Oscar Alfaro, 55, was killed in a workplace accident in a scrap yard at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The accident occurred when a bucket loading tractor was moving scrap and the boom pinned Mr. Alfaro against the stabilizer leg. According to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department, a piece of metal was hurled into the cab and pinned down a pedal; causing the boom to swing. Mr. Alfaro was pronounced dead at the scene. Legal information about this accident can be emailed to us here.
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Unfortunately, workplace fatalities and injuries happen all too often. In this situation, the most prevalent legal matter to pursue is that of a civil case.
From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented numerous families who are the victims of workplace accident tragedies. The family of Mr. Alfaro should most certainly consult with an attorney to file a wrongful death claim against Mr. Alfaro’s employer. While no dollar amount will reverse the death of Mr. Alfaro, a successful civil claim against this company will enable Mr. Alfaro’s family to cover all of his medical and final expenses; leaving them more time to focus on the grieving process during this difficult time for them.
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Majed Nachawati is a preeminent wrongful death lawyer with a focus on representing victims and families involved in wrongful death lawsuits, workplace accidents, automobile accidents, and product liability claims throughout the state of Texas. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous wrongful death cases through trial and settlement that have brought seven and eight figure confidential reward settlements. His is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas and is licensed in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leader’s Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past five years in a row for legal excellence, in connection with wrongful death and products liability cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be contacted by email or by calling 1.866.705.7584.