San Antonio mine and refinery accident lawyers who fight for the injured
Hurt in a mine or refinery accident? Our attorneys can help.
Working in mines or refineries can be extremely dangerous. While many mine and refinery workers return home healthy and safe, others sometimes sustain serious work injuries or even fatalities in work accidents due to the negligence of an employer or third party. When that happens, it’s time to get a mine and refinery accident lawyer from our San Antonio law firm in your corner, fighting to protect your rights. If you’ve been injured, our attorneys can help. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Accidents happen far too often at mines, refineries, and chemical plants in Texas. The experienced mine and refinery accident attorneys from the Herrera Law Firm have years of experience handling these cases and know what it takes to get results.
We know what evidence to look for, what questions to ask, and how to hold refineries and mining companies accountable for their actions. In some cases, another company working at the same site may be responsible for your injury. In these cases, you might be able to file a third-party accident lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve. Whatever the case may be, our legal team is ready to get to work on your case.
What are the most common mine and refinery accidents?
In Texas, from the Eagle Ford Shale south of San Antonio to West Texas, refinery and mine workers face a wide range of risks every day on their job sites. Bexar County in Texas in particular has many active stone and gravel mines. Mine and refinery workers sometimes sustain injuries in the following types of accidents:
- Mine collapse
- Refinery explosions
- Refinery fires
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Contact with dangerous machinery
Whatever type of refinery or mine accident you’re dealing with, make sure you take it seriously. Take action and contact our law firm immediately.
What to do after your mine or refinery accident
If you were injured in a Texas refinery or mining accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Accidents at industrial facilities like gas and oil refineries, mines, construction sites, and other industrial workplaces can lead to the serious injuries, including:
- Burn injuries
- Broken bones from heavy material being dropped
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
If you sustained a serious in a mine or refinery accident, we strongly encourage you to take the following steps:
- Seek immediate medical attention
- Tell your employer you were hurt on the job
- Ask someone to take photographs of your accident site as soon as possible
- Contact the Herrera Law Firm
Our legal team has decades of experience fighting tirelessly to protect the rights of mine and refinery workers who have been injured in accidents. We know how the legal system works in Texas and how to take on mining companies or refineries. You didn’t do anything wrong, and you shouldn’t have to pay for someone else’s mistakes. Contact us today for a free consultation.