Workers Comp for Industrial Accidents
If you are seeking workers comp for industrial accidents, you may be wondering what your first steps should be. Here is what you should know before you call our office for a free consultation.
Workers Comp for Industrial Accidents | Available Compensation
While many workplace accidents limit the industrial worker to only workers’ compensation payments, additional legal compensation may be possible through civil litigation and suing the party responsible for causing the injury. However, a consultation with a Houston industrial accident lawyer is critical for making this determination. And even if an individual is limited to just workers’ compensation payments, insurance companies and employers are notorious for withholding benefits from workers or retaliating against them for filing a workers’ compensation claim. This often requires the worker to hire an attorney to help get the full workers’ compensation they deserve or take advantage of the available legal recourse for any retaliation.
Workers Comp for Industrial Accidents | Entitled to Industrial Injury Workers’ Compensation
For many clients who are injured at industrial sites, their employers do have Workers’ Compensation. The next question that needs to be answered is whether their injury was caused by some other contractor, a third-party who caused their injuries by which they can also seek a different claim against them for their injuries. That’s part of the investigation that needs to be done by the lawyer to seek full industrial injury workers’ compensation.
Workers Comp for Industrial Accidents | My Employer Doesn’t Carry Workers’ Compensation
Texas law allows that worker to potentially sue his employer for an unsafe work environment and other negligent actions which caused or contributed to causing that workers injuries. It’s important you meet with a lawyer to help identify those issues.
Workers Comp for Industrial Accidents | Damages I Can Recover
When we file a suit for an industrial accident, lots of clients want to know Their recoverable damages in an industrial injury claim. Every case is special and unique. Typically, there are medical damages, but there is also the pain and suffering, mental anguish, and physical impairments. There could be lost wages in the past and in the future, so it’s important that you meet with a lawyer to identify those damages, make those claims, and preserve them.
If you want to know more about workers comp for industrial accidents, please call our Houston industrial accident attorney Hector Longoria today for a free consultation.