Few industries are as synonymous with Texas as the oil industry. All over our state, countless individuals, couples, and families rely on hard work of employees of this industry—including those who are routinely exposed to significant dangers while on the job. When these employees are hurt due to circumstances that could have been avoided, it may be possible to recover compensation from the employers or other parties that are responsible for ensuring the safety of these workers.
Refinery explosions occur most often due to:
If you are an oil refinery worker who was needlessly hurt on the job, the dedicated advocates at Sico Hoelscher Harris & Braugh LLP may be able to help you. Our skilled and proven Corpus Christi refinery injury lawyers know how dangerous work in this industry is and how injured workers can be left abandoned and in need when an accident occurs. We are ready to assess the details of your case and—if necessary—begin establishing the proper documentation to bring decisive legal action against those responsible.
Recovery can still be possible. Use our online form now to request a free case evaluation with our team. today at 877.631.9965.
There are almost infinite ways oil and gas refinery workers can be hurt while on the job. These workers not only rely on each other to adhere to best practices but must also stake their safety on heavy machinery and equipment that should be properly serviced and maintained before use.
Refinery worker injuries often are the result of:
Because of the seriousness of accidents that occur in the oil fields, injuries that do occur are often catastrophic and, in the worst cases, fatal. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 120 employees sustained fatal injuries while working in the gas and oil industry in 2015. Others who did not suffer fatal injuries did suffer catastrophic injuries, such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, eye injuries, and more.
Due to the severity of such injuries, victims of such accidents must undergo constant and ongoing care and will undoubtedly suffer permanent consequences that also affect their quality of life. By securing experienced legal representation, as victim may be able to recover compensation for the following damages:
Because we are diligent about helping our clients recover monetary compensation, we work with experts in oil rig, oilfields, and refinery accidents. Due to the ample experience each of these experts carry, they are better able to provide testimony on subjects that may be related to your accident.
When you choose to work with our legal team, you can rest easier knowing we are able to consult the following experts to prove your claim:
Following a refinery accident, it can be difficult to determine who is at fault. The employer? Equipment manufacturers? Other parties? Our Corpus Christi personal injury firm can assess these details and take the proper, assured steps towards holding the negligent parties accountable. That way, you and your family can focus on what matters most: your recovery.
It's time to start pursuing the restitution you deserve. Call our dedicated team at (877) 631-9965 to start the process. today at 877.631.9965.