El Paso Oilfield Accident Lawyers
Serving Injured Clients in El Paso, Texas, and Surrounding Communities
The American oil and gas industry employs thousands of workers throughout the country. When a worker is hurt on an oilfield due to an employer or third-party contractor’s negligence, they deserve to be compensated for their injuries. Our local El Paso oilfield accident lawyers have experience handling all types of injuries sustained on an oilfield. For more than 25 years, Thomas J. Henry has represented injured clients in El Paso and across Texas. Speak to one of our attorneys in El Paso today to receive a free legal consultation and discuss your case.
The cost of drilling for oil is unfortunately many injured workers each year. In some cases, oilfield accidents can turn fatal. Occupations in the oil industry are some of the most dangerous in the United States, making it incredibly important that the work area is safe and free of any dangers. Adhering to safety regulations is paramount, and when these rules are broken in an attempt to increase profits, it is the workers on the ground that pay the price.
Injuries sustained in an El Paso oilfield accident include:
- Broken bones and fractures
- Loss of limb
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord and back injuries
More than 100 workers in the oil and gas industry suffer from fatal injuries each year. Many of these fatal accidents could have been prevented if employers and third-party contractors adhered to safety protocols and chose not to cut corners to make an extra buck.
What are the Common Causes of Injuries on Oilfields?
The dangerous nature of the job of all occupations in the oil and gas industry opens workers to many opportunities for injury. Some of the most common causes of oilfield accidents include:
- Transportation accidents, including on-site and in the process of shipping oil
- Slips and falls on rigs
- Exposure to harmful materials that can cause burns, blindness, or internal injuries
- Contact with objects and drilling equipment
Hurt in an Oilfield Accident in El Paso? Speak to a Local Attorney Now
Our El Paso oilfield accident lawyers are available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you or an injured loved one. Workers in this dangerous industry deserve to have safe working conditions and have employers that will look after their well-being. If you have suffered a serious injury on an oilfield, let us help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys has handled numerous oilfield and oil rig accident cases over the past two decades. Call today for a free case review with an experienced El Paso attorney.
- Phone number: 915-566-0788 (attorneys available 24/7 to assist you)
- Address: 221 N. Kansas Street, Suite 700, El Paso, Texas 79901 (walk-in Monday through Friday)
I was very satisfied with this firm and how they handled my case.
– Russell G., 4/22/2018