80-year-old deceased mesothelioma victim (California resident) who was exposed through his work as an aircraft mechanic doing maintenance and repair
Industrial accidents are hard to predict, but that does not mean they cannot be prevented. Every industry, from lumber to defense to chemical manufacturing, have regulations in place to preserve worker safety. When managers or contractors fail to meet these regulations, workers can be severely injured by their negligence.
At BCH, we provide skilled and aggressive representation for those injured in industrial accidents. Whether you were exposed to dangerous chemicals, slipped and fell on a poorly-maintained walkway, or were hurt by faulty equipment, we have more than 150 years of collective experience and know how to build a strong case in your favor.
Even if your injuries were partially covered by workers’ compensation, you may be entitled to more compensation in other cases. Unfortunately, workers’ comp does not always cover for your medical treatment and lost earning potential. When you need more resources than your policy offers, the only way to seek compensation is through a personal injury claim for a serious injury. BCH offers representation for workers suffering many types of injuries, including:
Unfortunately, many industrial accidents are preventable and are caused by the negligence or carelessness of employers, manufacturers, or other parties.
When it comes to the causes of industrial accidents, it is important to consider the following factors:
If you have been injured in an industrial accident, you may have a claim if the accident was caused by the negligence of another party. To determine if you have a claim, consult with an experienced personal injury attorney who can review the details of your case and provide guidance on the legal options available to you. They can also help you understand the types of compensation you may be entitled to receive, such as medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Some common types of industrial accidents include slips and falls, exposure to toxic chemicals, explosions and fires, machinery accidents, falling objects, electrocution and more. If you have suffered from an industrial accident, it is crucial that you receive medical attention immediately and report the incident. It is also advisable to seek out the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney to help you understand your legal rights and attain the compensation and justice you deserve.
The legal system is complex—that’s why the law provides advocates, in order to allow ordinary people to benefit from the full power of the law. At BCH, our experienced attorneys know what it takes to prepare your case for trial.
From discovery and retaining expert witnesses to negotiating appropriate settlements, your lawyer will be by your side fighting for your interests. While lawyers cannot promise the outcome of any case, we can promise this—you will never be alone. Call (713) 425-7100 to schedule your free consultation or fill out our simple form online.