Category: Worker Injuries

Hanna Law Firm, Abilene

Can You Sue if You Accept Workers’ Compensation Coverage After an Injury?

January 7, 2022 / Worker Injuries

In Texas, workers' compensation law is handled differently than it is in most states, and it has people asking "Can you sue if you accept workers' compensation?" Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that's designed to protect the employer from lawsuits using what is known as a no-fault system. Employees who are injured on the

¿Quién es responsable de un accidente de trabajo?

January 4, 2022 / Spanish Worker Injuries

Los trabajadores que se han lesionado en el trabajo tienen derecho a recuperar una compensación por sus lesiones, pero determinar quién debe pagar puede ser más complicado que en otras situaciones. Puede haber múltiples partes, pólizas de seguro, contratos y otros factores que entran en juego. A continuación, te indicamos cómo

Who Is Liable for an Accident at Work?

December 14, 2021 / Worker Injuries

Workers who have been injured on the job have the right to recover compensation for their injuries, but figuring out who should pay can be more complicated than in other situations. There may be multiple parties, insurance policies, contracts, and other factors that come into play. Here's how to understand who is liable for an accide

What to Do if Your Oilfield Injury Claim is Denied

June 7, 2021 / Worker Injuries

When you’re involved in a workplace accident, knowing what to do if your oilfield injury claim is denied can make all the difference in how you move forward. While your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance may be there for you during times of such injury, in many instances, injury claims are denied for a variety of reason

How Do I Get an Oilfield Injury Settlement?

March 13, 2020 / Worker Injuries

If you were hurt on the job, you may wonder, how do I get an oilfield injury settlement? As the oil and natural gas industries in Texas continue to grow, they require more and more workers for all phases of production. Oilfields are inherently dangerous work sites, teeming with heavy machinery, high pressure lines, confined spaces an