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Work Injury – Workplace Accidents
The potential for a serious work injury exists at all workplaces, but the chances of suffering a catastrophic injury increases at large workplaces, such as an industrial site, manufacturing facility, drilling rig, offshore vessel or construction site. Every year, thousands of workplace accidents result in injuries, often the injuries sustained are very serious and can be life changing.
Most workers who are injured in a workplace accident are entitled to collect workers compensation for lost wages and medical expenses. In many cases, injured workers are also entitled to compensation through a personal injury claim against third-parties. Often there are third- parties who may have contributed to the accident, such as an independent subcontractor, a product manufacturer, or other third-parties. If you have suffered a serious injury due to the negligence of a third-party, you may be entitled to compensation from them for your lost income, medical costs,and pain and suffering.
It is strongly urged that you speak with a knowledgeable Houston Work Injury Lawyer as soon as possible, if you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a workplace accident. Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys will be able to discuss with you what your legal options are. We completely understand your frustration and aggravation, and will do everything we can to help you obtain fair and just compensation for your workplace injury.
A Work Injury can take place in any workplace environment
There are many different types of Work Injury accidents that can occur in almost any workplace throughout Texas. The following are some common workplaces where injuries can occur :
- Industrial site
- Construction site
- Manufacturing facility
- Drilling rig
- Offshore vessel
Causes of a Work Injury
A work injury can range from a minor cut to a serious fall that results in a terrible, life changing catastrophic injury. The following are some common work injury causes:
- Power Lines
- Scaffolding, ladder
- Lifting/Body straining
- Collapsed excavation walls
- Crane, Backhoe, Winch, Grader, Scraper
- Roof Collapse
- Vehicle Accidents
- Falling equipment
- Fire and Explosion
- Falls from high places
Workplace Injuries Can Be Catastrophic
A work injury can be so severe that it is termed “Catastrophic”. Severe workplace injuries include:
- Burn injury
- Wrongful death
- Spinal cord injury
- Neck injury
- Back injury
- Head injury
- Brain injury
What to do after a Work Injury
If you have been injured in a workplace accident, it is very important you take the following steps:
- Inform your employer of the accident.
- Seek medical attention as soon as possible.
- Document the details of the accident and your injuries.
- Take pictures of the accident scene and your injuries.
- Obtain names, addresses and phone numbers of witnesses.
- Document medical care and keep all receipts for medical care.
- Contact a Houston Work Injury Lawyer to discuss your case.
Have you been injured at work?
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from a workplace accident, we can help you! It is important to contact our law firm to speak to a Houston Work Injury Lawyer as soon as possible, the longer you wait to take action after the injury, the more likely evidence may be lost, the fewer witnesses can be found, and the more difficult it is to build a solid case. Your case will be carefully studied to achieve the best results. We handle each case on an individual basis and provide you with the care and attention you deserve.