Pascoe Law FirmWork Related Car Accident
Principal office located in Friendswood, Texas.
Available to service League City, Webster, Pearland, Galveston, and the surrounding areas within Texas.
Work-Related Car Accident Attorney
A work-related auto accident is not usually associated with what most people would associated an office or job site accident that caused injuries. However, many employees are injured each day operating cars as a part of their job responsibilities. Unfortunately, the traveling workforce is not immune to experiencing a work-related collision while driving an automobile. A car accident at work can lead to serious auto related injuries and even a wrongful death. The Pascoe Law Firm can assist you and your family if you sustained injuries in a work-related car accident in Houston / Galveston areas. Our Attorney has assisted people injured as drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who have been injured in an auto-related work accident case. Learn more about your options following a work-related vehicle accident by contacting our firm for a free case evaluation.
Determining If The Individual Is An Employee or Independent Contractor
Work Related Auto Accidents Are Dangerous
Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Employees Injured In A Texas Work Vehicle Accident Caused By Third-Parties
What to Do After A Work-Related Car Accident in Houston / Galveston?
Specific steps should be taken any time a worker is involved in a work-related vehicle accident. The steps include:
- Move the damaged car out of the traffic lane as quickly and safely as possible
- Call local law enforcement and ask for an ambulance when necessary
- When possible, call the employer and make a report about the accident
- Give the police officer written evidence of insurance coverage including the employer’s name and insurance company along with the policy number
- Be sure an accident report is submitted to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
Never discuss responsibility for the car accident or any details or circumstances about the wreck with anyone other than the employer, police, an identified representative of the employer’s insurance carrier, or retained attorney that represents your legal interest.
Hiring an Attorney For Injuries Related To A Car Accident That Occurred While On The Job
Work-related vehicle accidents can be complex when it involves multiple participants of different employment status; as well as, determining who is at fault for the accident and insurance coverage issues that might occur. It is essential to have a work-related auto accident lawyer to that your legal rights are being protected. Typically, the attorney will seek a recovery to cover expenses that include:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages from missed work
- Damages to personal property
- Lost future earnings
- Pain, suffering, medical anguish and emotional distress
In the event that the worker was killed as a result of the work-related accident, family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit. The amount of compensation the family receives can cover past and future lost earnings, pain and suffering, any unpaid medical expenses associated with the accident, funeral and burial costs, and for loss of consortium and companionship.
Experienced Work Vehicle Accident Lawyer
Attorney, John D. Pascoe and the Pascoe Law Firm, is responsible for the content on this website, principal office and only office located in Friendswood, Texas. Servicing: Alvin, Angleton, Atascocita, Bay City, Bacliff, Baytown, Beaumont, Bellaire, Brazoria County, Brookside Village, Clute, Conroe, Clear Lake, Clear Lake Shores, Chambers County, Channelview, Cypress, Danbury Dickinson, Deer Park, East Houston, El Largo, Freeport, Friendswood, Fresno, Fort Bend County, Galveston, Galveston County, Greenspoint, Gulfgate, Harris County, Hitchcock, Houston, Houston Heights, Huffman, Humble, Huntsville, Jefferson County, Katy, Kemah, Lake Jackson, La Marque, La Porte, League City, Liberty County, Manvel, Memorial City Houston, Midtown Houston, Missouri City, Montgomery County, Montrose Houston, Nassau Bay, North Houston, Pasadena, Port Bolivar, Port Arthur, Pearland, Richmond, Rice Village, River Oaks, Rosenberg, Rosharon, Santa Fe, San Leon, Seabrook, Shoreacres, Sienna Plantation, South Houston, Sugar Land, Southbelt Ellington, Spring, Texas City, Taylor Lake Village, The Woodlands, Tiki Island, Tomball, Victoria, Uptown Houston Galleria, Webster, West Columbia, West University Place and throughout Texas.