Blog Posts in 2014

  • 30-Dec-2014

    Work Injury Amputee Gets Bionic Hands

    This year was life changing for a south Houston man who lost both of his hands when he accidentally grabbed a live power line on the job. Scott Carriker is the first double hand amputee in Houston and back at work within 6 months of the accident. ...
  • 28-Nov-2014

    Amputation as a Result of a Work Injury

    Work injuries that result in an amputation can be some of the most serious and disabling type of workplace injury.Amputations can occur as a consequence of machine operation, such as use of power presses, saws, grinders, conveyors, milling machines, ...
  • 5-Nov-2014

    Help with Post Traumatic Brain Injuries

    When a worker suffers a brain injury, immediate evaluation and treatment is essential. It is also critical to document all permanent effects of such injuries to assure appropriate compensation. The forces set in motion when a worker suffers a post ...
  • 29-Aug-2014

    Amazing Advancements in Prostheses are Underway

    This is an informational video from Touch Bionics (formerly known as a Functional Prosthesis), the same provider that fitted my client for his “ Bionic Hand." Check out these amazing advancements in medical treatment. Touch Bionics can ...
  • 1-Aug-2014

    Tom Martin is Rated SUPER LAWYER for the 10th Straight Year!

    Tom Martin is rated a Super Lawyer for the 10th straight year ! Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and ...
  • 1-Aug-2014

    Restoring Vital Functionality to Client: The Bionic Hand

    It's not often that you get to do something for a client that gets them back such a critical part of their nature such as a hand, arm or limb. Specializing only in workers’ compensation law, Mr. Martin is absolutely determined to get the ...
  • 14-May-2014

    Injured Worker Gets Help Navigating a Bureaucratic Maze

    Susan Mendel was a workers’ compensation claims adjuster until she tripped over a box in her office two years ago, injuring her back and landing on the outside of a system she once promoted. Mendel, 45, of Fullerton, wanted surgery, but the ...
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