Why Choose Us?
Proven OSHA Defense Lawyers in Texas
Hendershot Cowart P.C. has cultivated a reputation as one of Texas’ leading authorities in OSHA defense law. For over 30 years, our firm has helped shield numerous businesses across the state against the substantial fines and penalties that can accompany workplace accidents, inspections, and violations. Though OSHA regulatory policies are complex, and while violations make for high stakes challenges, our depth of knowledge can make the difference for clients.
Equipped with years of experience, our award-winning lawyers leverage their talent and insight to effectively handle a range of issues involving OSHA. Our understanding of the stakes in these matters drives our focus on timely service, relentless preparation, preventative counsel, and aggressive defense. In all matters, we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations.
Who We Serve
Our Houston-based OSHA defense attorneys serve businesses throughout the state of Texas, including those who face inspections or citations following workplace accidents. Additionally, we work with compliance officers, safety and health professionals, human resource personnel, and others to ensure compliance with OSHA standards and an employer’s obligation for providing a safe and healthy work environment.
Comprehensive Counsel & Representation
Because we pool our collective knowledge and experience, our firm is able to provide comprehensive counsel and representation rarely found elsewhere. This includes not only defending clients against serious repercussions imposed by OSHA, but also insight-driven counsel to help employers develop safe workplaces.
- Proactive Services – Minimizing exposure to serious violations, fines, and penalties demands preemptive measures. From compliance with industry training requirements, voluntary training guidelines, and catastrophe management and planning to industry- and workplace-specific strategies, we tailor safety programs and policies to our clients’ unique needs. Not only do proactive steps and individualized service ensure the health and safety of employees, they also prove invaluable in protecting the success and viability of a business, which can be threatened by critical safety violations.
- Immediate Response – Because a timely response is critical following a workplace accident, our team prioritizes immediate service. By initiating investigations and interviews as quickly as possible, our legal team can ensure proper protocol is followed and that businesses are prepared for OSHA inspections.
- Aggressive Defense – We aggressively defend clients against all levels of OSHA citations and provide representation for complex issues such as general duty clause violations, retaliation claims, and multiemployer policies. We move quickly to mitigate exposure to penalties and the chain of issues that can follow, including negligence claims. After defending clients, we can also assist in ensuring compliance and effective policies to avoid similar issues in the future.
Let Hendershot Cowart P.C. Make the Difference for You
Our unique understanding of OSHA laws, various industries, and workplace policies position us to handle even the most challenging issues a business can face – and to make the difference for clients when it matters most. To learn more about our services and how we can make the difference for you – whether it be through proactive measures or immediate response and defense – contact us to speak with a member of our team.