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Electrical accident on the job hospitalizes Midtown hotel worker

In New York, work accidents can happen in any kind of job whether it is work that is viewed as physical and dangerous or sedentary and safe. The aftermath of these accidents is universal regardless of the kind of job it is. People who are injured after an accident on the job can be confronted with lost time at work, medical expenses and long-term problems as a result. Even jobs not thought to be significantly risky can have a safety hazard, an unsafe working environment or a mistake on the part of another worker or the workplace that causes the injuries. To ensure that the worker is compensated for all that was lost, a lawsuit is often necessary.

A worker was seriously injured in an electrical accident at a hotel in Midtown Manhattan after what was termed an "electrical incident." It did not reach the level of being considered an explosion. The Fire Department was called after it happened. The worker was found injured and transported to the hospital for treatment. He was in serious, but stable condition. It has not yet been reported what the cause of the accident was.

People who are injured on the job should be cognizant of their rights to receive workers' compensation and everything that goes along with that. This is meant to pay for medical expenses, provide for lost wages and perhaps more. However, there are times when it can be difficult to get the benefits the worker believes he or she is supposed to get. It could be necessary to appeal a case if it is initially denied. Any injury can cause lifelong problems, pain and the inability to work the same job as before if the worker is able to work at all. Being protected by a legal professional is essential to making certain the maximum benefits are received.

In this incident, a worker was injured in an electrical accident. He was said to have suffered serious injuries and hospitalized. The investigation into the case was continuing to determine what happened. The worker who was hurt should remember the importance of legal help in receiving compensation after a workplace accident and contact a lawyer immediately.

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