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Workers Compensation Chemical Burn Injury Claims

Chemical burns can occur from exposure to toxic substances anywhere, but they are particularly common in manufacturing, and for mechanics, electricians, janitors and construction workers.

Chemical burns may not be apparent upon contact and can sometimes occur by inhalation. It is critical to seek proper medical care immediately after contact with the chemical and it is also very important to report the injury to your employer as soon as possible.

Burn injuries can be especially painful and slow to heal requiring long periods of time out of work and lost wages. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can help you sort through the medical care benefits you deserve and help you recover lost wages. Further, hiring an experienced workers’ comp attorney can be key in recovering for any permanent disability you have suffered from a chemical burn.

Attorneys who can help with your Workers’ Comp Claim

If you have suffered a chemical burn as the result of a workplace accident or through prolonged exposure to hazardous substances, you may be able to receive benefits under North Carolina workers’ compensation law. We can help you understand your rights, answer your questions and explain your legal options. Contact the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC for a free consultation.

This article regarding chemical burns in North Carolina workers’ compensation claims is for informational purposes only and is not legal or medical advice. You may need to seek the advice of a workers’ compensation lawyer at the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC that has experience with workers’ comp cases.