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Construction Accident Attorney

Construction site injuries are often catastrophic and can have a severe impact on your quality of life and your ability to earn a living.

Our construction accident attorney, Michael E. Shelton, has secured maximum compensation for injured construction workers for over 40 years.

Learn how Mr. Shelton and his Houston, TX, law firm can help you file a compensation claim and work tirelessly on your behalf.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Any construction accident lawyer who says they can take on insurers in negotiations or during litigation should have years of experience and the reputation for results to back them up—and Michael E. Shelton has them. He has been successful in winning millions in verdicts and settlements for injured workers just like you, with families just like yours, for nearly half a century.

Our law firm's founder excels at investigating causes of construction site accidents, pinpointing negligence, and holding insurers accountable for the compensation you need to defray lost income and medical bills, and reflect your pain and suffering.

"I began my career in the pipeline industry."

Michael E. Shelton is uniquely qualified to represent clients as a pipeline accident attorney. As a veteran of the pipeline industry, he personally understands the hazards of this dangerous line of work. Catastrophic injuries are common, and he is committed to helping injured workers secure fair compensation.

Fighting for Justice for Injured Workers in Texas, Louisiana & Nationwide

Once you receive medical attention, contact our construction accident lawyer as soon as possible...

Injured in a Construction Accident? Contact Michael E. Shelton Today

Michael Shelton counsels a client

Michael E. Shelton's vast personal injury law experience, proven negotiation and litigation skills, and attentive personal service are widely known to achieve favorable results in a broad range of workplace and construction accident cases. 

As the founder of the Shelton Law Firm, based in Houston, TX, Mr. Burton excels at investigating causes of personal injury and construction site accidents, pinpointing negligence from property owners and general contractors, and holding insurers accountable for the compensation you need to get your life back on track.

Your initial free consultation with our injury lawyer can take place at your home or hospital room if your recovery restricts travel. If a construction accident injury has put your livelihood in jeopardy, contact our Houston law office either online or by phone today.

Michael E. Shelton Understands Your Needs

"I was journeyman pipefitter with the united association for a number of years. I grew up in a blue collar family. I worked my way through law school working blue collar jobs and doing manual labor. I understand what a working person is up against. "

Reasons to Choose Our Construction Accident Lawyer:

  • Has vast trial experience but always aims to get you the settlement that you deserve
  • Represents individuals, families, and union workers
  • Has insider knowledge of the offshore, pipeline, and construction industries 
  • Proud union card holder as a journeyman pipefitter
  • Works closely with nationwide business and workers' unions for the formulation and advocacy of union health plans
  • Represents clients in Houston, Texas, and from throughout the United States and the world
  • Works on your schedule, offering free consultations after hours and on weekends
  • Received the highest peer review rating possible from the Martindale-Hubble national lawyer directory
  • Personable attorney with a friendly, comfortable, and family-orientated law practice
  • Member of the Texas and Louisiana State Bars

Can I Afford Mr. Shelton's Services?

Absolutely. Mr. Shelton does not directly charge his clients any fees, as most construction workers are not able to pay an attorney's hourly fees. As he explains in the following video, his compensation comes out of your settlement. Therefore, he is 100 percent motivated to win your case, and prepares by hiring the best construction accident reconstruction experts in the country.

Representation on a Contingency Basis

Many injured workers are hesitant to hire an attorney because they are worried about the cost of representation. At The Shelton Law Firm, clients can benefit from a free legal consultation. And because Attorney Michael E. Shelton works on a contingency basis, if no recovery is made, clients owe nothing.

A Glowing Review from a Satisfied Client

"Mr. Shelton is a superb lawyer with great experience in personal injury cases, such as mine. He has not once let me down and is very supportive in every way. Because of my injury, I have not been able to work, but Mr. Shelton has made sure to help my family financially until my case is over.... I highly recommend Mr. Shelton for anyone who has had an accident at work."

Common Construction Accidents

Serious accidents and catastrophic injuries can happen in the blink of an eye at a construction site. Unsafe working conditions include poor lighting, poor training, and poor safety precautions. Examples of construction accidents that could occur include:

Construction accident

What Kind of Compensation Could I Get?

If your injury on a construction site was the result of a defective product, or negligence by your employer, a property owner, or a general contractor, you may be able to bring a claim for compensation on that basis. Construction workers may also be entitled to money under their state's workers' compensation program. Houston, TX, attorney Michael E. Shelton can help you receive the maximum financial compensation you need to deal with the following and more:

Lost Income

Medical Bills

Pain and Suffering

Michael E. Shelton

The Shelton Law Firm

Personal injury attorney Michael E. Shelton has been representing victims of catastrophic injuries in Houston, Texas, for nearly 50 years. He is proud to be a union card holder as a journeyman pipefitter and General Counsel for the Texas Building Trades Council, AFL-CIO. He is affiliated with several prestigious organizations, including:

  • The Texas Bar Association
  • The Houston Bar Association
  • The Louisiana State Bar
  • The Louisiana Association for Justice

If you are the victim of a personal injury, schedule a free consultation with The Shelton Law Firm today by contacting us online or calling (713) 807-0700.

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