Construction Safety – Santos Rodriguez’s Story
TODAY, the Insider Exclusive Investigative News team takes an Inside look at the Texas law firm of Scherr & Legate, with one of its founders, Jim Scherr, in a Network TV Special, “CONSTRUCTION SAFETY – Santos Rodriguez’s Story” Examining the firm’s outstanding Record for Seeking Justice for workers injured on the job that matches none …..
Every year….Thousands of construction workers are seriously injured in America. Construction workers find themselves confronted by dangerous, unsafe work conditions on a daily basis. There are laws and regulations to protect all workers ….Whether they are Iron Workers, Construction workers…..Electricians….Mechanics …Bricklayers… Painters ….. Or Carpenters
However, these laws and regulations can be very difficult for the injured worker to navigate without the help of Experienced Construction lawyers. Scherr and Legate are one of Texas and America’s premier construction accident law firms.
These “Lawyers with Hardhats” have a long and proud tradition of representing laborers of all kinds who have been injured on the job. They are well versed in Labor Law, and have recovered $TENS of millions of dollars on behalf of injured workers.
The firm has also represented union and non-union workers… laborers, electricians, carpenters, sheet metal workers, plumbers, iron workers and steamfitters. They also represent documented as well as undocumented workers.
On or about March 11, 2008, Santos was working with his employer, Southwestern Roofing, Inc. on a roofing job using hot molten tar for a new roof on the U.S. Government Port of Entry building along the U.S.-Mexican Border. Santos was severely injured when a Cleasby manufactured “Hi Lo Boy” tar lugger exploded outward through the fill valve and sprayed hot-molten roofing tar over 26 feet, covering his body… And causing severe and extensive grotesque burns to his body including his face, entire chest and hands.
The Tar Lugger was designed, manufactured and marketed by Cleasby Manufacturing. Jim Scherr proved to the manufacturer that this Tar Lugger, was dangerously designed, manufactured and marketed. Jim knows how to make sure juries understand how injuries can truly devastate a person’s personal and professional life!
In representing all his clients, Jim won’t be outworked. And he will not rest until justice is done for their clients. His results speak for themselves. …..
Jim has earned the highest respect from citizens and lawyers alike…. as one of the best Trial lawyers in El Paso…. In Texas….. and in the nation. AND BECAUSE OF THAT…..He is driven to fight for people who had been harmed by the willful or negligent actions of others.His goals….. Not ONLY To get Justice for their clients…
Jim has built a substantial reputation nationwide by consistently winning cases other law firms have turned down. . And his amazing courtroom skills and headline grabbing success rate continue to provide his clients with the results they need……And the results they deserve.