Oil Field Accidents
Experienced & Dedicated Personal Injury Lawyers
Texas is home to many in the oil and energy industries. Oil has proven to be a great source of employment for our state over the years. It must be understood, however, that such type of work is often performed in dangerous and hazardous conditions. Such conditions can result in serious injuries and leave the victim requiring ongoing care while suffering a reduced ability to earn money. If you or a loved one have been injured in an oil-related accident then contact our Austin injury lawyers today. Our attorneys are ready to assist you.
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Oil field related injuries may occur in a number ways. It may be that equipment was not properly maintained, that the company was negligent, or that another employee created a dangerous situation. Such danger may result in fires, explosions, toxic exposure, and other such situations. If one has been injured in such a situation then they should contact counsel immediately. An attorney may be able to seal the scene of the accident so that it is preserved for investigation. Experts will be retained to investigate the scene and render an opinion of what happened. In serious injury cases then it will be necessary to secure medical, and possibly vocational, experts as well. Hiring an attorney with the resources necessary to handle such a matter is crucial.
Austin injury lawyer Dan Christensen aggressively handles cases which occurred on an oil field. Once retained, we will take immediate steps to investigate the incident. Our office has relationships with the types of experts needed to determine liability. We will also work closely with your medical providers to ensure that your damages can be reasonably calculated. If settlement cannot be reached, then we will not hesitate to file a lawsuit in state or federal court. Our firm will use the discovery process to obtain additional evidence of negligence or hazardous conditions. Dan will ensure that you know what to expect from the process and be in regular contact with you throughout.
Cases involving oil field injuries can be highly complex. The energy industry has vast resources and such matters sometimes take an extended period of time. When choosing an attorney to handle such matters, it is important that you pick a firm with the resources to see the case through to completion and to retain the necessary experts. DC Law prides itself on providing the personal service of a smaller firm while having the resources of a larger firm. We quickly return phone calls and respond to client e-mails. Our lawyers also regularly provide clients with their cell phone numbers and make themselves available to answer questions. Our oil field injury lawyers at DC Law will do our best to explain complex concepts to you in a way that you can understand, which will help you feel at ease. With so much at stake, we pledge to take your case seriously.