When Everything Is On The Line

Houston Workplace Violence Lawyers

Before anyone is hired at a new company, the employer should perform background checks and adequate screening. Background checks alert employers to individuals who have violent criminal histories.

However, when employers fail to screen employees, they jeopardize the safety of every employee, tenant and guest in their building. At Chandler McNulty, we’re committed to prosecuting corporate defendants in civil courtrooms whose negligence endangered the public. Our attorneys represent individuals in Houston and throughout Texas who were victims of workplace violence, including:

  • Shooting
  • Stabbing
  • Bullying
  • Assault

Should The Employer Have Known Violence Was A Threat?

There is a saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” When employers hire someone they know, they might choose to overlook critical details about the new hire. They may decide that the new person’s short temper or hot-headed temperament will not affect his or her ability to perform the job well. However, they ignore the possible dangers that could arise if the new hire loses his or her temper.

It is a tragedy when workplace violence occurs, but it is even more tragic to realize how easily it could have been prevented. Employers who fail to screen new employees or who overlook dangerous temperaments need to be held liable, and that is exactly what our lawyers do.

As trial lawyers, we’re committed to making America safer, and we’re starting with corporations that fail to maintain safe property. Learn more about the counsel we offer individuals in Texas and throughout the country by scheduling a free consultation. We can be reached through our online contact form or by calling 713-997-8310.

*Troy was selected by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

*Troy was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters Service.

*In 2013 and 2014, Devin was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the "Top 40 under 40".

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Houston, TX 77401

Chandler McNulty represents clients in Houston and Harris County, and in additional communities in Texas and throughout the country.

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