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Work Injury

Work Injury Claims

Personal Injury Attorneys in Galveston, Texas

Being injured at work usually means seeking financial support through workers’ compensation, but not always. There are outlying but not necessarily uncommon circumstances that may make filing a personal injury claim against your employer or a third party the right choice. The Daspit Law Firm and our injury lawyers in Galveston can help you make the correct decision to begin down the path to maximized compensation.

Ready to begin your claim? Call (888) 221-2437 to contact The Daspit Law Firm.

When to File an Injury Claim, Not Workers’ Comp

Workers’ compensation works by providing medical costs and a portion of regular wages to an employee injured on-the-job, regardless of liability. It protects an employer from lawsuits or claims filed directly against them, too. Due to its benefits, most employers in Texas have workers’ compensation, but not all of them.

Texas does not require by law for employers to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. As a result, if you suffer a work injury, you might find yourself without workers’ compensation benefits available to you. When this happen, you have the option to file a claim directly against your employer, as well as any other party that might be responsible for your work injury. For example, if another employee with a history of violence assaults you unprovoked at work, then you might be able to file a claim against them for the aggression and your employer for not providing adequate security or supervision.

A work injury claim can seek the following damages and possibly more:

  • Medical costs
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Lost wages
  • Emotional trauma
  • Cost of vocational retraining as needed
  • Lessened enjoyment of life

Take the Guesswork Out of Your Injury Claim

Are you not sure if you should be pursuing compensation after a work injury through traditional workers’ compensation or a personal injury claim? Our Galveston attorneys from The Daspit Law Firm handle both types of cases, so we can help you out no matter what. Discover your rights and your options by calling us at (888) 221-2437 and scheduling your free, initial case evaluation.

Just a Few Reasons to
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

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • Thank you so much Daspit!!

    “Thank you so much Daspit!! You made the accident that I was in not so traumatizing. When I was hit by a person who was not from Houston and did not know downtown well he at first was sorry and admitted it was his fault until the cops showed up. From that point on I was in a panic until I entered your office and you guided me through.I recommend Daspit to anyone who wants to be treated with compassion and needs true guidance through the law.”

    Erica G.

  • They appreciated the referrals and were very quick in resolving the cases.

    “My friend and I referred a few cases to this firm. They handled it with first class professionalism and got a fair settlement in both situations. They appreciated the referrals and were very quick in resolving the cases.”

    Andy A.

  • Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law.

    “Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law. Oddly my cousin just was in an accident. We apparently are having a run of bad luck. At least we can count on Daspit to get us what we need.”

    Mario W.

  • I am so happy my friend referred me to Daspit Law.

    “Had a great first visit and consultation with Robert. He really patient with me and explained everything in detail.”

    Mandy H.

  • What a great experience with the team at Daspit Law firm!

    “What a great experience with the team at Daspit Law firm! From the moment I walked in I received first class treatment. Not only did Brandon get me more than I thought possible but we didn't even go to court. Also got to meet John Daspit himself who made me feel right at home. They both get 5 stars for sure!”

    Janet P.