An employee in Port Everglades, Florida was taken to the hospital after an explosion. The forty-something year old worker suffered third degree burns to his torso, which required emergency room treatment. Company, police and O.S.H.A. officials handling the matter have not released any further details at this time.
After this tragic occurrence, it is important to realize that workplace accidents happen every day. Simply put, your job (no matter how big or small), has an on-going duty to protect its employees whether the work involves an office position or hazardous occupation. While some companies take this responsibility seriously thereby eliminating many potential claims, unfortunately others decide to save money and sacrifice safety!
Any employee who has sustained an injury on the job should contact a lawyer immediately! If you live in the South Florida area (or anywhere else in the state for that matter), get in touch with a workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible to learn about your rights. Even if you were at fault for the accident, the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law may still cover the claim.
Accordingly, a South Florida workers’ compensation attorney such as Evan M. Ostfeld, Esquire and his team, can help protect your rights during the recovery process. We’ll make sure that you’ll receive any applicable medical and wage benefits.
It is therefore very important to hire a South Florida workers’ compensation lawyer, like Evan M. Ostfeld, Esq. and his team, who have extensive experience in this complicated area of the law. You need someone on your side who is tough, smart, dedicated and determined to see that their clients get all that they deserve under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law.
If you or someone that you know has been injured on the job, feel free to contact South Florida workers’ compensation attorney, Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. and his team at (954) 227-7529, (866) I SUE YOU, (866) 478-3968 for a no obligation case evaluation.