Almost every type of worker may face some form of occupational hazard in their working environment. Howe’ver, for the oil and gas industry workforce, some of these hazards can be quite severe. Slip and fall injuries are also one of the most common causes of oilfield injuries accidents. Howe’ver, other common causes of oilfield accidents, include:
- Inclement weather
- Heavy machinery
- Equipment failure
- Fires and explosions
- Failure to follow safety protocols
- Careless or reckless behavior by workers
- Poor communication
Oil industry accidents are often caused by factors that could have been prevented. It can often take a comprehensive investigation to uncover exactly what caused your injuries. If you are actively recovering, you probably do not have the time or energy to review the details of your accident in a way that can reveal crucial evidence. An experienced oil field injury attorney from Williams Hart & Boundas can assemble a team to fully investigate the events surrounding your accident. This information can lead to valuable details that can result in compensation for your medical bills, time lost from work and other damages. We will use all of this evidence in your case to make sure that you reach justice in your case.
With the right team on your side, you can focus on what is most important following a serious accident: recovering from your injuries. In the event of a catastrophic injury that results in amputation or paralysis, we know you are rightfully concerned about your family and your ability to work and provide for them. Concerns such as these make it so important to choose a legal team that understands how to handle these cases and will work to recover the compensation you deserve.
If you would like to know more about the most common causes of oilfield accidents, please do not hesitate to contact the oilfield injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas today.