Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Houston Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Lawyers

Protecting Injured Workers From Employer Retaliation

You filed a workers' compensation claim after being hurt in an on-the-job accident. You expected to receive medical treatment and money for lost wages. Instead, you were terminated. What reason did your employer provide for the termination? Perhaps it was a minor infraction. Perhaps there was a false allegation. Perhaps no reason was given at all, but you know that it was somehow tied to the filing of a workers' comp claim.

If this has happened to you, call Kennard Law, P.C. at (855) 499-4514. Our workers’ compensation retaliation lawyers in Houstoncan help.

Retaliation Is Illegal

Even though employers may have workers' compensation insurance to protect them in these cases, there are still costs to the employer. When the employer tries to avoid these costs by firing or laying off an employee who was injured in the workplace, or when an employer terminates the employee simply out of spite, it is referred to as retaliation, and it is illegal.

Have You Been Terminated For Filing A Workers' Comp Claim?

Employers typically try to mask retaliatory terminations. They will say that the termination is the result of some sort of infraction. It may be a minor infraction that would not otherwise lead to termination, or it may be something major that you did not actually do.

The Houston workers' compensation retaliation lawyers at Kennard Law, P.C., know how to recognize retaliation. We have the experience to gather the evidence necessary to get your job back and get you the money that your employer should have provided in the first place.

Our Attorneys Will Fight For Your Rights

Contact our firm to discuss a retaliation claim with one of our experienced Texas attorneys. Se habla español. With offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Southern California, Rio Grande Valley, El Paso, and Washington D.C.

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    Alfonso Kennard Jr.

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    Alfonso Kennard, Jr., is a nationally recognized attorney and trial lawyer and the founding Shareholder of Kennard Law P.C. ...
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    Eddie Hodges Jr. is an Associate in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C., and assists clients across all offices. Mr. ...
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    Mr. Gonzalez is the principal of the Daniel S. Gonzalez Law Office in El Paso, Texas, and additionally, since 2012, has ...
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    Mr. Blankenship is a highly experienced employment attorney that represented local businesses and national companies as lead ...
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    Cristabel Jimenez is an Associate in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C. Ms. Jimenez is a native Houstonian. She has ...
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    Leah Badri is a Staff attorney in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C. Leah received her J.D. from the University of ...
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Why Hire Kennard Law, P.C.?

Making Things Right For Employees
  • Board-Certified in Labor and Employment Law

    Our founding attorney, Alfonso Kennard Jr. is board-certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • Personalized Attention

    When you hire us, you work directly with your lawyer, who will spend time learning about your situation and goals. Your case will not be passed off to a paralegal.

  • We Used to Represent Large Companies; Now We Represent You

    Having represented Fortune 500 companies in the past, this places us in a unique position to provide valuable insight when representing workers. 

  • Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of Employees

    We understand you have probably never faced a matter like this before. Our attorneys are dedicated to guiding and protecting you through this. You will always remain involved and informed as your case moves forward.

  • Cost-Effective and Accessible

    For potential clients who would like to consult with us but are unable to come to our office, we are now offering phone and video consultations for your convenience.

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    At Kennard Law, P.C., client satisfaction is of utmost importance. You don't have to take our word for it. Read what past clients have to say here!

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    “Thank you guys for all your hard work in preparing this court filing, and for keeping me updated on all matters thus far! Your professionalism is amazing and has exceeded all of my expectations, this ...”

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    From the times I meet with Mr. Kennard himself, I could tell he has a real PASSION for what he does, not for his own personal gain, rather for the client and righting the wrong that was suffered.

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    No smoke and mirrors or unrealistic expectations. He leads with integrity and leaves no stone unturned.

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