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What No One Tells You About Oilfield Fatalities

April 17, 2017 | Workplace Injuries

An oil rig is arguably one of the world’s most dangerous places to work, even in the best of circumstances. Falls and crush injuries account for most oilfield fatalities, but the danger doesn’t stop when a worker is off site. Some of the deadliest incidents happen far from the oil rig itself.   Off-Site Vehicle…

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Where to Find an Oilfield Injury Lawyer

March 29, 2017 | Workplace Injuries

Whether on land or sea, oil rigs are among the most dangerous places on earth to work. Accidents can and will happen, and many workers find themselves in need of an oilfield injury lawyer.   Where do you find the right kind of help? To start, a good oilfield injury lawyer:   Knows the industry….

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Texas Oil Field Injuries in the News

June 15, 2016 | Personal Injury Claims,Recent Posts

With drilling taking place on land and offshore, Texas oil field injuries are in the news with almost numbing regularity. Each accident is an example of how better training and well-maintained equipment could mean the difference between health or disability, or life or death. A few recent examples: An oil field worker in Midland County…

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Why Oil Field Accidents Are Common

November 19, 2015 | Personal Injury Claims,Workplace Injuries

Oil field accidents are both common and very dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the oil and gas industry accounted for nearly 16 percent of all on-the-job fatalities in 2012. The number of non-fatal injuries in the industry is also high, with the BLS reporting more than 4,000 workplace injuries in 2007 alone….

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