Roswell Oilfield Accident Attorneys
Oilfield Accidents in New Mexico
Working in the oil and gas industry is a very dangerous job. These workers
put themselves at risk every time they are on the job. At Trenchard &
Hoskins, we know the hazards that oilfield workers face and are dedicated
to helping injury victims recover the compensation they deserve.
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Common Causes of Oilfield Accidents
Oilfields are highly dangerous places, and there are many different ways
in which injury can occur at these job sites. In addition to the risks
that are present in any industrial job, such as falls and equipment injuries,
oilfield workers are at risk for injuries that are unique to their industry.
Working at an oilfield requires interaction with toxic and volatile chemicals
which can cause injury. Oilfield workers may need to drive a lot for work
as well, which contributes to an added risk of motor vehicle accidents.
Some of the most frequently occurring types of oilfield accidents involve:
Motor vehicle accidents
Slip and fall accidents
Oilfield Accident Injuries
Oilfield accidents often result in severe injuries. A person who has been
injured in an oilfield accident may struggle long-term with pain, mobility
issues, and other symptoms. In most cases, oilfield workers who are injured
on the job will need to pay substantial medical bills. Oilfield accidents
can also be fatal.
An oilfield accident can result in injuries such as:
Oilfield Accident Liability
There are multiple parties who may be liable for your injuries if you have
been harmed in an oilfield accident. In many cases, the cause of accidents
can be traced to the negligence of an oil company that has not taken the
proper precautions to protect their employees from injury. If an injury
is caused by mechanical issues, the equipment manufacturer, safety inspectors,
and others could be liable for resulting injuries and damages. In cases
of motor vehicle accidents, a third-party driver could be found responsible.
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(575) 622-7774 to schedule a free consultation with our oilfield accident attorneys in Roswell.