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Work Injury Attorney

If you or a loved one have suffered a catastrophic injury at work, you need legal assistance today.

Work injury attorney Michael E. Shelton has represented workers for 40 years and can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Here's how The Shelton Law Firm in Houston, TX can help you and your family after a serious work injury...

What Does a Work Injury Attorney Do? 

Determine the Cause of the Accident

Michael Shelton works with engineers and other experts to investigate injury claims and determine the cause of the accident. His own personal experience working on an oil rig also gives him a unique understanding of work-related injuries that can occur on drilling sites, pipelines, and construction sites.

Identify Negligent Parties

Employers are responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for their employees. If you are injured at work and nobody is at fault, you can file a workers' compensation claim. But if your employer's negligence directly led to your injuries, you may be able to file a personal injury claim.

Hold Insurance Companies Accountable

If your employer's workers' compensation insurance is refusing to compensate you a fair amount, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. A work injury attorney like Michael Shelton can review your compensation benefits and ensure that they are fair and comprehensive. If not, we will negotiate with the insurance company or even take them to court to reach the maximum settlement or verdict possible.
"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." Jaime (Former Client)

Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation

If you or a loved one are dealing with the effects of a workplace injury, contact The Shelton Law Firm in Houston, TX, to arrange a free initial consultation. Call us at (713) 807-0700 or contact us online.

Michael Shelton's Personal Commitment to Texas Workers

Before becoming a lawyer, Michael Shelton was a pipefitter for many years and still carries a union card to this day. As a former pipefitter, he has a deep understanding of a worker's needs after they've been injured at work and understands the unique factors that contribute to workplace accidents.

We Get Results for Victims of Workplace Injuries

Michael Shelton has won many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for injured workers and their families. He works hard to recover the maximum compensation possible for victims of work injuries, and he will not hesitate to go to trial if necessary.

Our injury attorney even won a $10,000,000 verdict for a victim with burn injuries following a pipeline explosion.

Why Compensation Matters

Lost Income

A work injury can leave you or your family member unable to work in the same job. An injury attorney can help you recover compensation for loss of income and loss of potential income related to your injury.

Medical Bills

An injury might leave you overwhelmed with medical bills. Some work injury victims even require long-term or permanent medical care or medication. Our attorney can help you secure compensation for medical bills now and in the future.

Pain and Suffering

A work injury can affect every aspect of your life. You might be unable to work the job you want, play your favorite sports, or travel with family. In some cases, we are able to recover damages for pain and suffering caused by the injury.

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."
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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