Workplace Injury Retaliation

Workplace Injury Retaliation Attorneys in Houston

Did Your Employer Retaliate Against You After You Got Injured At Work?

Employers in Texas are not required to carry workers' compensation insurance. Going without workers' comp coverage — or being a "non-subscriber" — can leave an employer open to a personal injury lawsuit if an employee is injured on the job.

Sometimes, in an attempt to avoid covering the cost of a worker's injury, the employer will fire or otherwise retaliate against the worker. Make no mistake: workplace retaliation is illegal, and employers who retaliate against employees should be held accountable.

If your employer has terminated you for suffering a work injury, contact our Houston workplace injury retaliation lawyers at Kennard Law, P.C. We can help make things right.

What Workplace Injury Retaliation Looks Like

Getting injured on the job is bad enough without your employer retaliating against you. In many cases, employees never would have guessed that their employer would fire them over a work injury, but retaliation in these cases is all too common.

Typically, when retaliation has occurred, the employer will try to deny it or cover it up, claiming that the employee was terminated for a justifiable reason. In some cases, no reason for the termination is provided at all, or the employer will level a false allegation against the employee to make the firing seem warranted.

Meanwhile, in addition to the injury itself, the victimized employee is left with the struggle of unemployment, along with the emotional damage caused by the whole situation.

Put A Board-Certified Employment Lawyer On Your Side

At Kennard Law, P.C., we know how to investigate employer retaliation, and we know how to hold wrongdoer-employers accountable. Our firm is led by attorney Alfonso Kennard Jr., a skilled and dedicated employment law attorney who is board-certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Employees across Texas turn to us for strength and guidance in employment retaliation cases. Our workplace injury retaliation lawyers in Houston can meet with you to explain your options for receiving the compensation you need and deserve.

With offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Southern California, Rio Grande Valley, El Paso, and Washington D.C.

To speak with a local employment law attorney about your case, call us at (855) 499-4514 today.

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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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    Andrew R. Young is an Associate in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C., and assists clients across all offices. Mr. Young ...
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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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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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    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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    They helped negotiate what I felt was a fair settlement and I am grateful and appreciative for their assistance.

    “I recently engaged Kennard and specifically Lance Blankenship to represent me on a workplace incident after interviewing several firms in the San Antonio area. The team was very knowledgeable about ...”

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    These are genuine people and I 10/10 recommend this firm!

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