West Virginia Welding Accident Lawyer

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Construction workers take huge risks every day. The responsibilities of the job can often entail very dangerous duties that occur on a daily basis. There are hazardous materials to work with, heavy equipment to use, and dangerous structures to work on, such as the scaffolds of high rise building. Welding work involves these risks and more, leaving those on the job vulnerable to incurring an injury.


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If you were hurt from a welding accident due to negligence, you are entitled to receive compensation for your suffering.


Welding Accident Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that over 500,000 workers are injured annually due to welding accidents. Given the fact that welding requires a dangerous level of heat and energy, this isn't surprising. Welding is a very dangerous occupation, with the risk of death being more than 4 per 1000 over a career.

What are the most common welding injuries?

  • Burns from fire, sparks, or flammable material
  • Eye injuries due to excessive heat or the arc eye
  • Infrared radiation exposure
  • Electrocution
  • Skin injuries other than burns
  • UV exposure
  • Toxic fume inhalation, especially due to working in confined spaces with little ventilation
  • Invisible light exposure
  • Hearing loss due to excessively loud noises
  • Vision loss due to excessive lighting or injuries to the eyes

The Need For Compensation After A Welding Accident

Welding uses extremely high temperatures to bond pieces of metal together. They become fused together when the pieces have cooled down. This is often done to fuse the framework of buildings, for example. The heat alone is enough to cause severe injuries, especially if there are equipment malfunctions.

A welding accident can even result in wrongful death. If you or a loved one have suffered any of the injuries mentioned above, you need to call our West Virginia personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. The costs of treating many of these conditions can be astronomical and some of the effects can be permanently damaging, calling for more extensive compensation.

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We protect your best interests and put your needs first. Collectively, we bring over 38 years' worth of experience to fighting for the rights of those who were injured by the negligence of others. Having an attorney who can relentlessly advocate for you in any situation is crucial. When you come to Hartley Law Group, PLLC, you get a legal representative that has full knowledge of handling cases just like yours and can work to ensure you get a fair resolution, whether through a verdict or settlement.


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