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 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 Bradford’s personal injury solicitors** as soon as possible as 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 spills resulting in burns, electrical burns, burns caused by radiation and fires. In many of these situations, the employer could 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 compensation available will depend on the above and a number of other factors, including the severity of the injury. Burn injuries can range from minor scalds and superficial burns to third degree burns which may require skin grafting and specialised care.
The Bradford specialists all appreciate that workplace burns can often be particularly painful and have a number of short and long term affects and subsequently understand how to deal with the claim and attempt to alleviate your concerns at what is likely to be a particularly stressful time.
Contact our Workplace Burn Injury Lawyers 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.