The nature of the work a steamfitter does exposes them to a range of risks that can cause serious as well as fatal injuries. Some of the factors that create risk for steamfitters include:
There are many scenarios that can lead to injury for a steamfitter. The fact that they have to place and join segments of heavy pipe that can withstand high-pressure calls for precision and finesse. If a steamfitter fails to properly join a pipe or place a pipe, he or she may be at grave risk of being injured.
At Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, our firm understands the risks faced by steamfitters. Our accident attorneys are exceptionally skilled trial attorneys who can help you effectively pursue compensation beyond what is available through the workers’ compensation system. We have extensive experience with bringing third-party claims against parties such as subcontractors or vendors who may have created a dangerous situation on the job site that led to your injury. Our record of success has been featured in New York’s Top Verdicts & Settlements and New York’s Top Personal Injury Litigators.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a steam pipe accident or while working as a steamfitter, our attorneys can help you pursue all appropriate compensation. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 212-268-3222 or contact us online.