employee should contact a lawyer that specializes in Workmen’s Compensation as soon as they can.
Category Archives: Industrial Injuries
Uncover the most common industrial injuries in the workplace on Long Island.
Using machinery every day is a high risk for major injuries on the job. Serious accidents have occurred for workers on Long Island. From power tools to saws, hammers, heat guns, and high equipment machinery, each of these are hazardous enough to cause a major, potentially fatal injury. With the guidance of our Long Island Workers’ Compensation attorney, you can begin the process to receive Workers’ compensation for your injuries. Here’s a list of some of the injuries workers have received on the job:
- Lifting injuries
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Shoulder and neck
- Hearing and vision loss
- Broken bones
- Regional pain
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 to be faced. Cases are unique and each case will be evaluated thoroughly...