Workplace Burn Injury

Burn injuries are a common occurrence in the workplace, and there are many difference causes that can lead to burns. In certain situations, the injury will have occurred as a result of negligence, or a health and safety breach, and could have been avoided with the correct preventative measures in place. If you have suffered a workplace burn injury and believe that it could have been avoided, it is important you speak to a personal injury solicitor as soon as possible. You may be entitled to compensation for the injuries suffered.

Causes of Burn Injuries at Work

There are a number of different causes that can lead to burns and although it is not possible to detail them all. Common causes of burn injuries in the workplace include:

  • contact with boiling water
  • overheated equipment
  • chemical burns
  • electrocution
  • radiation burns
  • fire

In many of these situations, the employer should have taken certain steps or put controls in place to stop the accident, and resultant burn, occurring.

Claim for a Burn Injury in Bradford

The Bradford solicitors** have vast experience in dealing with the different types of workplace burns claims, regardless of the specifics of the cause. If making a claim about a burn injury suffered in the workplace, compensation may be available for a number of different areas. These include any loss of earnings, costs relating to both travel and medical treatment, care costs or costs for any other expenses that have been incurred as a result of the burn.

Compensation for Burn Injuries

The amount of personal injury compensation available will depend on the above and a number of other factors, including the severity of the burn. Burn injuries can range from minor scalds and superficial burns to third degree burns, which may require skin grafting and specialised medical care.

Workplace burns can often be particularly painful and have a number of short and long term effects. Accident Claims Bradford understand how to deal with this type of claim, and will attempt to alleviate your concerns during this particularly stressful time.

Contact our Workplace Burn Injury Lawyers for Bradford

Have you been burned in an accident that wasn’t your fault? Our injury lawyers ** can help you claim compensation through our no win, no fee* offering. Call us on 01274 051 685^, or if you wish to make an online enquiry, please use our contact form.

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