Oil Drilling Accident Attorney
It seems like every year holds a new horrendous story of an oil drilling accident. Texas is the bearer of most of this bad news, containing one of the highest amounts of drilling plants in the U.S. All throughout the outskirts of major Texas cities such as, San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston, lies the booming oil drilling business. With the sheer volume of drilling wells in Texas, comes the reciprocated volume of drilling accidents. These oil drilling accidents not only affect the environment, but also the lives of its employees.
The employees of an oil well work hard long hour days operating 2,000,000 pound machines. Mix that with the necessity of proper cooperation between employees, and you've got yourself a dangerous job if not executed with precision. Hats off to the employees who continue to put their lives on the line for a job that will supply them and their families with only the basic necessities to live. That being said, there is no doubt that one of the most dangerous jobs in our country is drilling for oil.
Due to the dangerous working environment accidents and injuries cannot always be prevented. Most of the injuries result in long-term disabilities and can sometimes be fatal. If you were injured in an oil drilling accident that was caused by the negligence make sure to preserve your right to compensation. If you live in San Antonio, and have been involved in an oil drilling accident, you need a San Antonio oil drilling accident lawyer. Carabin & Shaw’s lawyers are knowledgeable and skilled when it comes to representing victims of an oil drilling accident.
Drilling accidents occur frequently. With over 400 rigs in Texas alone, and 350 employees to each of those rigs, the likelihood of an accident happening is very high. That is why if you or a loved one is an employee of an oil rig and is seriously injured, or worse killed, you are entitled to compensation. Our oil drilling accident attorneys can handle your case, and help you understand the severity to this most unfortunate situation. Our oil drilling accident attorneys know that many injuries can happen while working at an oil drilling site. Some of these injures are listed below.
INJURIES THAT CAN OCCUR WHILE OIL DRILLING:
Working in a dangerous environment increases the risk for potential injuries. There are many different kinds of injuries that can be sustained while drilling including:
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Unsafe working environment
- Methane gas exposure
- Fires and explosions
- Pipe explosions
- Chemical spills
- Heavy equipment malfunction
Regulations are supposed to ensure the safety of workers as well as minimize the risk of accidents. Unfortunately due to lack of proper training, failure to use proper safeguards, or simple human error on the part of other workers, accidents and injuries still occur. Oilfield workers need to protect themselves and their families when they are injured. If you've been hurt or injured, our attorneys can help you can help you.
CONTACT CARABIN AND SHAW FOR A COMPLIMENTARY CASE REVIEW BY AN OIL DRILLING ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
Have you or someone you love been injured in an oil drilling accident? If so contact one of our experienced attorneys. Our law firm represents injured oil drilling workers. We have the experience and the resources to stand up to the big oil companies. Our work is provided on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not pay attorney's fees if you do not recover compensation in your case. Contact our San Antonio office to schedule a consultation with an attorney at 210.222.2288 or Toll Free 1.800.862.1260.
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