WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW FOR FIREFIGHTERS

Workers' Compensation Law for Firefighters

Firefighters are heroes. They risk their lives every day to save our lives and those of our families. At Morgan & Morgan, we thank you for your service and for your dedication to our community and our families. Our firefighter lawyers are experienced, highly qualified, and proud to represent the men and women who do so much for our communities. They will seek full compensation for you and your family if a workers’ compensation lawsuit is needed.

The ‘office’ of a firefighter is obviously not as safe as a cubicle or another office space may be. Often, the office of a firefighter is out in the city streets, encountering any number of extremely dangerous situations.that may lead to on-the-job injuries including broken bones, burns, and even, to death. A few common the on-the-job injuries a firefighter faces each day are:

  • Severe burns
  • Hernias
  • Pneumonia
  • Cancer (from smoke inhalation)
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Broken bones

Many of these injuries are irreversible and may affect firefighters ability to provide for themselves and their family If you’re a firefighter who has been injured on the job, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for medical bills, lost wages, and disability benefits.

Contact our firefighter attorneys at Morgan & Morgan today!

 

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