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Workplace Injury Attorneys in Texas

Top-Rated Texan Workplace Injury Attorneys

A workplace injury _ depending on its severity_ can be painful, incapacitating, and at all times a stressful situation. In addition, victims and their families lose income from spending time in recovery, can lose potential due to disability or inability to continue working, and face financial strain from medical expenses.

If you or a loved one has recently suffered a workplace injury in Texas you may feel confused regarding the steps you have to take towards your compensation. While your main focus is probably on getting better and recovering from the accident, you also have to start thinking about receiving the legal compensation you deserve.

However, it can be overwhelming to face the worker’s compensation process alone. Having a top workplace injury attorney by your side can make a huge difference in the outcome of your workplace injury case. At Manuel Diaz Law Firm, our workplace injury attorneys have a solid and extensive background in handling all types of civil claims on behalf of our clients and we can put all our expertise to work in your workplace injury case.

We understand how stressful and painful a workplace injury can be. We want you to focus on your physical, emotional, and psychological recovery while you let us handle the legal issues on your behalf. We are experts in the Texas workers’ compensation system and can make sure you receive the most beneficial compensation possible. Contact us today for a free consultation! If we take on your case, we only get paid when you do.

Workplace Injuries in Texas

According to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), Texas private industry employers reported 187,600 total recordable nonfatal workplace injuries in 2019. Of them, almost 50,000 were of a serious nature and resulted in days away from work (DAFW) (For more information, please review Document 1 and Document 2).

During that same year, the goods-producing industries reported 10,030 DAFW cases while the serving-providing industries reported 39,810 DAFW cases. Those employees occupied in building and grounds cleaning and maintenance; arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media; educational instruction and library; and sales registered fewer cases than in 2018 while those occupied in food preparation and serving and computer and mathematical occupations registered statistically significant increases when comparing 2019 to 2018.

Fortunately, relying on an experienced workplace injury attorney in Texas can help you navigate with ease the intricate personal injury case ahead if you or a loved one were injured in the workplace.

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Understanding the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and a 3rd Personal Injury Lawsuit

When an injured employee files a worker’s compensation claim in Texas, not only are they required to treat with a doctor chosen by the company, but their weekly benefits will be substantially less than if they recovered damages for all of their injuries and financial losses through a personal injury lawsuit against your company or any other responsible parties.

Unlike workers’ comp, a personal injury lawsuit gives you the best chance of making a full physical and financial recovery because you can choose your preferred doctor for treatment and you are enabled to recover all of your damages—including all past and future “economic damages,” such as medical expenses and lost wages—as well as any “non-economic damages,” like pain and suffering, mental anguish, physical impairment, physical disfigurement and, in some cases, punitive damages.

Workplace Injuries Require a Special Legal Defense

Winning your workplace injury case in Texas

Workplace injuries are traumatic and emotionally exhausting and worse yet are going through a personal injury as part of that accident. You may feel in pain and uncertain regarding your options. You may find yourself wondering who is responsible for your injuries and whether you can hold them accountable for them or seek compensation.

At Manuel Diaz Law Firm our team of expert attorneys in workplace injuries has the experience and know-how to make sure you get what you deserve. We have a solid track record of successful personal injury cases.

Our competent workplace injury attorneys in Texas are eager and ready to learn more about how they can help you and your family. Give us a call or send us an email today and get an initial free consultation at our offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, or Denton. Find out why so many Texas residents rely on our expertise when it comes to seeking the compensation they deserve.

Why Choose Manuel Diaz Law Firm For Your Workplace Injury Case?

Experience and Resources You Can Trust

At Manuel Diaz Law Firm, our team has obtained million-dollar settlements and successfully tried hundreds of cases around Texas. In the same manner, we have a team of lawyers and legal experts ready to handle your case. Rest assured that we will use our decades of experience and different legal strategies to fight for your rights and obtain you the greatest compensation possible.

Respectful and Timely Communication

At Manuel Diaz Law Firm we have strict communication policies like 24/7 phone service, next day returned phone calls and immediate action in your case. When you work with us, we’ll make sure you know what the next steps are, what to expect, and what you can do to help things move along smoothly.

Respect and Support

As your attorneys, our goal is to be able to get you back to normality after an accident. It is no easy task, but and we are here to guide you and support you throughout the process. We place considerable emphasis on communication, evidence gathering, strong negotiation and if necessary we are not afraid to go to trial. In many cases, this level of preparedness prompts the insurance companies to offer a good resolution that is worth considering, if this is not something you feel it’s fair, we’ll keep fighting until you get the compensation you deserve.

Effective and Tailored Legal Strategies.

Sometimes force needs to be met with force. Insurance companies are notorious for “bullying” plaintiffs into taking unfavorable settlements. Don’t let the insurance companies push you around. Hire our firm and we’ll fight aggressively, yet professionally, keeping the pressure on the insurance companies and finding unique opportunities to poke holes in their case. After years of experience, thousands of cases won and millions recovered for our clients, we know what it takes to win!

Personal Injury FAQ

First and foremost, ensure that everyone is safe and call for medical attention if necessary.
  • Report the accident so a police officer can make an official report and investigation.
  • Take the other person’s information. This includes name, address, insurance policy information, vehicle information and phone number.
  • Take pictures of the accident scene and injuries (if possible). This is important to help establish responsibility of the accident and injuries.
  • Never sign any documents you don’t understand. Remember insurance policies are not on your side and they will try to settle your case with the least amount possible. If they ask you to sign any documents accepting any offer, this will waive your right of getting your medical bills paid and the compensation you deserve.
  • Do not admit fault if you are unsure who caused the accident. Contact us immediately at 855-900-3429. Our consultation is FREE and if we don’t win, we don’t charge you!
You should never provide a recorded statement of facts to anyone, especially the insurance companies. They will almost always use your recorded statement against you to deny liability and monetary recovery. You should always talk to your attorney prior to giving any statement to the insurance companies and have your attorney present during the recorded statement. Most importantly, don’t provide statements of fault to anyone.
As a passenger you have the right to make a claim against any negligent driver. This may be the driver of the car you were riding or the other driver. Either of those claims would be filed against the negligent driver’s auto insurance. In the event that there isn’t enough insurance to cover for your injuries or there is no coverage, you have the option to make the claim under your insurance’s Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UM/UIM).
We represent clients on a contingent fee agreement for personal injury matters. This means that you don’t have to pay anything upfront and our initial consultation is completely free. Attorney fees are collected only if there is a recovery in the case. If the case is won, the attorney fees will come out of the amount recovered. Most importantly, we don’t get paid if we don’t win.
As a victim of personal injury in Texas, you may be eligible to file suit for compensation to help you recover and return to your normal life. Personal injuries can be extensive, requiring substantial care, treatment and rehabilitation. Medical bills and lost wages can quickly put families in financial ruin. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen, and we only get paid and charge you for services at such time as you win a settlement or your case in court. Our results-oriented Texas personal injury attorneys work to get you maximum compensation for but not limited to the following:
  • Lost wages
  • Lost future earning potential
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages
  • Mental anguish
  • Property damage
  • Loss of companionship
  • Reduced quality of life
If you have questions about what types of compensation you may be owed or deserve as a result of your accident, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team is standing by and ready to get you the answers you need.
Personal injury cases handled in Texas are governed by the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. This Code provides guidance and rules regarding how the court will define and determine damages, liability, negligence, statutes of limitation, duties of care, recovery and more.

The Shared Fault Rule in Texas is a comparative negligence rule that determines proportionate responsibility. In short, each party may be responsible “in part” for the accident and subsequent damages and injuries. As such, liability for damages can be designated that are proportionate to the level of fault a party is responsible for.

This rule allows you to potentially collect compensation even if you were partially at fault for the accident. However, Texas adheres to a 51% bar rule, meaning that you are ineligible to collect damages for those injuries which you were 51% or more responsible for.

Our law firm knows what is needed to prove fault and get you maximum compensation. We gather the evidence needed to position your case and argument in the best possible light, ensuring the truth is presented in court.

Call or message today to find out how strong of a case you have against liable third parties.

No. Do not accept any settlement on behalf of an insurance adjuster without consulting with an attorney. Adjusters are paid to settle the cases for as little as possible and as quickly as possible. After an accident, the third party insurance adjuster will try to contact you and convince you to accept their minimum offer. Please don’t fall for this. If someone asks you to sign any documents you don’t fully understand, you might be signing away all your legal rights to recover the settlement you deserve.
This depends on how you handled the situation after the car accident. Texas has a statute of limitations for filing personal injury claims and there are certain requirements that need to be met. If you didn’t seek medical attention or failed to report the incident to the police or your supervisor after the accident, your case may be weakened. Calls us immediately to evaluate your case.
Your health is the most important thing. You should ask for immediate medical attention if necessary. After a doctor determines you are out of danger you should do the following:
  • Report the incident to your supervisor- this is highly important because your employer might deny the accident occurred during work and claim it happened outside of work.
  • Seek for medical attention- a physician needs to make an evaluation and recommend a treatment plan.
  • Call us- you need an experienced attorney by your side.

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Put our years of experience and demonstrated track record of results to work for you. Call or message today for a free initial consultation.

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