Houston, TX asked in Personal Injury for Texas

Q: Will a surgery cause my father to loose his job and will the company be able to pay for part of the expense?

My father got a hernia with working at the refinery right now hes needing surgery for it, if he advises the company that hes going to get surgery because of the hernia he recieved working there will he have a chance of loosing his job and is there a way for the company to help with part of the expenses?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If your father was injured in the course of employment, he should reach out to workers' comp attorneys. In such settings, workers' comp insurance should cover medical expenses and lost wages. Your description is brief and doesn't include details as to whether your father was an employee/refinery contractor, whether additional elements were factors, etc. For starters, your father can reach out to WC attorneys in the Houston area. See the tab above (Find-a-Lawyer). You could use that or search independently on your own. Good luck to your father for a healthy recovery.

Tim Akpinar

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