Brooklyn Welding Accident Lawyer

Brooklyn welders are needed to build everything from new buildings and bridges to subway and railroad tracks. A range of trades like pipefitting and ironworking also involve welding.

Welding also happens to be one of the more hazardous trades. Thousands of welders and other tradesmen are injured every year, and many of the accidents can be quite serious.

If you were injured in a Brooklyn welding accident, you might have substantial medical bills associated with your injuries. In addition, you could be required to take time off from work, causing a reduction in your income. You might be able to recover compensation for these losses by filing a workers’ compensation claim. In some cases, you may be eligible to file an additional personal injury claim if a third party’s negligence contributed to your injury.

Working with a Brooklyn welding accident attorney can help to ensure fair compensation for your claim. A welding accident law firm will have a better understanding of the types of injuries that can occur and the complex legal issues associated with these claims.

At Shulman & Hill, our attorneys have experience helping welders recover fair compensation after an accident. With our team by your side, you can rest assured that you will have a relentless advocate that is ready to push for maximum compensation for your losses.

Types of Welding Injuries in Brooklyn

Risk is always present for welders. Even with all of the proper protective equipment and precautions in place, accidents and injuries can happen. As a welding accident law firm in Brooklyn, the lawyers from Shulman & Hill have represented welders with many different types of injuries.

The following are some of the more common welding injuries:

Eye Injuries

Eye injuries are very common among welders. This is due to bright, ultraviolet light exposure. With intense bright light, there is the potential for damaging the cornea and retina. This exposure can cause immediate flash injuries and it can also contribute to cataract issues, eye cancer, and other vision disorders.

Fume Injuries

Welding gives off hazardous fumes that can be damaging if the individual breathes them in. It can increase the risk of respiratory diseases, neurological disorders, and several forms of cancer.


Burns are a common occupational hazard for welders. The intense UV light created by the welding process can burn the skin and contribute to risks for skin cancer. There is also the potential for contact burns.

Causes of Brooklyn Welding Injuries

Safety has to be the highest priority in any workplace that has welders. It is a job with some inherent risks, so contractors, property owners, project managers, and workers all need to adhere to strict safety standards. When these standards are ignored or overlooked, people can get hurt.

Even with all of the safety standards in place, welding injuries are still common. Unfortunately, some property owners and contractors fail in this regard. It is not unheard of for them to cut corners in order to save money or get a project done on time.

Welders should be provided with the proper protective equipment, including shields, goggles, and gloves. If the right safety equipment is unavailable, it can expose welders to the potential for injury. Sometimes a property owner or contractor tries to save money by not buying the correct equipment, leaving welders vulnerable to injuries.

Training can be another issue. Welding is a difficult skill to master and it takes significant training for a person to be able to do it safely. If a welder has insufficient training, they could injure themselves or other workers.

Proving fault or identifying the liable party can be difficult for many workplace injuries. That is why it is best to hire a skilled personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn like the ones from Shulman & Hill. We can help you investigate the cause of the accident to find who was at fault and develop a case to provide you with the best chance of success.

Compensation for Welding Injuries

Compensation for welding injuries will vary depending on the case. Factors like the severity of the injury, the losses you sustained, and the party at fault can all play a role.

Most personal injury claims will involve compensation for medical expenses. This can include the cost of any treatment you have undergone up to the point of the claim and any future medical expenses that you expect to need in the future.

Lost income is another common issue in welding accident claims. If you have missed work as a result of a welding accident, you may be entitled to compensation to account for those lost wages.

Some injury victims might also be entitled to compensation for lost earning potential. If an injury is severe enough, it might impact your ability to earn a living well into the future.

Personal injury claims can also result in compensation for ongoing pain and suffering.

Brooklyn Welding Accident Attorneys at Shulman & Hill

Claims for welding accident injuries can be complex and the right approach can depend on an array of factors. As soon as you are able to, you should speak with a qualified personal injury attorney. They will be your best source of legal advice and will help with any questions you may have.

The Brooklyn personal injury lawyers from Shulman & Hill understand welding accident claims and are ready to stand up for your rights. We work tirelessly for our clients and will do everything we can to make sure your claim results in a fair settlement or verdict. Contact us today to schedule a free legal consultation.


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We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation


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