On The Job Injury Lawyers
The latest statistics from the United States Census Bureau indicate a workforce population in San Antonio of close to one million people over the age of 16 working in a wide variety of industries and environments. Each day, employees devote their time and talents to earn an honest wage in a safe environment, but what happens when safety precautions are overlooked or not even addressed and a workplace injury takes place? Will you need an on the job injury lawyer to help you navigate the aftermath of a workplace injury?
Workplace injuries in San Antonio are a common occurrence and often result in debilitating physical constraints that affect not only the injured worker, but their family as well. There are matters of medical expenses, time lost from work that could impact income, and other damages resulting from a workplace accident.
If you’ve been injured on the job in San Antonio, there are certain guidelines you must follow to establish a claim with your employer. Many of these guidelines are established by state law and can be confusing. In some instances, workers injured on the job lose the opportunity to recover the compensation to which they’re entitled because they failed to follow appropriate procedures of reporting and documenting their injuries and medical treatment. That’s why it’s important to have the experience of a knowledgeable attorney at Carabin & Shaw working for you.
Did you know that under the Texas Workers Compensation Act, you have the right to hire an attorney to assist you with your on the job injury claim? You may also be entitled to a wide array of medical and income benefits that can alleviate the disruption an on the job injury can inflict upon your well-being.
If a worker has been injured on the job, they may have to deal with management and lawyers representing their employer’s interests. It’s important to understand and protect your rights so that you can receive the greatest compensation to which you’re entitled.
When Texans are injured or hurt on the job or at work, the injured worker should be properly compensated. Whether the injury was caused by another person’s negligence or misconduct or if something just went wrong that person should be able to receive the compensation and financial damages he is entitled.
At the Carabin & Shaw Law Firm our San Antonio workplace injury lawyers have represented those who have suffered on the job injury. Call our office day or night to schedule a free initial consultation to learn about your options and your rights after an on-the-job injury.
Texas Law provides for the responsible party to pay you or your family for all of your recoverable damages. In many cases you are entitled to more than just lost wages and medical expenses, when a third party has caused your injury in the workplace or your employer does not maintain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, you may be entitled to more damages. The on the job injury lawyers at Carabin & Shaw have helped Texans recover compensation for a wide variety of on-the-job injuries, including those caused by:
- Car and truck accidents
- Toxic injuries such as those from asbestos, ammonia, and petrochemical compounds
- Construction site accidents such as scaffolding collapses and crane malfunctions
- Manufacturing accidents involving defective tools and faulty machinery
- Falling debris
- Chemical leaks
- Oil and gas explosions
At Carabin & Shaw we represent clients who have suffered injuries such as amputation, lung disease, eye injuries or blindness, and back injuries. Our on the job injury lawyers have filed lawsuits and claims on behalf of our injured clients throughout Texas. We work with a network of attorneys, investigators, and specialists who strengthen our client’s case with their special insights into these types of accident claims.
In San Antonio, the experienced and skilled team of lawyers at Carabin & Shaw are ready to go to work for you and are committed to seeking the compensation you deserve.
Call us today for a free consultation at 1.800.862.1260.