Types Of Workplace Accidents in San Antonio

Workplace accidents are very common in Texas, and injured workers may have a right to compensation and/or workers’ comp benefits. Construction workers face some of the highest injury rates in the country, as do agricultural workers and oil field workers. Commercial vehicle drivers could be injured in car accidents, while heavy machine operators and factory workers face inherent risks from the machines and tools they use.

At The Law Offices of Tyler & Peery, we represent injured workers in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. Our lawyers can help you explore all of your legal options if you’ve been hurt on the job. Our firm was established over 30 years ago, and our attorneys have decades of valuable experience. We have won numerous settlements over $1 million, and you can count on us for skillful representation.

Examples Of Workplace Injuries

All workplace accidents are unique, but below are examples of cases our firm can handle:

  • Slip-and-fall accidents: Workers could slip or trip in a cluttered workplace.
  • Repetitive motion injuries: These can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and more.
  • Harmful substance exposure: Workers could be exposed to asbestos, hazardous materials and toxic gases.
  • Falls from heights: These are the most common reasons for fatal injuries in the construction industry.
  • Car accidents: Professional drivers and road workers are often injured in vehicle accidents.
  • Caught-between accidents: Some workers suffer injuries when caught in heavy machinery, between vehicles, etc.
  • Workplace violence: Rarely, workers are injured when they are assaulted by other workers or even customers.
  • Overexertion injuries: Workers may overexert themselves trying to meet deadlines or do difficult tasks.

Depending on the nature of the injury, it could lead to broken bones, skull fractures, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), amputations, burn injuries, spinal cord injuries (SCIs) and even more. These issues can drastically impact someone’s earnings and even their future earning capacity.

Contact our San Antonio Work Injury Attorneys

If you have been injured on the job and would like to learn more about your options, just get in touch with our office via email or by calling 210-987-2339 to set up a consultation.