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Dallas Industrial Accident Lawyer

The Dallas personal injury attorneys at McGilberry & Shirer are devoted to holding liable parties responsible for their actions and will work aggressively to help you recover for the damages your industrial injury or illness has caused. The industrial accident attorneys at McGilberry & Shirer have been helping clients in Texas for decades and are fully versed in all areas of personal injury law, including industrial accidents. We’ve helped thousands of clients win compensation for medical damages, lost wages, emotional trauma, and more. If you believe that your recent industrial accident was caused by the carelessness of another person or entity, you may be able to collect compensation for the damages you’ve suffered.

The industrial sector in Texas is continuously growing, and the risks of industrial illness and injuries are increasing as well. The reality is that industrial workers of all types, such as those in construction, coal miners, and chemical plant workers are exposed to dangers every time they are on the job. Though many industrial workers ensure their safety by taking special precautions while handling potentially dangerous materials, they cannot always avoid the damages inflicted due to the negligence of another party.

Seeking Compensation After an Industrial Accident in Dallas

In addition to the physical strain, suffering from an industrial injury can be financially and emotionally draining. If you have sustained injuries from an industrial accident, you may be entitled to the following compensation:

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Causes of Industrial Accidents

Though employers in the industrial sector are obligated to ensure the safety and the well-being of their employees under the law, the fact remains that the various types of workplace and industrial accidents typically occur when companies do not implement and monitor safety regulations or do not train their employees properly. A handful of common causes of industrial accidents include:

  • Chemical release, burns, and exposure. This can occur when chemicals are not properly handled or correctly marked
  • Plant explosions
  • Electrocution
  • Falling objects
  • Incorrect lifting: Serious back and spine injuries can result when incorrect lifting methods are used as a result of a lack of training
  • Exposure to toxins
  • Fires
  • Oil and gas drilling accidents
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Machinery accidents, including heavy and automated machinery
  • Misuse of materials and equipment due to lack of training
  • Fatigue

Consequences of Industrial Accidents in Dallas

Regardless of the cause, the effects of industrial accidents can be devastating on many levels. The most common industrial injuries that typically occur when safety regulations and procedures are not adhered to include:

  • Broken bones
  • Brain injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • Spinal cord Injuries
  • Internal bleeding
  • Burn injuries
  • Lung and respiratory damage
  • Emotional and mental suffering