Oil Field Accidents in North Dakota
Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw Law firm wants to provide you with the help you need if you or a loved one has been injured in a North Dakota oil field accident. Please call us at 1.800.862.1260.Accidents in North Dakota oil field often occur due to:
- Inadequate safety training for new and existing employees
- Leaks from gas lines
- Tools falling from oil derricks
- Malfunctioning equipment
- Human error and negligence
- Employer negligence
- Human falls from oil derricks
- Collapsing rigs
- Lack of proper safeguards
- Explosions and subsequent fires
An oil field employee are statistically more likely to suffer more severe injuries than any other industry if they are injured on the job. They are also likely to need more time to recover from those injuries than someone working in a different environment.
Oil fields are abundant in North Dakota and that provides for employment of hundreds of workers making it a lucrative business. However, it is also an inherently dangerous environment for its workers.
Anyone who has ever worked on an oil drilling site understands the risky behavior of co-workers, lengthy work house, physical demands, possibility for human error and other perilous conditions leaving workers vulnerable to serious and fatal injuries.
Communication is done mostly using hand signals because of the high volumes of noise surrounding the site and it often prevents workers from communicating a dangerous and precarious to co-workers when there is imminent danger.
Extensive, and often, permanent and debilitating injuries can result from poorly maintained oil field equipment that breaks down if the worker even survives.Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw in North Dakota will focus on:
- Loss of future income to beneficiaries (spouse and/or children)
- Securing payments for medical equipment
- In-home care
- Securing payments for your medical bills
- Physical rehabilitation
- Current and future loss of wages
- Funeral expenses in case of death
- Mental/emotional rehabilitation
An oil drilling site is still an extremely dangerous occupation even though proper training and caution help reduce accidents.
Attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw will make sure that you receive the personalized legal service you deserve, regardless of the issue that you are facing. Call now at 1.800.862.1260 for your free initial consultation.