What to Know About Workplace Accidents in Texas

If you have faced a severe injury on the job, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Workplace accidents are serious. That is why you will need an experienced Houston workplace accident lawyer on your side if you were hurt in one. Our legal team is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the compensation you need to heal.

What are the common types of workplace accidents in Texas?

There are countless amounts of Texas residents that work jobs in a variety of different fields. It is unavoidable that accidents can occur in these places. Whether the injuries are a result of the specific job duties of a profession, or if they occur in an office or other workspace, the injured party can typically file for workers’ compensation. The most common types of workplace accidents in Texas that our firm has seen include the following:

  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Amputations
  • Electrocutions
  • Falling Objects
  • Lacerations/Abrasions
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Machinery Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Oilfield Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Exposure to Toxic Substances
  • Acts of Violence by Other Employees

If you were injured on the job as a result of any of the following, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Reach out to our firm today to learn more about how our legal team can best support you.

What are third-party lawsuits?

Workers’ compensation can be difficult to get, and it is infrequent for a number of victims even when it is granted. In some cases, a third party other than the employer can be found to have fault for an individual’s injuries and could be held liable for damages. In the event that a person suffers a severe injury as a result of another party’s negligence, that party could be held liable for damages.

In some instances, another co-worker could be found at fault, but other reasons can be far more complicated. When a person is hurt on the job as the result of a defective piece of machinery,  the person or business that manufactured the product or the person or business responsible for maintaining it could be held responsible.

Some more examples of potential third party claims may include the following:

  • Maintenance Providers
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Drivers
  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • Landowners
  • Distributors
  • Suppliers
  • Other Individuals

If you would like to learn more about third-party lawsuits or workers’ compensation claims in general, it is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today. Our dedicated legal team is on your side no matter what.

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If you require legal representation for personal injury matters, look no further than The Gonzalez Law Group. Schedule your initial consultation with our team to learn more about our services and how we can assist you. Contact us today.

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