Oil Well Injuries Attorney in Houston
When a well site accident happens, the result is often serious and sometimes fatal injuries of innocent workers. At The Callahan Law Firm, we understand the different types of work activities at oil and gas well sites as well as the risks that workers are exposed to every day. If you have been involved in a well site accident, it is critical that you have the right attorney on your side.
Based in Houston, Texas, the well site injury attorneys at The Callahan Law Firm have the experience, skill and resources to successfully handle these cases and win. Led by former mechanical engineer and Texas board certified personal injury trial attorney Michael Callahan, we have a proven track record of successfully representing individuals and families in well site accident cases.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a well site accident, the attorneys at The Callahan Law Firm are here to help. In Texas and throughout the United States, we encourage well site accident victims to contact us for a free case evaluation.
Contractors and Others at the Well Site
Often there are different contractors and their employees working on a well site at the same time.
If you sustained an injury and the responsible party is your own employer, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. If however, you or a loved one are injured and the responsible party is a contractor on the well site or one of its employees, you may be able to obtain compensation for your injuries and damages in what is known as a “third-party” case.
It’s Dangerous Work
The oilfield is the most dangerous workplace in America. A recent study by OSHA, found that more workers were killed and injured in the oilfield than in any other industry in this country. The same study revealed that in Texas alone, almost 80% of these injuries and deaths could have been prevented with safer procedures and equipment.
Every day, well drilling and well maintenance workers face the potential danger of events like blowouts, gushers, gas leaks and explosions. Such accidents can cause serious or fatal injuries including:
For Oil Well Injury Help – Contact The Callahan Law Firm
An injured person – or the surviving family of an oil or gas well site worker killed in an accident – has the right to seek justice for injuries, damages and losses. We dedicate our legal practice to fighting on behalf of injured workers and their families.
Call or email today for a free case evaluation with an experienced well site attorney.