Oil and Gas Injuries
Working on an oil rig or a gas pipeline is an extremely dangerous occupation. Most workers are well aware of the danger and take appropriate precautions. When they don’t, the results are devastating. At the Branch Law Firm®, our attorneys are very familiar with the oil and gas industry. If you or a family member has been hurt on a gas pipeline or oil rig, call the Branch Law Firm® to talk to an Albuquerque personal injury attorney who understands.
Workers We Represent
Our clients in oil and gas cases include:
- Oil rig employees
- Gas pipeline employees
- Drilling well employees
Our Albuquerque wrongful death attorneys also represent the families of gas and oil industry workers who lost a loved one.
Gas Pipeline and Oil Rig Catastrophes
No doubt about it–jobs on platforms, oil rigs, and pipe decks are dangerous. Every day, people work with heavy equipment and uncovered oil machinery. Even though these workers are skilled, some errors will happen, like oil spills and rig falls. Oil rig and gas pipeline accidents rarely result in minor injuries. Oil and gas are flammable and explosive, respectively, and these operations use heavy equipment. When injuries occur, they are severe, if not fatal. Our workers’ compensation lawyers can get you the help you recover lost damages if you have been in a gas pipeline or oil rig accident on the job.
Injuries from oil and gas errors can include:
- Crush injuries, like a crushed foot or crushed finger
- Broken bones
- Toolpusher injury
How Can We Help?
With 40 years of litigating oil and gas cases, our Albuquerque personal injury lawyers understand the oil and gas industry. We know how these disasters occur, and we have the investigative ability to figure out how something happened, and what kind of compensation is available to the family. Furthermore, we understand what an injury or death does to a family. Insurance companies will try to minimize your pain and suffering. Our lawyers will not let them. Call us today.