California is one of the top oil-producing states in the nation. Many of our residents are employed in the oil industry. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen on oil rigs when safety is not the number one priority on the job.
If you have been injured in an oilfield accident, call Faulkner Law Offices in Bakersfield to schedule a free consultation. Our experienced injury lawyers can advise you of your best options for recovering compensation.
Our team at Faulkner Law Offices has been successfully representing clients in injury claims since 1974. Our attorneys take a personal, client-centered approach to our cases, maintaining a direct line of communication with our clients. We operate on a contingency-fee basis, which means you do not pay us any legal fees until we recover compensation for you. We know how serious oilfield accidents can be and will do everything in our power to secure just compensation.
Without strict adherence to safety guidelines and regulations, oil drilling can become a dangerous occupation. Transportation accidents, equipment and object accidents, and explosions can cause injury or death on the job. Common causes of oilfield accidents include:
Oilfield accidents can cause serious or fatal injuries. Common injuries on oil rigs include:
If you have been hurt in an oilfield accident, your best course of action is to consult with an experienced oilfield accident lawyer as soon as possible. Workers’ compensation may not be your only option. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may have a personal injury claim for compensation against your employer or a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a defective equipment.
Oilfield accident cases involve complex factual and legal issues. It is in your best interests to be represented by an attorney who is well-versed in the industry and has the knowledge, skills, and resources to go up against powerful oil companies.
Our experienced trial lawyers at Faulkner Law Offices in Bakersfield are not intimidated by large companies. We will not hesitate to take your case to trial if necessary to gain the maximum compensation. Our courtroom success rate is greater than 90%. Call us today if you have been seriously injured in an oilfield accident.