New York City Fire and Explosion Attorneys
Being injured in a fire or explosion is not only terrifying but is also dangerous. The injuries sustained in such accidents often lead to overarching negative effects that can transform the course of your life in an instant. The dedicated fire and explosion attorneys at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman in NYC have a proven record of success helping those injured in fires and explosions as the result of someone else’s negligence recover on their full range of damages. In fact, we have secured more than $800 million in total compensation to date, and we are committed to applying our considerable skills and resources to your case.
Required Protections for Workers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics shares that there were 115 fatal accidents caused by fire or explosions in the workplace in 2018. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration relays that, on the job site, it is everyone’s responsibility to help support fire safety and that all of the following should apply:
- Employers should train all workers about fire hazards on the job and about how to react in fire emergencies.
- The fire emergency plan should clearly identify who is responsible for implementing each element of the plan in the event of a fire.
- The fire emergency plan should include a comprehensive evacuation plan for workers on the job.
- In the construction field, a specific fire plan should be established before any demolition jobs are begun.
Your employer owes every employee the level of safety established via these important precautions.
The dangers inherent to fires and explosions are not difficult to imagine. The burn injuries themselves are extremely painful and slow to heal, and they can also be life-threatening. Additionally, the injuries sustained often lead to secondary health concerns that can be permanently debilitating. Finally, when burns and/or cuts and abrasions are on or near the victim's face, it can be permanently disfiguring. All told, the physical, financial, and emotional damages associated with fires and explosions can be immense.
Obtaining Adequate Compensation
In order to follow the long, arduous path toward your most complete recovery, you’ll need to obtain the compensation to which you are entitled, and workers’ compensation is very unlikely to reach this level of compensation. Working closely with an experienced and dedicated fire and explosion attorney helps to ensure that your rights and your rightful compensation are well protected.
You Need Our Dedicated NYC Legal Team on Your Side
If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a fire or explosion, it’s time to consult with a dedicated fire and explosion attorney at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman in New York City. Our experienced fire and explosion attorneys have a reputation for providing exceptional legal counsel and for obtaining exceptional results for our clients. Your rights are too important to leave to chance, so please don’t hesitate to contact or call us at 212-285-3300 for more information today.