Common industrial accident injuries?
Any number of accidents can happen at San Antonio workplaces. Slips and falls, accidents involving heavy equipment, electrocution and falling debris are just some examples. And they can cause a wide range of injuries. Surgery, hospitalization, physical therapy and medication may be necessary.
Texas does not require employers to carry workers' compensation insurance. If you're injured in an industrial accident, and your employer does not carry it, what are your options? Your employer may carry other insurance, but it may not cover all of the expense related to your injury. What then?
You can call us. We'll conduct an investigation of your accident. Industrial accidents are often caused by the negligence of others. This can include:
- Your employer
- Other employees
- Equipment manufacturers
- Outside contractors
See our industrial accident FAQ for more information on how we handle these cases.
If we find negligence, we will take action against the negligent parties and work to recover financial compensation for you. This often includes medical expenses, loss of wages, pain and suffering and other damages.
It's important to contact us as soon as possible after you've been injured on the job in San Antonio. Evidence can be lost. Witnesses may forget important details. The sooner we start our investigation, the better chance we have of finding out how your accident happened.
Contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation.
Companies store their merchandise in large warehouses, where workers sort through it and ship it out. These jobs often involve heavy lifting and working with heavy equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
Warehouse workers usually work at a fast pace. Merchandise is moved off trucks, onto loading docks then onto shelves. Boxes are cut open and orders are packaged and shipped. There are many hazards. When someone is negligent, it can easily result in an injury.
There many different types of warehouse accidents. Workers can be injured in a forklift accident. Slips and falls are common, as are pulled muscles and repetitive stress injuries. There is also the possibility of being struck by falling merchandise. However your accident occurred, contact our San Antonio law firm today. We're focused on finding the truth.
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Many products that companies sell are manufactured in factories. It is often an assembly line process. The job involves heavy lifting, working with heavy equipment and large machines, and possibly exposure to hazardous materials.
The production line is always extremely active and busy. Lots of things can go wrong, especially when someone is negligent. Workers can be struck by heavy equipment or become entangled in machines.
Factory accident injuries can include musculoskeletal injuries, broken bones, burns and hearing or vision loss. If working with hazardous chemicals, factory workers can also suffer skin disorders and respiratory problems. Find out how we can help you. Contact Tracey & Fox.
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Mining is one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. There are thousands of workers employed in the mining industry in Texas. They mine for coal, sand, gravel, limestone and salt.
Miners work with equipment in confined, dark spaces with little fresh air. The risks they face include leaking poison gas, explosions, tunnel collapse, flooding and equipment malfunction. Mining companies are required to take steps to make conditions as safe as possible. But when someone is negligent - through inadequate training, poor supervision or another reason -accidents can happen that result in serious injuries to miners.
Common injuries caused by mining accidents include burns, broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and respiratory problems. Whatever type of injury you're dealing with, make sure you make your case count. Contact the San Antonio law firm Tracey & Fox.
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