A worker in Waxahachie was airlifted to Parkland hospital after suffering an industrial accident yesterday. Initial reports indicate that the injured worker’s hand was trapped in some type of industrial machine. The name of the injured party, how his hand came to be stuck in the machine, and his current condition are not known at this time. The reported address of 210 Jackson Street, Waxahachie is listed as belonging to a company called Cabinet Specialists. It is not clear at this time if the injured party was an employee of Cabinet Specialists.
Workplace injuries and fatalities continue to rise in Texas. At the same time, employers continue to opt out of workers compensation, offering instead insurance with substantially less benefits or, even worse, no insurance at all, leaving injured workers in difficult situations. That why is important to contact a qualified workplace injury lawyer to discuss your rights in the event of a workplace injury. Dallas and Austin workplace injury lawyers have over three decades of combined experience representing injured workers.