Houston Work Injury Lawyers
From houses to skyscrapers to freeways and more, skilled workers are the muscle behind a growing economy and more efficient living. While they may not be the most glamorous jobs, they are absolutely necessary and without skilled workers, there would be a significant delay in economic growth.
As necessary as labor jobs are, they are equally dangerous. Risk of injury is significantly high in the skilled worker industry and there are many fatalities associated with the occupation. When a skilled worker is injured, they may be incapable of working for months or even years. It’s common for injuries to result in long-term disabilities, severely impacting the worker’s quality of life forever. Some common occupations with high risk of injury are:
These jobs require familiarity with dangerous equipment, chemicals, and heavy lifting. All of which carry considerable risk.
Prevalence of Work Injuries
In 2011 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported:
- 3 million cases of injuries and illness in the private sector
- 800,000 illness and injuries in the public sector
- 4, 609 overall deaths
Most injuries skill workers experience are:
- Muscle strains and sprains
- Fractures and broken bones
- Crush syndrome
- Traumatic brain injuries
Seeking Legal Advice for Work Injury Cases
Work injuries not only have physical and emotional consequences, but financial ones as well. Work injuries affect the families of the victims as well as the victim. Financial burdens and loss of wages have a significant impact on family dynamic and emotional stability. With Attorney Jose S. Lopez firm as your representation, you will have the best attorney with extensive experience with work compensation cases. At Attorney Jose S. Lopez they understand the impact a work injury has on a family and they will fight to get you all of the compensation you need and deserve.
Contact Houston Work Compensation Lawyers
We focus in personal injury cases, and we return phone calls after hours. Free parking at our office, flexible hours and staff members who are fluent in Spanish make our legal team highly accessible to you. Call today for your free consultation at 713-529-0220 or contact us online. We are excited to review your case!
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