Texas Industrial Accident Lawyer

Houston Industrial Accident Attorneys

An estimated 845,000 Texans work in industrial plants varying from automotive, to manufacturing to oil and gas industries. Regardless of the field, working in an industrial plant is dangerous work.   If you or a loved one are injured in an industrial accident, you need an attorney experienced in industrial accidents who will take the steps necessary to protect you and your loved ones’ interests.   Call Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. for a free consultation today. You can reach us at: (713) 932-0777.

Causes of Industrial Accidents
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Even though there are volumes of protective Federal Law promulgated under OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) that govern industrial plants and refineries, the news is regularly reporting industrial plant accidents and refinery explosion.  The truth is, many of the oil and gas refineries located in and around the Houston area have been around since before the federal laws were shored up to deal with dangerous industrial plants.  Furthermore, poor regulation and oversight has allowed facilities to remain in a state of disrepair.  Some of the most common causes we see of industrial plant injuries include:

At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., you get an attorney experienced in industrial plant accidents who will thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident. We take getting to the bottom of the accident serious and we understand how to use the extensive OSHA rules and regulations to your advantage.

Lawyers for Victims of Industrial Accidents

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Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. have significant experience in representing people from all walks of life and from all positions of employment who have ended up suffering from a workplace injury. But make no mistake, we don’t defend negligent employers. Our clients are the backbone of the workforce–the employees, laborers, contractors and even managers who fall victim to the company’s refusal to adhere to the strict safety guidelines of OSHA.  Our clients are also the residents who live in the area and whose lives have been turned upside-down by a toxic release or a nearby plant explosion. When the company cuts corners or plays fast and loose with safety rule enforcement, we help the victims recover. Indeed, with a combined professional experience of over 100 years practicing law the attorneys at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. are well prepared to provide you comprehensive legal representation in these types of cases as well.

Common Types of Industrial Plant Accidents and Injuries

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Industrial accidents come in many forms, but the all have one thing in common: they can cause wide-spread, permanent injuries to the workers and residents of the surrounding area.  These type of accidents include:

Regardless of the type of  of industrial accident, we are here to help. Call us now.

Common Injuries from Industrial Accidents

In the past 40 years, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., has helped thousands of people recover from injuries of all kinds.  We have experience dealing with the following types of injuries commonly seen in industrial accidents:

Lawyers for Industrial Accident Victims

Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. have significant experience in representing people from all walks of life and from all positions of employment who have ended up suffering from a workplace injury. But make no mistake, we don’t defend negligent employers. Our clients are the backbone of the workforce–the employees, laborers, contractors and even managers who fall victim to the company’s refusal to adhere to the strict safety guidelines of OSHA.  Our clients are also the residents who live in the area and whose lives have been turned upside-down by a toxic release or a nearby plant explosion. When the company cuts corners or plays fast and loose with safety rule enforcement, we help the victims recover. Indeed, with a combined professional experience of over 100 years practicing law the attorneys at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. are well prepared to provide you comprehensive legal representation in these types of cases.

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Paul Cannon

Paul Cannon has practiced personal injury trial law since 1995. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (2005). He has earned recognition as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2017 & 2018, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2017. He is a Shareholder, trial lawyer and online marketing manager at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. His legal writings have been published by the Texas Bar Journal, Business.com, Lawyer.com HG Legal Resources, Lawfirms.com, and others. He has been asked to give education talks and media interviews on dog bite law.