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Work Injury

Work Injuries

Personal Injury Lawyers in Austin, Texas

Have you been hurt at work in a way that you do not think will be covered by workers’ compensation? Or, is your workers’ compensation coverage going to be inadequate for the damages you are experiencing as a result of your serious work injury? It might be better to consider filing a personal injury claim against your employer instead.

To figure out if you should be pursuing workers’ comp or a work injury lawsuit, come to Daspit Law Firm. Our work injury attorneys in Austin are also well-versed in Texas workers’ compensation laws. Using our mix of extensive experience, we can confidently guide you down the right legal path that leads to the most compensation.

Contact Daspit Law Firm of Austin at (888) 568-8976 to learn more.

When Would You Sue Your Employer for an Injury?

In Texas, employers do not have to purchase workers’ compensation insurance for regular employees, like so many other states require. As such, your employer might not have workers’ compensation insurance to provide you with some financial stability as you recover from a work-related injury. If they do not have workers’ compensation insurance, then you can bring a personal injury claim against them as you would any other liable party for your work injury.

What other reasons would you need to file a work injury lawsuit instead?

  • Your workers’ compensation claim was wrongfully denied or undervalued.
  • Your work injury was caused by an egregious health or safety violation.
  • Your work injury was caused by an illegal act.
  • Your work injury is technically not covered by workers’ compensation.

It must be noted that if your employer does have workers’ compensation coverage that includes you, then, in the vast majority of cases, you cannot file a lawsuit against them. Texas law requires you to attempt to use workers’ compensation benefits first and foremost, unless some truly outlying circumstances exist in your work injury case. It is always best to consult with a lawyer before moving forward to see where your case can lead.

Austin Injury Attorneys Standing Up for Injured Workers

Do you need help figuring out if the injury you suffered in the workplace, or while completing regular work duties, should be handled in a work injury lawsuit or through workers’ compensation? Daspit Law Firm is there! Our team of highly skilled Austin personal injury lawyers can walk you through your case from start to finish. For your convenience, we offer free and confidential case reviews, visits from our lawyers to your home or hospital room, and make ourselves available 24/7 for client emergencies.

Get your case started on the right foot now. Call (888) 568-8976.

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Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

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