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Infrastructure, including gas lines and electricity, is, unfortunately, decaying throughout large portions of New York City. Every day, workers throughout New York City put their lives on the line when working on construction and other projects involving this crumbling infrastructure.
The bottom line—if you or a loved one have been injured in an explosion or fire accident in New York City, you need the best possible lawyer on your side. At Proner & Proner, we’ve dedicated our careers to helping victims of work accidents get the fair compensation they deserve. Our top-rated lawyers have helped clients recover over $400 million in compensation to date. We’re standing by to put our skills to work in your case.
Choosing the right lawyer can be a difficult—yet critical—process. At Proner & Proner, we aim to make it easy for our clients. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to schedule your completely free case evaluation. You’ll get our honest opinion about how we can help recover compensation in your case—without any obligation or risk.
If you or a loved one have been injured in an explosion or fire accident in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan or elsewhere in NYC, contact our experienced lawyers today for your free consultation.
Before determining the best course of action for recovering financial compensation, we first must determine how the fire or explosion accident started. Common causes of fire and explosion accidents in New York include:
Construction sites are particularly vulnerable to explosions and fires. Tools can send off sparks that cause improperly stored chemicals to ignite. Working with decaying gas lines on the job site can set off a devastating explosion. We’re here to get to the bottom of what caused your accident.
Our seasoned explosion and fire accident lawyers in New York have resources available so that we can properly investigate to determine what caused your work accident. Sometimes someone other than your employer is responsible for the fire or explosion. In those cases, we can help make sure you hold that person responsible by pursuing a personal injury claim.
The injuries that result from an explosion and fire accident can be permanent and life-threatening, if not deadly, depending upon how intense the explosion or electrical shock was. Some types of injuries that explosion and fire accidents can cause include:
The types of injuries caused by explosion and fire accidents can leave you suffering far after you’re released from the hospital. Our construction accident lawyers are here to make sure you get the financial support you need to recover.
Injuries caused by explosion and fire accidents in New York can be catastrophic, if not fatal. If you’re lucky enough to have escaped with your life after a serious work accident, you may be facing a long physical recovery. When you can’t work and have bills to pay, taking legal action might be your only way to protect your right to financial compensation.
At Proner & Proner, our experienced New York explosion and fire accident lawyers work hard to get every dollar of compensation that you deserve. Possible methods for recovering compensation after a fire or explosion accident under New York law include:
Our labor accident lawyers thoroughly investigate your case to determine what caused the accident so that we can establish who should be required to pay compensation. Workers’ compensation will pay your medical expenses and a percentage of your lost wages after a work accident. We can help file your claim and appeal any denial of your benefits.
If we find that someone other than your employer was ultimately responsible for the explosion or fire, we will put all of our experience to work to recover compensation for:
We know that the process of recovering compensation in New York can be intimidating. Our labor accident lawyers take you through it one step at a time to make sure you understand what’s happening in your case.
We fight to make sure you get the maximum amount of compensation possible to help you recover. Our experienced New York explosion and fire accident lawyers have the legal knowledge and dedication that we need to make a strong case for your right to compensation after a work accident.
Don’t wait for the clock to run out on your right to recover compensation. New York imposes time limits for filing a claim, so call or contact our office today to set up your free initial consultation.
New York law requires employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance for workers injured on the job. Workers’ compensation pays benefits regardless of what caused the accident. Even if you were partly responsible, you can claim workers’ compensation. Personal injury lawsuits can be used to hold someone other than your employer responsible. Because we have to prove fault in a personal injury lawsuit, you can generally require more compensation—including compensation for pain and suffering.
Fire and explosion accidents can be difficult to investigate because evidence is almost always damaged or destroyed by the intense flames. Our lawyers work with the best accident reconstruction and forensic experts available to find out what caused your accident. We have the dedication needed to build a strong case based on the full picture and are ready to go to work in your case.
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