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Advocating for Injured Workers

Workplace Injuries

Workplace Injuries

Every person expects their employer to provide a safe work environment. No one should have to fear being injured while doing their job. Thomas J. Henry fights to protect the rights of workplace accident victims. If you have been injured by a defective product or piece of equipment while on the job or if your employer has not put the safety of its employees first, choose Thomas J. Henry. The goal of our offices is to not only protect your rights, but to send a message to your employer so the same tragedy does not happen again.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED ON THE JOB AND DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO, FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES LISTED:

  • Seek medical attention for your injuries
  • Immediately report the injury to your supervisor
  • Make sure your employer makes a written report of the incident
  • Collect names and contact information of any witnesses
  • Remember to take photos of the accident area and any tools or equipment which may have led to the accident
  • Write a detailed account of how the accident took place
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your rights

COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS INCLUDE:

  • Improper equipment maintenance
  • Crane accidents
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Run-over by operating equipment
  • Slip and fall
  • Electrical accidents
  • Trench collapses
  • Stand and seal grout exposure
  • Fires and explosions
  • Welding rod exposure
    • Manganese poisoning
  • Unsafe/dangerous equipment accidents
  • Negligence:
    • Lack of safety equipment
    • Lack of proper training
    • Safety code violations
  • Logging accidents
  • Brazing accidents
  • Cutting accidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Structure failure
  • Punch press malfunctions
  • Fork lift accidents
  • Dumpster accidents
  • Compressor accidents
  • Gas explosions
  • Toxic substances:
    • Lead paint
    • Asbestos
    • Mold spores
    • Benzene
  • Defective products:
    • Fall-safety harness
    • Nail guns
    • Ladders and lifts
    • Heavy equipment
    • Safety devices

COMMON INJURIES CAUSED BY WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS:

  • Back injuries
  • Silicosis
  • Fallen object accidents
  • Lacerations
  • Cumulative trauma disorder
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Severed nerve
  • Lung cancer
  • Abrasions
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Broken bones
  • Asbestosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Neck injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of fingers and limbs
  • Coma
  • Death

EXPERT WITNESSES FOR YOUR WORKPLACE INJURY CASE

One of the most important aspects of advancing your on the job injury case is retaining the right expert witnesses. An expert witness, or judicial expert, is an additional witness who has expertise and specialized knowledge in a particular subject that an average person may not have. Experts can provide invaluable expert reports and testimony in court trials and arbitration.

Finding the right expert for your workplace injury case is vitally important. We secure the best expert witnesses from across the country. Before participating in your workplace accident case, each expert we engage with has undergone a thorough examination and questioning. At Thomas J. Henry, we have spent a tremendous amount of time selecting the best experts available. In addition, our attorneys are always looking for innovative ways to use experts in on the job accident cases.

If you have suffered a workplace injury, experts used in your personal injury case may include:

  • OSHA consultants
  • Accident reconstructionists
  • Welding experts
  • Confined space permit experts
  • Engineering experts
  • Safety equipment experts
  • Occupational and environmental health experts
  • Hazardous chemical experts
  • Process safety management experts

These experts can provide detailed information about an on the job accident. Because of the experts we use, we are able to bring in information that many other law firms lack. We use a multitude of expert witnesses in each personal injury claim, putting our injured clients in the best position possible to achieve the compensation they deserve.

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    THOMAS J. HENRY – 2016 TEXAS’ TOP RATED LAWYERS

    Awarded In 2016 to Thomas J. Henry by Legal Leaders (An ALM Company)
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    THOMAS J. HENRY – PREMIER LAW FIRM OF 2016

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  • RECENT RECALL RESULT

    $30.2 Million

    Net to Client: $20.1 Million | Expenses: $39,576.15 | Attorney Fees: $10,060,980.00

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED?

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