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New York Burn Injury Lawyers Discuss Common Causes of Industrial Fires

Every year, American fire departments respond to an average of 37,000 industrial fires that cause 18 civilian deaths, 279 civilian injuries, and roughly $1 billion in property damage explains one of the New York burn injury lawyers at the F&A accident law firm in Manhattan. Since government efforts to better regulate workplace safety aren’t always successful, individual employers must decide to fully protect their workers. Recognizing the most frequent causes of workplace fires can benefit everyone. The Most Common Causes of Industrial Fires The improper presence or storage of liquids and gases Combustible dust Ongoing “hot work” that includes torch...

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NYC Burn Injury Lawyer Discusses: Protecting New York Children from Fire Accidents & Burn Injuries

When kids develop severe burn injuries, they often suffer more than some adults due to their skin’s thinness and added sensitivity explains New York City burn injury lawyer, Arkady Frekhtman, at the F&A accident law firm. That’s why adults must immediately rush seriously burned children to the nearest emergency room. Furthermore, burns are the third leading cause of death for kids, just behind auto accidents and drowning. Although overall burn rates for children age 19 and under decreased significantly between 1999 and 2013, they actually increased 30% between 2012 and 2013. Parents, teachers and all other adults must proactively safeguard young...

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