Category Archives : Workplace Injury

  • October 10, 2022

    Been Injured by Someone Else’s Negligence?

    Even though everyone can make mistakes, some mistakes can seriously harm others. When someone has acted recklessly towards you and caused you to experience serious injuries, your accident can be considered a personal injury accident. Cesar Ornelas Injury Law can help you with a claim. With this accident, you can file a claim against the person who acted recklessly toward you. If you can prove this person’s liability in your accident, they w...

  • August 31, 2021

    Everything You Need To Know About Free Consultations

    Make Sure to get an Injury Consultation early At Cesar Ornelas Law, we receive phone calls from personal injury victims who speak to an attorney for the first time several months after an accident. By then, we often find that the damage to their case has been done. At this point, the insurance company has already received the benefits for the defendant. One of the biggest mistakes personal injury victims make is assuming that the insurance c...

  • April 5, 2021

    San Antonio father plans to protest outside company where his son was killed in work-related accident

    San Antonio, TX Injured in an Accident? Cesar Ornelas Law Can Help. Demonte Fisher died in a work-related forklift accident in July of 2019. According to the San Antonio Fire Department, Demonte died after a forklift fell on top of him. He initially fell from the device and wound up pinned underneath the heavy machinery. The accident happened on Binz-Engleman Road on July 4, 2019. Demonte's father, Lloyd, filed a wrongful lawsuit against True B...

  • January 6, 2021

    Hidden Injuries After a Car Accident

    Hidden Injuries After a Car Accident Anyone can be involved in an accident. If you are fortunate enough, you may walk out perfectly fine or with very minor injuries. Whether the car wreck injuries can be seen or not, it is always essential that you get a medical checkup to confirm, hidden injuries take longer to be discovered, and they are severe. According to a Traffic Surveillance Report by Statista, approximately 6.7 million passenger vehic...

  • June 10, 2020

    Will Insurance Cover Riot Damages?

    Will Insurance Cover Riot Damages? A USA Today report quoted an insurance expert asking: "will insurance cover riot damages?"  “I would expect anyone that has actual, physical damage to their property should be making a claim now,” said Kim Winter, an attorney who leads Lathrop GPM’s insurance recovery and counseling practice group. “We recommend that they make a claim sooner rather than later, even if they don't know what all of their...

  • May 8, 2020

    Safety Helmets Are Designed to Protect

    What Is A Safety Helmet? Many lives are saved and brain injuries avoided when workers wear safety helmets. Safety helmets are designed to protect someone’s head against injuries caused by falling objects. If well-made, they should also shield the side of the head, eyes, and neck from any unforeseen impacts, bumps, scrapes, and electrical exposure, etc. When Should You Wear A Safety Helmet? Safety issues have always been a concern in industr...

  • May 8, 2020

    Safety Helmets Are Designed to Protect

    What Is A Safety Helmet? Many lives are saved and brain injuries avoided when workers wear safety helmets. Safety helmets are designed to protect someone’s head against injuries caused by falling objects. If well-made, they should also shield the side of the head, eyes, and neck from any unforeseen impacts, bumps, scrapes, and electrical exposure, etc. When Should You Wear A Safety Helmet? Safety issues have always been a concern in industr...

  • February 28, 2020

    Is It Dangerous to Work on Oil Refineries?

    Is It Dangerous to Work on Oil Refineries? Did you know that the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics only began track contractors' deaths at oil refineries for the first time in 2011? Due to the poor long-standing Federal record-keeping practices that were in place, it's tricky to identify how many people died at oil refineries every year. There are many unique safety challenges that refinery plant workers have to face while perfo...

  • October 29, 2019

    Oil Field Accidents

    Workplace Injury - Oil Field Accidents There are reports that oil and gas extraction account for 75% oil field accidents. The fatality rate for the mining industry, including oil extraction, is approximately 11.4 per 100,000 workers, which is 300% of the national average. Texas Oil Field Accidents In August 2018, seven people were injured after a series of explosions occurred in Midland County, Texas. The incident shut down five oil lines. Both ...

  • November 13, 2018

    Injured At Work, Now What?

    I Was Seriously Injured at Work, Now What? Sustaining a serious injury at work can be a stressful and frightening experience. Besides the physical pain and long recovery ahead, you also need to contend with the loss of income at a time when you need it the most. Each state operates its own workers’ compensation program that provides injured workers with a percentage of their regular pay until they return to work. It is limited both in how long...