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At The Carlson Law Firm, we will provide a level of personal injury representation that has been given recognition with awards and accolades that can be used to your advantage. We have the ability to provide the comprehensive support you need for your personal injury case with our board-certified personal injury trial lawyers on staff. At The Carlson Law Firm, we understand that each client is unique and that each case should be given individual attention.

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Signature customer service is the cornerstone of our firm’s commitment to our clients and has been our core value since we opened our doors in 1976. At The Carlson Law Firm you won’t just be another number on a file, our Personal Injury Attorneys put our clients best interests before our own, 100% of the time.

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You might be wondering how will you pay for medical bills or recover lost wages after an injury? How does the legal process work? Where do you even begin? These are the questions that our Personal Injury Attorneys will answer for you. We have experience handling a variety of injury cases, including child injuries, explosion accidents, house fire and burn injuries, oil field accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and more.

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Child injuries put children at risk for living with long-term consequences. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes child injuries as a global public health problem. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that on average, in the United States more than 12,000 children die each year from unintentional injury. Additionally, more than 9.2 million are treated for nonfatal injuries. Childhood injuries that happen because of another person’s negligence are entirely preventable.

One of the most overlooked childhood dangers is defective toys and equipment intended for children. Every year, defective children’s products are recalled after children have already suffered injuries. Recalls are necessary because they prevent further injuries by making parents aware of faulty children’s products.

As a parent, you do your best to make sure your children are safe. Unfortunately, children can be injured at school, daycare or in a hospital facility because of defective equipment or poor supervision. The Carlson Law Firm has more than 40 years of experience representing innocent victims of negligence. We can help you hold at-fault parties accountable for your child’s injuries. Contact a qualified Child Injury Lawyer at The Carlson Law Firm today.

Common Childhood Accidents

Amusement park injuries
Birth injuries
Car and booster seat failure
Choking on small parts
Crib and toddler bed defects
Dog bites
Drowning
Falls
Fire-related burns
Medical malpractice
School, church, daycare injuries
Swimming pool injuries
Toxic Inhalation or consumption
Traffic and bus accidents

Explosion Injuries

An explosion can lead to an extremely dangerous situation and result in death or severe explosion injuries. Blasts occur when a rapid increase in volume and release of energy is expelled from a source in an extreme manner. Generally, a bad mix of chemicals or toxins leads to these dangerous situations. Chemicals are used to make objects, generate power and perform other vital functions in our lives. Even though chemicals are present in our everyday lives, they are often still extremely dangerous. Carelessness from improper maintenance, defects or poor installation can lead to lasting consequences. A qualified explosion lawyer can help if you or a loved one were injured in an explosion.

What Are The Types of Explosions?

Explosions can occur for any number of reasons. Blasts outside of a war zone typically occur because of toxic emissions. Still, explosions fall into two major categories:

  • Supersonic: These explosions are created by high explosives and are known as detonations. They travel via supersonic shock waves.
  • Subsonic: These explosions are created by low explosives through a slower burning process known as deflagration.

Both types of blasts can be devastating to people in surrounding areas. Sparks or open flames igniting chemical in the air is the most common cause of blasts in the workplace. Explosions occur when you least expect it. It can happen in the home, after a trucking accident or even at work. Fortunately, there are several safety measures that must be followed to minimize blasts and the injuries they cause.

Explosions can happen in a number of places:

Chemical plants
Manufacturing plants
Mining
Construction
Oil and gas jobs
In the home

How We Can Help?

If you have been injured in an explosion, we can help you to receive what you deserve after your explosion injury. The Carlson Law Firm maintains a team of professionals that includes more than 40 experienced lawyers, as well as full-time registered nurses and three investigators. A qualified explosion attorney from our firm can help you on the road to recovery.

Along with our in-house staff, we also have strong relationships with other experts, as well as photographers and videographers who help document the evidence you need. Proving negligence is key to the success of any case, and we have more than enough skill and resources to do just that. Call today to find out if you qualify for an explosion lawsuit.

House Fire Injuries

A house fire — and the injuries it causes — can devastate a family. And after the fire, survivors and family members often face physical, financial, and emotional hardship that can last a lifetime.

Often, house fires are the result of an electrical issue or malfunction of a product or appliances in your kitchen such as the refrigerator, ice maker, oven or dishwasher. Even small appliances that are left plugged in have caused hundreds of house fires resulting in death, burn and inhalation injuries. If this happens to you, don’t just assume that your insurance company is working on your behalf. The reality is they’ve only got one thing in mind: Their bottom line.

If you were severely injured in a house fire, or a loved one was killed or catastrophically injured by a fire in his or her home, a house fire lawyer can help. Although our firm cannot replace all that was lost, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering.

Common Causes of House Fires

Building code violations
Cigarettes
Defective fire suppression systems
Defective fire-retardant clothing
Faulty smoke detectors
Flammable liquids
Frayed electrical equipment
Improperly treated upholstery
Portable heaters

Gas and Oil Field Accidents

The increased demand for crude oil and natural gas have created a marked increase in drilling activity in the U.S. oil and gas industry. Particularly, the demand for oil has created an oil boom that has affected the Texas Permian Basin. The Permian Basin oil boom has led to an increase in workplace gas and oilfield accident injuries. Additionally, only 2% of Texans live in the Permian Basin, however, the area accounts for 11% of all traffic accidents in the state. If you or a loved one were injured in an oil field accident, explosion or trucking crash, you must start taking steps to protect your rights. Your employer and its insurance adjusters may attempt to discard relevant evidence and take other measures to limit your ability to hold the company accountable. A qualified oil field accident injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve.

The Carlson Law Firm has been helping victims of workplace injuries for more than 40 years. We can help you navigate the legal hurdles that may exist for injured on the job workers in their recovery process. A qualified legal representative from our team is ready to assist you through the process from start to finish.

If you or a loved one were seriously injured in an oil field accident, don’t wait to contact The Carlson Law Firm. Our team of attorneys will fight for your rights when you have sustained injuries in accidents that were caused by no fault of your own.

Oil Field Accident Dangers

Oil companies profit when worksites operate around the clock. But heavy machinery, truck traffic, and cramped working conditions pose a variety of accident dangers to workers.

Oilfield injuries range from mild to severe. Common injuries include:

Severe burns
Electrocution
Broken bones, backs, and necks from falls
Head injuries from falling equipment
Loss of limbs from explosions of defective equipment
Exposure to toxic chemicals, gasses

Wrongful death claims can occur by:

Faulty electrical equipment
Work rig collapses
Falls from rigs and equipment
Frac tank mishaps
Well blowouts
Explosions and fires
Improperly maintained equipment

Filing a lawsuit against responsible parties can sometimes be the best way to recover your damages from an oil field accident or injury claim. Depending on your situation, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the following parties:

A third-party claim against an oil field maintenance contractor
An oil refinery equipment manufacturer
The oil or gas company
Other parties identified through the investigation

Contact a qualified oil field accident injury lawyer to discuss your claim.

Amputations

An amputation lawyer is your first line of defense in the event of traumatic limb loss. Negligence stemming from an auto accident, nursing home injury, medical malpractice or defective product can lead to severe nerve damage that ends in amputation. Naturally, amputation is a traumatic experience for anyone. Amputations can occur for a number of medical reasons. However, if you or a loved one are living with a life-changing amputation because of the negligence of another, an Amputation Lawyer can help. Contact The Carlson Law Firm today.

Limb loss is a painful and traumatizing experience. Ongoing medical expenses can amount to extreme costs. You should not have to suffer for something that was someone else’s fault. For more than 40 years, our personal injury attorneys have walked side by side with victims of negligence. We know that after an amputation, life will never be the same. The Carlson Law Firm’s amputation attorneys understand the challenges you are going through. We will advocate for you every step of the way to get you the settlement you deserve.

Adjusting to life after limb loss is significant. It can be a challenging adjustment, but with proper support, you can move forward with your life. The Carlson Law Firm is here to help. We care about your mental and physical recovery. Our team of attorneys, private investigators and nurses will work tirelessly on your behalf. We have a team in place ready to help you with all of your medical needs. We have spent decades working to recover compensation for our clients’ injuries. Our team of amputation lawyers have a reputation of getting favorable for all of our clients. Contact The Carlson Law Firm today for a free consultation.

Common Causes of Amputations

Agricultural accidents
Defective products
Electrocution accidents
Firearm, explosive, or fireworks accidents

Electrocution Injuries

Electric shock injury can range from minor to severe. In the United States, electrocution causes about 1,000 deaths every year. These injuries can be caused by accidents at work, curious exploration of electricity or malfunctions in devices. When electric shock injury occurs as a result of negligence, contact an Electrocution Lawyer right away. If electric shock caused by another person has affected you or a loved one, a personal injury lawyer from The Carlson Law Firm can help you on your road to recovery.

With more than 40 years of experience, The Carlson Law Firm has established itself as the premier personal injury law firm. By holding at-fault parties accountable, our expert electric shock injury attorneys have recouped millions of dollars in damages for individuals and their families.

Common Causes of Electric Shock Injury

Work injuries account for most reported electric shock injury and death cases. However, these accidents can happen to you or a loved one in the homes, businesses and hospitals. When third parties are negligent around electricity, it can result in serious lifelong consequences. Common causes of electric shock injury includes:

Faulty appliances
Damaged or frayed cords
Improper extension cord use
Incorrect home or business wiring
Deteriorated wiring
Unsafe tools
Improperly grounded wires
Defective equipment
Faulty or damaged equipment
Poor workplace safety training

Here at The Carlson Law Firm, we have been helping personal injury victims for over 40 years. If you have suffered an electrical injury in the workplace, don’t wait another moment to seek the guidance of an experienced Electrocution Lawyer. Our team is ready to heavily invest in your case and pursue maximum compensation while ensuring you are getting the medical treatment necessary. Contact us today for a free consultation. We care, we can help.

Traumatic Brain Injury Accidents

Train crash accidents occur more frequently than many people realize. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, an average of 3,000 train accidents occur each year in the United States. Collisions and derailments are responsible not just for extensive property damage, but also traumatic brain injury, catastrophic injury and loss of life to pedestrians, motorists, railroad employees, and train passengers. If you were injured, a train crash attorney can help.

If you were injured in a train crash or collision, contact our team at The Carlson Law Firm to speak with a Railroad Accident Attorney. We can offer you legal guidance from our nationally recognized train crash attorneys. Our team has decades of combined experience representing injury victims and families throughout Texas and across the United States. When you consult with our firm, we can determine whether you have grounds to seek compensation for a personal injury or wrongful death claim.

Types of Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Closed head injuries resulting in memory loss or physical or mental impairment
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting in cognitive deficits, physical disability, coma or persistent vegetative state (PVS)
Brain damage resulting in changes in behavior, depression and anxiety
Spinal cord injury resulting in paralysis, paraplegia and quadriplegia
Spinal cord impingement or other nerve damage
Chronic pain (RSD or CRPS) resulting from a back or spine injury
Bulging, slipped or herniated disc with damage to the nerves of the spinal cord
Degenerative disc disease
Fractured spine or broken back

There's a Carlson Law Firm Near You

With 12 locations throughout Texas, there’s a Carlson Law Firm near you. We have law offices located in Killeen, Temple, Waco, Round Rock, Austin, San Antonio, Laredo, Bryan, Lubbock, and Corpus Christi.

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