If you have lost your spouse to an industrial accident or an explosion, you absolutely have a claim in Texas. Texas recognizes that spouses can bring wrongful death claims for the loss of their loved ones. Additionally, you may also bring, on behalf of your spouse’s estate, a claim for your children and even themselves.
When it comes to industrial accidents and explosions, it is best to hire an attorney as soon as possible.
Industrial accident litigation is extremely complex, and the jobsites involved are often hectic. Hiring an attorney as soon as an injury or death occurs will help ensure that important material evidence is secured.
Not only will industrial accident attorney file a temporary restraining order to preserve evidence, your attorney will also hire industry and Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) experts to investigate the jobsite for any potential safety violations.
Safety violations often include:
Not only are experts essential in finding and retaining evidence at the scene, they can also provide expert analysis of their findings and expert testimony during trial and 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 oilfield lawsuit include:
If you have lost a loved one in an industrial accident caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to financial compensation.
One option is to file a wrongful death lawsuit. In a wrongful death action, the family is not actually suing for harm caused to their loved one – instead, they are suing for the harm that was caused to them as a result of the loss of the deceased person. Among the damages a family can seek in a wrongful death lawsuit are:
A second option is to file a survivor claim. In a survivor action, the family is asserting that:
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.