Insurance Claim Litigation

Texas Law requires that insurance companies owe duties of good faith and fair dealing and are prohibited from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts or practices. Despite these prohibitions, insurance companies everyday attempt to take advantage of insureds, who have done nothing wrong and paid their premiums. If your claim for any of the following has been denied, underpaid or stalled, we can help:

Texas law requires insurance companies are generally required to acknowledge, evaluate, and pay or deny claims in a timely and prompt manner. Thus, an insurance company must: 

Generally, there are two types of claims that can be made. First party claims and third-party claims. A first party claim is a claim made by the insured against the insurance company. A third-party claim is claim made against an insurance company by a non-insured person who has interacted with the insured.  An insurance company that breaches the duties it owes to its insured can be held liable. If an insurance company is acting in bad faith, then a suit can be brought against the insurance company. Bad faith insurance describes a claim that an insured person has against an insurance for its unlawful and inappropriately handles claims. Bad faith claims can be filed for almost any type of insurance (auto, homeowners, health or life insurance).  Examples of bad faith by the insurance company are: 

Insurance companies and insurers can be held liable for bad faith insurance claim handling. When bad faith is established, Plaintiff can recover:

 If you believe that the insurance company has acted in bad faith, you should contact a Texas insurance lawyer today. The Major Law Firm is available 24/7, nights and weekends to review your case. The Major Law Firm will fight to get you the compensation that you deserve.

Sexual Assault Victim's Rights Litigation

There are two justice systems in America. There is the criminal justice system and the civil justice system. In the criminal justice system, the state or federal government brings charges based on alleged violations of the Texas Penal Code or the United States Code. The state or federal government seeks to obtain a conviction and a sentence of probation, jail time, or prison time. If you are charged by the state or federal government with sexual assault, read more about sexual assault here.  

On the other hand, the civil justice system is where private parties settle disputes. In the civil justice system, parties can be awarded damages for violations of the civil practices and remedies code. Damages include money. You may also be able to obtain a court order prohibiting certain actions from being taken.  

If you have been assaulted, the first step is to call the police and file a report. Once you involve law enforcement, they will begin their investigation into the allegations. It is important to be honest and forthcoming with the authorities. The Major Law Firm can help guide you through this process. Even though the authorities are conducting their own investigation, it is important to hire a civil sexual assault lawyer to begin preparing your case. The Major Law Firm can help build your sexual assault claim by obtaining:

• Admissions of guilt from the perpetrator
• Financial documents showing the cost of the assault
• Medical records
• Police reports 

Generally, the authorities do not share their evidence or investigation until the investigation is over. An investigation is normally over when the district attorney decides to bring charges against the person accused of sexual assault. In Texas the criminal statute of limitations for sexual assault of a victim who is 18 years or older is 10 years after the day the offense took place. The statute of limitations is longer, however, if the victim was less than 17 when the sexual assault occurred. However, the civil statute of limitations for civil sexual assault is 5 years if the victim was over 17 when the assault occurred. This is important because the district attorney has more time than a civil plaintiff has to bring a lawsuit.  

The Major Law Firm can also help you identify who is responsible for your assault. Depending on the facts, a business, or government may have contributed to causing the assault. Each case of sexual abuse or assault must be analyzed individual to determine who is responsible for your damages.  We can help you bring a civil lawsuit in cases involving:

• Clergy and the church
• Coaches
• Dates and acquaintances
• Employers
• Family Members
• Physicians, nurses and other health care providers·     
• Teachers and schools    
• Nursing homes 

You may still bring a civil sexual assault claim even if your attacker was never caught or exonerated. As detailed the civil justice system is different from the criminal justice system. Even if a perpetrator was acquitted in criminal court, the burden of proof is less in civil court where your lawsuit will be filed.  By filing a civil assault lawsuit, you can recover compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses and other damages. Sexual assault cases are deeply traumatic and the civil justice systems helps provide for the victims. If you have been a victim of sexual assault and would like to know the next steps you can take to get your life back on track call The Major Law Firm today. We offer no cost, confidential consultations.

Oilfield Refinery Plant Accident

Texas produces the most oil in the United States with a total production of 1.85 billion barrels in 2019. Texas is home to the Eagle Ford Shale and the Permian Basin which has provided many employment opportunities. According to U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2020 Texas had 30 operating refineries. The impact of these companies’ presence means more jobs, opportunities and wealth for Texans. Unfortunately, these benefits come at a cost. Large industrial plants have a history of cutting corners on employee safety to maximize their profit. 

Because of Texas’ large production, oilfield accidents are bound to happen. Whether you are a roughneck, tool pusher, driller, roustabout or an oil field truck driver, if you or a love one has been injured let The Major Law Firm’s oil field injury lawyers fight for you. Texas consistently ranks near the top in oilfield worker fatalities. Oilfield workers face more risk than normal employees. Oilfield workers have to operate dangerous heavy machinery and other equipment that causes injuries. The oil companies put profits over people and force workers to work long hours that can lead to accidents. 

Whether your injury was cause by a plant explosion, toxic exposure, fracking rig explosions, unsafe policies, defective machinery or a chemical plant, The Major Law Firm’s San Antonio personal injury lawyer can help. Other common causes of accidents include improper maintenance, unsafe design, defective products, violations of industry codes, and improper training. No matter the cause of your injury, The Major Law Firm’s San Antonio Oilfield, Plant and Refinery lawyers can help you get justice. You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits or personal injury compensation. 

Employers do not have to carry workers’ compensation insurance in Texas. If your employer does carry workers’ compensation insurance, you may file a claim for your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages. Some workers’ compensation insurance offer death benefits. By accepting workers’ compensation from your insurance, you forfeit the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. Even if you accept worker’s compensation and you cannot sue your employer for negligence, you may be able to bring a personal injury lawsuit against a third party such as a trucking company, property owner, a subcontractor or equipment manufacturer. Following a refinery or chemical plant accident, it may be difficult to determine the cause or who was at fault. Consult with The Major Law Firm’s San Antonio personal injury attorney today to determine who is at fault for causing your injury and to determine how much your case may be worth.  

Consult with a San Antonio Oilfield lawyer today to determine who may be liable for your injuries. A personal injury lawsuit has the potential to result in greater compensation. The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, lost enjoyment of life, legal fees, and loss of consortium.  

The Major Law Firm’s oilfield accident attorney and our plant accident attorneys are knowledgeable on the complexities of Texas’ drilling, refining, and manufacturing operations. Simply put, The Major Law Firm has the resources and experience to defeat powerful oil and gas corporations and major industrial manufacturers. Our accident lawyers will go to battle for you as skillful and aggressive trial attorneys.  

If you or a loved one has been injured do not leave your case in the hands of a plant manager or the oil company. The Major Law Firm will fight for you to get you the medical care and compensation you deserve. As a San Antonio personal injury lawyer, we are familiar with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses, expert witnesses, confined space permits, and accident reconstruction. Oilfield accidents are a major problem and major problems require major solutions.

The Major Law Firm is available24/7, nights and weekends to review your case.

Workplace Accident

Getting hurt at work is a life-changing event. Unfortunately, more and more workers are being hurt at work because companies are placing profits over people. The number of work-related fatalities in Texas rose by 25% in 2019. After sustaining an injury on the job, your first thought is often how are going to pay your bills and take care of your family. In Texas employers are not required to provide workers’ compensation insurance.  Even if your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, often times workers’ compensation requires you to waive your ability to sue in exchange for pennies on the dollar. Getting injured while at work is a major problem and major problems require major solutions. Consult with a San Antonio workplace accident lawyer today in order to get the compensation you deserve.  

A report on fatal occupation injuries in 2019 released by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) shows 608 workplace fatalities in private and public/governmental sectors in 2019, up from 488 in 2018. The occupation with the highest number of fatal work injuries was driver/sales workers and truck drivers with 142 incidents, representing 23% of all fatal work injuries. There were 96 incidents of falls, slips, and trips, which accounted for 16% of all incidents. Construction and extraction had the largest increase in number of incidents from 105 in 2018 to 136 in 2019. 

Common workplace sites that injuries occur are auto shops, groceries stores, construction sites and industrial plants. Common workplace injury types are transportation accidents, falls, slips, trips, contact with objects and equipment, violence and other injuries from persons or animals, exposure to harmful substances or environments, fires and explosions. Common workplace injuries include: 
    
• Neck and back injuries     
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Broken, crushed, fractured or shattered bones
• Spinal cord injuries
• Bruises and contusions
• Soft tissues tears, sprains, and strains
• Amputations
• Hearing loss
• Dermatitis and asbestosis
• Asthma 


To ensure you get the compensation that you deserve, you should call a San Antonio personal injury attorney. The Major Law Firm aggressively fights for the maximum compensation for all of our clients.  

Employers do not have to carry workers’ compensation insurance in Texas. If your employer does carry workers’ compensation insurance, you may file a claim for your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages. Some workers’ compensation insurance offer death benefits. By accepting workers’ compensation from your insurance, you forfeit the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. Even if you accept worker’s compensation and you cannot sue your employer for negligence, you may be able to bring a personal injury lawsuit against a third party such as a property owner, a subcontractor or equipment manufacturer. Following a workplace accident, it may be difficult to determine the cause or who was at fault.

Consult with the Major Law Firm’s San Antonio personal injury attorney today to determine who is at fault for causing your injury and to determine how much your case may be worth.  Consult with a San Antonio workplace accident lawyer today to determine who may be liable for your injuries. A personal injury lawsuit has the potential to result in greater compensation. The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, lost enjoyment of life, legal fees, and loss of consortium.  

The Major Law Firm’s workplace accident attorney are knowledgeable of the complexities of Texas’ Workers’ Compensation laws and negligence laws. Our accident lawyers will go to battle for you as skillful and aggressive trial attorney.  If you or a loved one has been injured do not leave your case in the hands of your employer. The Major Law Firm will fight for you to get you the medical care and compensation you deserve. As a San Antonio personal injury lawyer, we are familiar with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses, expert witnesses, confined space permits, and accident reconstruction. workplace accidents are a major problem and major problems require major solutions.  

The Major Law Firm is available 24/7, nights and weekends to review your case.

San Antonio Assault & Battery Lawyer

Assault cases are serious crimes in Texas. However, the criminal justice system does not provide the same compensation that the civil justice system does. A personal injury lawsuit has the potential to result in compensation. The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, lost enjoyment of life, legal fees, and loss of consortium. If you or a loved one has been the victim of an assault or aggravated assault do not hesitate to call a San Antonio personal injury lawyer at the Major Law Firm. Being assaulted is a major problem and major problems require major solutions. 

Under the Texas Penal Code there are three different types of assault. The first type is causing bodily injury to another. The second type is threatening another person with imminent bodily injury. The third type is causing physical contact with another when the another when the actor knows or should reasonably believe the other will regard the contact as offensive or proactive. The physical contact requirement can be satisfied by the invasion of anything closely related to plaintiff’s body. Thus, any contact that causes pain, illness, or Plaintiff’s restraint can be considered offensive.  

An assault victim may recover for injuries directly and immediately resulting from an assault, regardless of whether they might have been foreseen. The law also allows victims to recover for injuries that were reasonably foreseeable consequential injuries that resulted from the assault. Recoverable damages from an assault include:

• Medical expenses
• Pain and suffering
• Mental anguish
• Disfigurement
• Loss of earning capacity 

The jury also have the ability to award punitive or exemplary damages if the defendant’s conduct is fraudulent, malicious, or grossly negligent. Punitive damages and exemplary damages are the same thing. The law defines exemplary damages as “any damages awarded as a penalty or by way of punishment but not for compensatory purposes.” Tex. Civ. Prac. & Remedies Code § 41.001 (5).  Determining who may be liable for an assault may be difficult. In addition to the individual who actually commits an assault, others may be held liable under the theories of vicarious liability and joint and several liability. Under vicarious liability the law holds one responsible for the conduct of another. Typically, this situation arises in a principal-agent relationship. Joint and several liability means that one party has aided or encourage the assailant in committing the assault. Thus, if someone offers aid or in some way encourages the assault, they can be held liable for the assault.  An assault and battery charge may support a cause of action for intentional infliction of emotional distress. It is important to contact the personal injury attorneys at the Major Law Firm to discuss your options and see how much money you may be entitled to. The Major Law Firm can help preserve critical evidence that is important to your case. Consult with The Major Law Firm today. Our attorneys are available 24/7.

San Antonio Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

It only takes a split second for a catastrophic injury to change someone’s life forever. People who experience a catastrophic injury take years to recover. Catastrophic injury victims live with disabilities for the rest of their life. These injuries put serious stress on the victim’s family because the injured may need constant supervision or assistance for the rest their lives. When you are hurt by someone’s negligence, the San Antonio catastrophic injury attorneys at The Major Law Firm are on your side. Catastrophic injuries are a major problem and major problems require major solutions. 

If you have sustained catastrophic injuries or lost a close family member contact The Major Law Firm, attorneys at law in San Antonio, Texas. A catastrophic injury is an injury that affects your daily life. Catastrophic injuries include:

• Spinal cord injuries     
• Traumatic brain injuries  
• Broken, crushed, fractured or shattered bones     
• Amputations    
• Hearing loss    
• Severe burns or facial scarring     
• Fatal injuries 

Consult with a San Antonio personal injury attorney with The Major Law Firm today to determine who may be liable for your injuries. A personal injury lawsuit has the potential to result in greater compensation. The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include:     

• Compensation for hospital costs     
• Compensation for occupational therapy  
• Lost wages    
• Future earning and lost earnings    
• Past medical bills and future medical costs    
• Disfigurement
• Loss of consortium  

The Major Law Firm’s catastrophic injury attorneys will employ a team of experts such as economists, accident reconstructionists, biomechanical engineers, vocational rehabilitation experts, and life care planners in order to obtain maximum results for our clients. These experts work with our attorneys to evaluate the cost of long term medic also that the jury understands how much compensation is required for your “new” normal.  

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury because of someone’s negligence, then The Major Law Firm stands ready to file a lawsuit on your behalf. Any person who acts negligently can be held liable for a catastrophic injury. This includes an employer, company, individual, or another party that may be liable. Possible causes of catastrophic injuries are: 

• Car accidents     
• Truck accidents      
• Motorcycle accidents   
• Medical malpractice    
• Nursing home neglect    
• Sexual abuse    
• Product liability    
• Premises liability    

• Aviation disasters 

If you or a family member has suffered due to a serious catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death, The Major Law Firm can help. A catastrophic injury impacts the survivor and their entire family. Family members may be forced to quit their jobs and become full-time caregivers. When a family member cannot quit their job, they will need to make enough money to hire a caretaker. To ensure you get the compensation that you deserve, you should call a San Antonio personal injury attorney. The Major Law Firm aggressively fights for the maximum compensation for all of our clients. If you have been injured, it is important to contact The Major Law Firm to help with your injury claim.  

The Major Law Firm can get to work immediately to start preserving evidence and handling the insurance companies. Our firm is available 24/7, nights and weekends to review your case. 

San Antonio Product Liability Attorney

In 2019 there were 2.9 million recalled products. Consumer goods improve our everyday lives. From our homes to our jobs, we are surrounded by consumer goods. When consumers buy a product they expect it to work. When these goods fail, the results can be catastrophic. Millions of products are introduced into the flow of commerce each year. Unfortunately, because companies put profit over people products can be defective and injure customers. Defective products are a major problem and major problems require major solutions.  If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, contact a defective product attorney at The Major Law Firm today. The Major Law Firm has the resources and legal network necessary to take on large manufacturers and corporations.  Consult with a personal injury lawyer today to determine who may be liable for your injuries.
Personal injury lawsuits are filed against the manufacturer or retailer of a product by a person injured while using the product. A personal injury lawsuit has the potential to result in compensation for your injuries. The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, lost enjoyment of life, legal fees, and loss of consortium.  Products liability laws define the legal responsibility of sellers and other commercial suppliers of products for damages resulting from product defects and misrepresentations about a product’s safety or performance capabilities. The three types of product liability defects are: 

• Design defects
• Manufacturing defects     
• Warning defects 

Manufacturing defects are defined as production flaws a manufacturer does not intend. Design defects are defined as undue risks that a safety device or other design alternative reasonably would prevent the harm. Warning defects occur when a manufacturer of a product fails to include sufficient warnings for the product. A product is defective if the manufacturer fails to provide adequate information about its hidden dangers (warnings) and, if not evident, how to avoid them (instructions). If a hazard is substantial, the law may require that the warning be placed directly on the product rather than in product literature that may become separated from the product.
Common defective products are: 

· Car seats
· Automotive defects
· Household appliances such as humidifiers and heaters
· Riding lawn mowers
· Golf carts
· Household power tools   

A central issue in both products liability lawsuit is classifying the product as “excessively” or “unduly” hazardous, “unreasonably” dangerous, or “defective.” The Major Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys are knowledgeable on the complexities of products liability law, negligence, and manufacturing operations. Consult with The Major Law Firm today to discuss your options.  If you or a loved one has been injured do not leave your case in the hands of a corporation or manufacturer. The Major Law Firm will fight for you to get you the medical care and compensation you deserve. As a San Antonio personal injury lawyer, we initiate your case and start collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses, expert witnesses, and consulting with accident reconstructionist. The Major Law Firm is available 24/7, nights and weekends to review your case.

San Antonio Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slips and falls are the foremost causes of injuries in workplaces and retail locations in different parts of the world. According to CDC, falls account for 40% of traumatic brain injuries that require intensive care. Each year, more than one million people are admitted to the hospital because of slip and fall accidents.

Even though slip and fall injuries are very common, only a small percentage of people report the incident. This is because most of them believe that the accident was their fault. 

The reality, however, is that these accidents can be easily prevented. Employers and property owners have a duty to implement safety standards on their premises to ensure that their employees, customers, and guests are protected.

However, some of them fail to properly maintain their premises and use warning signs to inform guests about present hazards. Therefore, if you slip or fall because of the negligence of a property owner (negligent party), and the accident causes serious injuries that require immediate medical attention, you should consider calling an attorney at The Major Law Firm. 

We will help you receive fair compensation for your accident while you focus on your recovery. 

What Are the Typical Reasons for Slips and Fall Accidents?

The common causes of slips and falls include:

Even if you don't seem to be in obvious danger, we advise you to seek medical attention immediately after the accident happened.

If your San Antonio slip and fall accident was caused by any of these reasons, you should file a fall accident claim against the property owner or manager to pursue compensation. 

Why Choose A The Major Law Firm Slip and Fall Lawyer San Antonio?

A slip and fall accident occurred and now you are looking for a professional San Antonio slip and fall lawyer who can help you recover compensation for the serious injuries that you've suffered.

Here are a few reasons why you should work with a The Major Law firm slip and fall injury lawyer:

What is the Settlement for a Slip and Fall Accident?

A slip and fall claim is a premises liability claim that requires proving negligence, building a case, negotiating a settlement, and arguing a case at trial. The slip and fall settlement depends on how well your case is built.

The type of serious injury resulting from the slip and fall accidents are the component that will carry the heaviest weight when it comes to the final amount you may receive.

Although it is hard to accurately know how to calculate a fall settlement for the injured victim, you can get an idea from the different factors that must be considered when determining a settlement.

These include: 

Depending on the severity of your injuries, your insurance company will assign a number one through five. The higher the number, the higher the compensation you will receive in slip and fall cases. The average slip and fall settlement in San Antonio is between $30,000 and $50,000. 

Connecting with a personal injury lawyer from The Major Law Firm as soon as possible will increase your chances of getting a settlement in your slip and fall accident claims. Contact us to get a free consultation with an experienced slip & fall attorney.‍

How Can Slip and Fall Lawyers at The Major Law Firm Lawyers Help Me Win My Case?

Our attorneys will take time to investigate your slip and fall accident and then evaluate the circumstances that caused it. We will then prepare a strong premises liability case that will ensure that you get compensated for your slip and fall accident. Here are the things we will do to win your case.

Contact Us

If you have been involved in a trip and fall accident and seek compensation, you can reach our legal team for a free initial consultation.

Our slip and fall attorneys in San Antonio will provide you with support, will clearly explain the legal process, and will work tirelessly to get you maximum compensation.

So, call us at 210-775-2974 or fill out this form to schedule a free consultation. 

San Antonio Wrongful Death Attorney

There is no greater tragedy than losing a loved one. Every day people lose their loved ones to senseless tragedies that could have been avoided with the exercise of care. Whether your loved one's death was caused by a defective product, someone's negligence such as a property owner, or in a fatal accident (motor vehicle accident, workplace accident), the personal injury attorneys of The Major Law Firm in San Antonio are there for you. Losing a loved one unexpectedly poses a myriad of problems and legal issues to deal with. You may be facing significant financial hardships along with your emotional loss.

What is Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death occurs when someone dies as a result of the gross negligence, recklessness, or deliberate actions of another, according to the Texas Wrongful Death Act, in Section 71.002 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

Our personal injury lawyer provides legal representation and guidance to surviving family members who have suffered financial and emotional losses as a result of a wrongful act (car accidents, medical malpractice and crimes), and may help them seek wrongful death compensation for their damages. We represent clients on a contingency fee basis to make legal services available to all families. Hence, you will not pay any legal fees unless we unless we secure compensation on your behalf.

An experienced wrongful death attorney in San Antonio can help you understand your best legal options for pursuing financial compensation and let you know if your family has a wrongful death case against the liable parties.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in San Antonio

A wrongful death lawsuit is when the immediate family members of the decedent make a claim for damages against the negligent party who caused the death. Under Texas law, only surviving family members (a surviving spouse, surviving children, and the natural or adoptive parents of the decedent) can file wrongful death claims.Wrongful death lawsuits work the same as personal injury lawsuits in which the wrongful death plaintiff must prove the defendant's breach of duty, wrongful or negligent actions caused the death or the injuries that ultimately led to death. They are civil court court matters which are separate from any criminal charges.

Children (including adults) can sue the responsible party for the wrongful death of a parent. A child may bring a wrongful death action for loss of the father where the father dies before the child is born. A child born out of wedlock can hire a personal injury attorney in order to recover compensation and damages for the death of his or her mother or father, if the paternity of the father is established.

After an accident in which the deceased person might have brought a personal injury claim if they lived, a decedent’s executor or administrator may bring the wrongful death action. Parents of the deceased may bring an action for the wrongful death of their child. It does not matter that the child may have been an adult.

If you have any doubts, contacting a wrongful death lawyer for legal counsel is always the best way to go to ensure that you have all the information regarding possible wrongful death lawsuits. We can help you hold negligent parties responsible and get a fair wrongful death settlement for your financial recovery.

What Damages Can I Seek in a Civil Lawsuit

A wrongful death suit can never compensate for the tragic loss of a loved one, but a legal claim is meant to help you cope during this difficult time. When working with our wrongful death lawyers in San Antonio, these are the possible possible damages that you could recover:

Here's a short description and explanation of the main damages that an experienced lawyer can claim for you:

Mental Anguish Damages

Mental anguish damages are for the emotional pain, torment, and suffering that the Plaintiff would, in reasonable probability, experience when a loved one dies. No amount of money can bring a loved one back, but this type of damages attempt to compensate the Plaintiff for the harrowing experience resulting from the death of a loved one.

They are essentially damages for any emotional shock that you experienced as a result of the loved person's death. When considering how much damages to award the jury looks at some of the following:    

Companionship and Society Damages

Loss of consortium damages are exclusively for people in marital relationships. Loss of consortium damages are for the mutual right of the husband and wife to that affection, solace, comfort, emotional support, companionship, society, assistance, and sexual relations necessary to a successful marriage.

Pecuniary Loss Damages

Pecuniary loss is defined in the context of a parent of an adult child, and consists of the care, maintenance, emotional and financial support, services, counsel, and reasonable contributions of a pecuniary value the parents would in reasonable probability have received. 

Because of all of the different types of damages that are available, it is important to consult with The Major Law Firm wrongful death attorneys in order to determine what types of damages are appropriate for your case. We will help you get a fair compensation for your loss.

Statute of Limitations

It's important to note that the wrongful death statute of limitations is different by state. If you want to seek compensation, it's crucial to consult an attorney that is familiar with the law of the state where the incident happened and that has sufficient experience with wrongful death claims.

In San Antonio, in the state of Texas, there is a two-year statute of limitations for wrongful death cases, as well as personal injury claims. Therefore, the appropriate executor or personal representative must file a wrongful death lawsuit within two years of the deceased person 's death. Do not hesitate to call The Major Law Firm today and a wrongful death lawyer will give you a no obligation consultation.

Commons Causes of Wrongful Death

A wrongful death is the worst outcome of someone else's negligence. Negligent actions or omissions by a negligent party that represents a breach of duty of care could result in an untimely death or an unexpected loss. A wrongful death claim can be complex and dealing with an insurance company is always difficult. That's why our attorneys are prepared for everything.

In San Antonio, common causes include:

If your loved one died because of fatal injuries under any of these circumstances or another one of the many possible fatal accidents, get in touch with a San Antonio wrongful death attorney to receive a free case evaluation and take legal action.

Our experienced wrongful death lawyers in San Antonio, Texas will gather evidence and hire expert witnesses that will help you with your wrongful death claim against one or more defendants. Our legal team will help you seek justice.

Contact an Experienced San Antonio Wrongful Death Lawyer

At the Major Law Firm, we will work with a team of wrongful death attorneys in order to obtain most compensation possible for your case. We frequently work with accident reconstructionists, economists, life care planners, medical experts, vocational experts, and others.

If you or a loved one has lost a family member and you believe that someone is at fault, call The Major Law Firm today and seek legal advice. The personal injury attorneys at The Major Law Firm will offer free consultations and help determine your path to recovery. Our attorneys work tirelessly, are available 24/7 and will travel to meet you.

San Antonio Construction Accident Attorney

Most construction accidents are preventable but when companies put profits over worker safety, then The Major Law Firm is ready to fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Construction sites are dangerous, and many construction workers are injured every day. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 136 people died on construction job sites in 2019.

Construction fatalities and construction accident injuries are a major problem and major problems require major solutions. Consult a San Antonio construction accident lawyer today in order to get proper legal support and the compensation you deserve.

The Leading Causes of Construction Worker Fatalities

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (“OSHA”) has identified the four leading causes of fatalities in the construction industry—known as the “Fatal Four Hazards” or “Construction Focus Hazards”.

The Fatal Four Hazards are falls, electrical exposure, struck-by and caught-in/between situations, and results in over 500 worker fatalities every year.

Fall accidents are the leading cause of construction worker death on the job. Electrocutions are the second leading cause of construction work deaths. 

A struck-by hazard is any object at a worksite that can produce construction injuries by forcible contact between the injured employee and an object.

There are four categories of struck-by hazards, flying objects, falling objects, swinging objects, and rolling objects. OSHA requires employers to protect construction workers from struck-by hazards. Employers are required to meet heavy machinery, equipment, and motor vehicle OSHA standards, provide required training for equipment and vehicles, and provide personal protective equipment. 

Common construction site injuries

Common workplace injury types are transportation accidents, falls, slips, trips, contact with objects and equipment, violence and other serious injuries from co-workers, persons or animals, exposure to harmful substances or environments, fires and explosions. Common personal injuries sustained at the workplace include:

‍Claim compensation for San Antonio construction accidents

Have you suffered severe injuries because the site owners failed to protect workers? To ensure you get the compensation that you deserve, you should call San Antonio accident lawyers.

The Major Law Firm's San Antonio construction accident lawyers aggressively fight for the maximum compensation for all injured workers involved in construction accidents. If you have been injured on a construction site, it is important to contact The Major Law Firm to help with your personal injury or construction accident claim.

When companies put profits over people in order to save money, accidents happen and injuries occur. Common causes of construction site accidents that may lead to serious injury include:     

The Major Law Firm will promptly investigate a workplace accident to uncover any OSHA violations. For this reason, injured construction workers should contact the Major Law Firm as soon as possible. This will allow a San Antonio experienced construction accident attorney to collect and preserve evidence of those violations.  

Employers do not have to carry workers’ compensation insurance in Texas. If your employer does carry workers’ compensation insurance, you may file a workers compensation claim for your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages. Some workers’ compensation insurance offer wrongful death benefits.

By accepting workers’ compensation benefits from your insurance company, you forfeit the right to file a personal injury lawsuit or construction accident claims against your general contractor.

Even if you accept worker’s comp benefits, and you cannot sue your employer for negligence, you may be able to bring a personal injury lawsuit against a third party such as a trucking company, property owner, a subcontractor or construction equipment manufacturer.

Following a construction site accident, it may be difficult to determine the cause or who was at fault because it might involve multiple parties: The construction company, property owners, or others may be liable parties.

Victims can consult with The Major Law Firm’s personal injury lawyer today to determine who is at fault for causing your construction site injury and to determine how much your case may be worth.

Personal injury cases have the potential to result in greater financial compensation for injured workers.The types of compensation available in a personal injury lawsuit include pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses from medical treatment, rehabilitation costs, lost enjoyment of life, legal fees, and loss of consortium.

The Major Law Firm’s construction site accident attorneys are knowledgeable on the complexities of Texas’ workers’ compensation laws, negligence law and manufacturing operations. Simply put, we have the resources and experience to defeat construction companies and major industrial manufacturers.

Our lawyers will carefully build your construction accident case and will will go to battle for you as skillful and aggressive trial attorneys.‍

Are you looking for a construction injury attorney to help you get a fair compensation after having been injured on a San Antonio construction job site? We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you'll only pay us if we win your case. Contact us for a free consultation. We'll talk about your legal options and we'll help you pursue compensation for your personal injury damages.