When a foreign corporation does business in Texas, any wrongdoing that the company commits within state lines is under the state’s jurisdiction. This means foreign entities can be held responsible for negligence and wrongdoing when it comes to industrial accidents that occur at drilling rigs, plants, refineries, or other industrial sites that they are operating in Texas.
Whether the company you are working for is based in the U.S. or a foreign country, you have rights which are guaranteed by state and federal laws. As such, it is important that you take steps to help preserve these rights when involved in a workplace accident.
By following these guidelines, you can put yourself in a better position to receive fair compensation for you injuries. If you suffered a injury at a Texas industrial site, you should:
An attorney who has experience handling workplace injuries can greatly increase your chances of receiving just compensation for your injuries. In addition to providing sound legal advice, an attorney can take steps to preserve evidence and gather reliable witness testimony.
Additionally, an attorney can bring in expert witnesses to help evaluate and prove your claim by gathering evidence at the scene, analyzing any findings, and providing expert testimony during trial or arbitration.
Thomas J. Henry has spent years finding and building professional relationships with the best expert witnesses from all across the country. Expert witnesses that could benefit your industrial accident lawsuit include:
Workplace injuries come in many forms and can vary widely in severity. No matter how severe your injuries are, if they were caused by an accident due to an employer’s negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation. Common examples of on the job injuries include:
If you or a loved one were injured on the job, contact Thomas J. Henry. Workplace accident victims deserve quality, dynamic representation from attorneys with the experience and legal resources to properly develop their case. Oftentimes, workplace injuries are severe and debilitating and put individuals out of work for an extended period of time. Our work accident lawyers will take immediate action on your case and make sure you are comfortable and informed throughout the entire legal process. Contact us today for a free case review.