Oil Field Injury Lawyer
The oil industry continues to grow with the world’s demand for oil and natural gas. With this increased demand, there has also been an increase in accidents causing serious injury and death to workers who often are inadequately trained or supervised. We offer experienced, strategic support to protect the rights of our clients and their families after suffering a serious oil field injury or death.
After an accident, it is important to work with an experienced legal team that can collect and preserve all necessary evidence for your case including physical evidence, accident reports, corporate documentation, witness statements, and expert opinions. Our team will begin an immediate investigation to identify the cause of the accident and pursue claims against all liable parties.
An oilfield injury or death may be caused by:
Company failure to take reasonable precautions
Improper employee training
Improper maintenance of equipment
Defective products & machinery
Drug & alcohol abuse
Individuals injured by oil field accidents often suffer catastrophic injuries, including wrongful death. Our team has the legal and medical experience to effectively handle a range of cases involving serious & complex injuries caused by explosions and burns, falls, defective products and equipment, toxic fumes and fires.
We are committed to pursuing an aggressive case against all liable parties and will seek to collect the full compensation you are entitled to for lost wages, pain and suffering, long-term care needs, disability and impairment, and any additional personal or financial losses you have sustained.
Oil Field Accidents and Injuries are on the Rise
Oil and gas industry injuries are the most dangerous and fatal in the country. From 2003 to 2010, the U.S. oil and gas industry (both onshore and offshore combined) had a collective fatality rate that was 7 times higher than the rate for all U.S. workers combined. Louisiana had 5 catastrophic refinery and oil rig explosions between January and October 2017, more than any other state in the country.
What to do After an Oil Field Accident
- Stop working immediately
- Report your injury as soon as possible.
- Ask for immediate medical treatment.
- Do not give a formal statement, sign ANY paperwork, or accept any money from the company (besides your normal paycheck) prior to speaking with an experience oil field injury lawyer.
- Contact an experienced Oil Field Accident Lawyer as soon as possible.