Oilfield Injuries

Oilfield Injuries

Though the experience and skill level of workers has increased over the years, oilfield and oil rig accidents have also dramatically increased. As petroleum reserves become increasingly scarce, oil companies have cut corners and pushed workers beyond their limits with overtime and double shifts. In an environment characterized by speed, few safety standards, little spending for safety measures, greed, and bad judgement, tragic incidents result in devastating injuries. Clark McCrea has an extensive background in oilfield and oil rig law, and will fight for you if you have unfairly endured disaster followed by unthinkable adversity.

Working with volatile products may be part of working in the oil field, but there is no excuse for explosions resulting in accidents caused by carelessness, improper safety measures, or the bad judgement of another person or a company. Clark McCrea has an extensive background in oilfield and oil rig law, and will fight for you if you have been unfairly injured by an explosion in the oil field due to the negligence of your employer or coworkers.
At an oilfield construction site, the potential for severe injury can be greatly increased. Oil workers on construction sites are too often at the mercy of coworkers and employers who are displaying careless, negligent behavior in a hazardous situation. You have the right to pursue a claim for personal injury damages in addition to your workers’ comp benefits. Clark McCrea has a proven track record and can successfully represent you if you have been wrongly harmed on the job in a oilfield construction accident.
Commercial trucks are the most dangerous vehicles on the road today, and as the number of 18-wheelers on the road continues to increase, so does the risk for passengers, drivers and pedestrians on the roadways. These risks are drastically heightened in the oilfield, where extreme conditions, hazardous materials and the negligence of others are far too common. If you feel that a car accident you were involved in was caused by the negligence of a commercial truck driver, you may have cause for a lawsuit.
Working with volatile products may be part of working in the oil field, but there is no excuse for fires resulting in accidents caused by carelessness, improper safety measures, or the bad judgement of another person or a company. Clark McCrea has an extensive background in oilfield and oil rig law, and will fight for you if you have been unfairly injured by an explosion in the oil field due to the negligence of someone else.