OUR HOUSTON WORK ACCIDENT LAWYERS ARE ON YOUR SIDE.
When a serious workplace accident or fatal accident occurs in the workplace, it is important to speak to a Work Injury Lawyer about the incident immediately. The reason being the statute of limitations on filing a claim begins on the day you were injured. In addition, employees must be aware that your company may not always have your best interests. All too often, workers find themselves funneled to doctors whose goal is to issue a company-friendly diagnosis. Without an experienced work accident attorney on your side, you may find yourself in an uphill battle against the company’s extensive resources.
Injured workers often do not understand the complexities of the law regarding work accident attorneys in Texas; nor do they know who to turn to if they’ve been hurt. That’s why it is so important for you to call an experienced Houston work injury lawyer at Williams Hart & Boundas. This will protect you from being taken advantage of by your employer, the company-recommended doctor, or the insurance company in the aftermath of your accident.
Williams Hart & Boundas can help you recover the compensation you are entitled to. We know that workplace injuries are complicated. Our work accident attorney can help to determine your next steps.
HOW OUR WORK INJURY LAWYERS CAN HELP
Handling your workplace injury on your own can involve significant challenges. Your employer’s insurance company may ask you to submit to a medical evaluation performed by the employer’s preferred physician. Some insurance companies may offer you a settlement. Still, this figure is almost always well short of what a victim is actually entitled to.
The first benefit of hiring a work accident attorney is that you have someone who can help you understand the requirements of insurance companies. In addition to this, they can help you advocate for the legal benefits you are entitled to. Williams Hart & Boundas can immediately begin to work with an insurer for a fair outcome. When an insurance company refuses to provide a satisfactory offer, we will file a lawsuit.
Williams Hart & Boundas has been handling work injury cases in Houston for more than two decades. We have won millions of dollars for our clients, including heavy verdicts and settlements against some of the largest corporations in the world. While we have the ability to take on these massive companies, we provide each client the personal attention that they deserve.
WILLIAMS HART & Boundas IS DEDICATED TO HARDWORKING AMERICANS
Williams Hart & Boundas was founded to fight for everyday Americans.
We have fought for decades on behalf of workers. Many corporations and insurance companies are aware of our record success in the courtroom. We know how to handle workplace accident claims, whether the accident occurred on a construction site, oil field or rig, industrial or manufacturing plant, or in an office.
Many people wrongly assume that they can only file for workers’ compensation benefits
if they suffered injuries on the job. What they do not realize is that their company may be a “non-subscriber” and may not even have workers’ compensation coverage available for you! Additionally, even if your employer has workers’ compensation coverage, you are not automatically barred from taking legal action. This is especially true if there were other parties (like an equipment manufacturer) who may be at fault for your injury.
That’s why it is so important to contact an experienced attorney
who understands the intricacies of workplace accidents. At Williams Hart & Boundas, we have seen it all and have successfully handled countless claims on behalf of workers just like you. We know how to handle insurance companies and employers. We will fight tenaciously to maximize the amount of compensation you will receive for your claim. That’s our commitment to you, and you can trust that we will be by your side every step of the way.
Certain workplaces involve greater risks than others, but the truth is that an accident can occur in any workplace. In general, some of the most common work injury claims that Williams Hart & Boundas has handled include specific circumstances in which the accident led to severe or acute injuries of the brain, spine, bones, limbs, and extremities, and eyes. Some of these work accident attorneys may have fatal consequences. Even workers who are fortunate enough to survive can still be diagnosed with extremely serious injuries. Often, these injure require many months, years, or even lifetimes of rehabilitation.
When your loved one leaves for work, you expect them to return home safely. Losing someone you love to a work accident because of another party’s negligence or misconduct is an inconceivable nightmare. We understand that the last thing on your mind is talking to a lawyer or pursuing legal action during this time of grief. However, taking prompt legal action against the party responsible may be the only way to protect your family. Obtain justice for your deceased loved one, and hold those responsible accountable for their actions.
BRAIN & SPINAL CORD INJURIES
Brain and spinal cord injuries have a profound and lifelong effect on victims of workplace accidents and their families. Family members are left to provide full-time assistance for their loved ones who are now suffering from enormous physical, mental, and cognitive impairments. Williams Hart & Boundas understands this pain. Thus, we handle all negotiations with insurance companies and all related paperwork. This will allow you to focus on you, or your loved one’s recovery. We will fight to recover the compensation you deserve.
Cranes are a type of machinery that is frequently used for loading and unloading large amounts of freight. Using a crane under unsafe circumstances can quickly turn fatal. If you were hurt in a crane accident on the job, you could be eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits. If the defective equipment, parts, or a negligent third party caused the accident, you could be owed additional compensation. Make sure to seek immediate medical attention. Also, make sure your first call is to Williams Hart & Boundas to discuss your rights.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if I’m eligible for worker’s compensation?
What damages can I recover from my work-related injury?
How long do I have to file a work injury claim?
My loved one was killed in a work accident. Can I sue for wrongful death?
Compensation for Decedent’s Losses. Compensation that the decedent would have legally been entitled to collect from the defendant had he/she survived. Examples include compensation for:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical Expenses
- Lost wages
Compensation for Surviving Family Member’s Losses. Compensation for the losses the surviving family members suffered as a result of the untimely death. Examples include compensation for:
- Lost companionship, love and comfort
- Lost care, maintenance, and support
- Funeral Expenses
- Loss of consortium
- Lost inheritance
Exemplary/Punitive Damages. Suppose the wrongful death was caused by a willful act (or omission), gross negligence, or by particularly egregious behavior. In that case, the court may award exemplary damages to punish the defendant and deter others from engaging in similar behavior in the future.
CONTACT A TEXAS WORK INJURY LAWYER
We believe that employers have an obligation to provide a safe workplace for their employees. With this in mind, we vigorously defend the rights of workers injured by the negligence of other parties. If you suffered serious injuries or your loved one was killed in a workplace accident in the greater Houston area. You should contact Williams Hart & Boundas as soon as possible.
SOME OF OUR VERDICTS
Jury verdict for injuries resulting from an accident that occurred while drilling an oil well.
Jury verdict against a chemical plant for wrongful death.
Jury verdict against industrial facility for a wrongful death.
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