Oilfield Accidents in Texas
Experienced San Angelo Oilfield Injury Lawyer
After a devastating oilfield accident, we realize that no amount of compensation is going to make up for what has happened. But, we also recognize that you need to recover monetary damages to meet the financial hardships forced on you by medical expenses, lost wages, and more.
No recovery, no fee! Don't hesitate to call our firm today at (325) 221-0822. We are ready to deliver the exceptional advocacy you deserve.
Injured in an Oilfield Accident? Know Your Legal Rights
Texas is known for its oilfields and provides thousands of jobs for oil workers every year, but the occupation is dangerous by nature. One mistake by an employee or an employer could cause an accident that results in serious personal injury or wrongful death. Oil spills, falling objects, machinery malfunctions, fires, and explosions can all cause devastating injuries requiring long-term treatment, whether it’s severe burns, broken bones, or serious injuries to the head, neck, or back.
Some of the most common oilfield accidents include:
Transportation incidents (41%)
Contact with objects and equipment (25%)
Fires and explosions (15%)
Oilfield explosions can lead to catastrophic injuries including:
The catastrophic injuriescaused by oilfield accidents can also inflict severe income loss and spiraling medical expenses. You cannot hesitate to retain a skilled San Angelo oilfield accident lawyer if you have been injured. Only an experienced lawyer can ensure that you receive adequate compensation for the accident.
Causes of Oilfield Accidents and Liability
At the law office of Webb, Stokes & Sparks, our injury lawyers understand the oil industry. We know how greed and bad judgment can result in serious injury or wrongful death on the job site. We also know how difficult it can be for families to pick up the pieces after a loved one has been injured on the job.
We handle oil field accident personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits involving:
- Compressor stations
- Pump jacks
- Work rigs
- Equipment failure
- Defective products
- Blow outs
Negligence within any part of an oilfield operation can result in injury. Employers are commonly liable for accidents, and in these cases, filing a workers’ compensation claim may be the best way to recover compensation for your injuries.
Oilfield accidents can also be caused by third-party negligence. For example, a defective piece of equipment can cause severe injury to the worker using it. The equipment designer, manufacturer, or retailer may be liable for damages. In cases of transportation accidents, a driver may be liable.
Our legal team can help you determine who is liable for your oilfield accident and ensure they are held accountable.
Call (325) 221-0822 for Legal Help — No Recovery, No Fee
If you or a loved one has been injured while working on an oil rig or oilfield in Tom Green County, don’t hesitate to speak with an attorney from Webb, Stokes & Sparks. Our firm has served the community for decades. We know your rights under Texas workers' compensation laws, as well as your right to file a personal injury claim. Speak with a San Angelo oilfield accident lawyer from our firm right away to learn about your rights and how you can file a claim to win compensation for your accident.