It’s no surprise that oilfield work can be very dangerous. Oilfield workers are constantly exposed to heavy machinery, heights, chemicals, moving vehicles, and many other hazards. They must often deal with bad weather conditions, including high winds, strong storms, freezing temperatures, and intense sunlight. Many of them work long, tiring hours--in some jobs, oilfield workers may work 7 to 14 days in a row before getti...
When car accident claims can’t be settled through negotiations, they may go to court to be decided by a judge or jury. How often do car accident cases go to court? Not as often as you might think. Most car accident cases are settled with insurance companies or resolved in pre-trial mediation. Some studies say that as many as 95% of personal injury cases, which include car accidents, are resolved outside of the courtroom. The...
Undocumented workers can seek compensation for injuries sustained on the job. Many undocumented workers in the United States work in agriculture and construction. These are often dangerous jobs with unsafe working conditions. Due to the fear of getting fired or deported, many undocumented workers don’t report their injuries, or seek prompt medical treatment. If you’re an undocumented worker that’s been seriously ...
You were injured on the job. Your employer told you they would help you. Your employer may have even promised you that the company would pay your medical bills. If your employer sends you papers to sign, what do you do? Wait! Don’t sign anything until you know your legal rights. Immediately call the attorneys at the Waldman Legal Group at 713-688-4878. Our attorneys will review the documents at no charge. Let us help you ...
There was a gas line explosion on your construction site. You sustained severe injuries. What steps should you take to help yourself? Seek immediate medical attention. Report your injuries to your supervisor. Take pictures of your injuries and the accident scene. Write down witness names and their contact information. Immediately call the attorneys at the Waldman Legal Group. Our attorneys have more...

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