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Attention Injured Welders – What You MUST Legally Know First

Construction Accidents , Construction Workers

Welding is an indispensable part of construction, and the industry hires over half a million welders each year. While welding as an industry is heavily regulated, there are many risks associated with the job, making it one of the most dangerous jobs in construction. In fact, it is estimated that over 300,000 workers are injured in welding-related jobs and some of them permanently, making it that they aren’t able to continue with their professions, necessitating a career change that may not guarantee as much money as their previous welding job. If you were injured as a welder and believe that negligence had a role to play in it, you may be eligible for compensation via a welding injury lawsuit which may see you recover thousands in money damages, and we’re here to help with that.

Are you looking for an experienced welding injury attorney? Please call us NOW at (773) 906-4833 to learn more about your legal options for justice and compensation. the aggressive and tenacious industrial accidents lawyers at McCready Law bring to the table over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience where we’ve helped people like you get the compensation and money damages they are rightfully owed. What sets McCready Law apart is the fact that we are bilingual (hablamos Espanol) and our years of litigation experience, which is not something you will find in most injury law firms due to the reality that the majority of injury claims are settled via insurance company negotiations which may not net you a substantial amount of compensation that is in line with your injuries. In addition, we take on cases on contingency fee basis, which means that there are NO UPFRONT FEES for the duration of your case, which we process and recover compensation on your behalf for, after which we levy our fees at the end of the whole process. Regardless of your current location in the country at the moment, if you got injured due to negligence as a welder, please call us NOW at (773) 906-4833 to learn more about your legal options – the call is 100% FREE.

Here are some of the most common injuries experienced by welders:

  1. Electrocution due to malfunctioning welding machines
  2. Retinal tears or burns due to excessive exposure to welding light
  3. Inhalation of toxic fumes from welding leading to lung injury
  4. Blindness due to metal chips flying into one’s eyes at high velocity
  5. Explosion due to the mixing of gases during the welding, causing bodily injury

Experienced Welding Injury Attorneys – Call Us Now!

It is important to note that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a government work safety agency requires that businesses follow certain safety protocol when dealing with welders, and that the ignoring of these protocol is one of the major causes of accidents and injuries experienced by welders. This can include things like not providing workers with sufficient amounts of work breaks, lack of protective welding gear, poor or no worker training due to onboarding, and so on. If you feel that some form of negligence was the proximate cause of your welding injuries, please call us NOW at (773) 906-4833 to learn more about your legal options for justice and compensation and how to get started on your claim. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.