Dallas, TX asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: I need to know who to talk to about me working at a job site and hitting a electrical power line it exploded in my face

No 911 never was called and I was not seen my boss told me not to tell nobody but I have to because my vision is not right I know it's not and I'm just afraid to get anybody in trouble but this is not right what do I do

2 Lawyer Answers
Daniel John Christensen
Daniel John Christensen
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  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: While I can't comment specifically on your situation without knowing more, in general, it is the employer's responsibility to ensure that employees are protected from such known hazards on a job site. You should be compensated for your injuries and other damages like lost wages when you are injured while working for your employer. Happy to discuss the situation with you if you would like.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: First you need to talk to a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn in your county who handles workers compensation. They work only for workers, and give free consultations.

You need to get medical attention as soon as possible. Start by seeing your family doctor. Be sure to jot down the things that have bothered you or that your family say need to be attended to, that is changed, so that you can remember the items when you go to the doctors.

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