Oil Field Injury Attorney and Accident Lawyers

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Awaechter Attorneys is a well-known law firm representing workplace injuries including Oil Field Injuries. Offshore workers can seek insurance should accidents occur due to negligence by employers. Contact the best Oil Field Injury Attorney & Lawyer.

Our marine accident attorneys and energy industry lawyers have 30 years of experience and expertise that show our accomplishments. We have attorneys who are Texas State Board Certified. We are well versed in Jonas Act that safeguards maritime workers. The Jones Act is a U.S. federal law regulating maritime trade. The Jones Act requires the shipment of goods transported between U.S. ports on ships built, owned, and operated by permanent residents of the U.S. The Jones Act is Section 27 of the 1920 Merchant Marine Act calling for the American merchant marine’s preservation.

We serve cruise ships, freight and container boats, yachts, ferries, tugs, and barges wounded crew members. We help any person file a lawsuit for compensation for a personal injury caused directly or indirectly by others. Our attorneys based in San Antonio also provide their expertise to help victims of incidents at sea and shipyards, including those operating on cranes, shipping, and shipbuilding.

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Accidents in Oil Field

An individual can sue an employer for numerous distinctly maritime causes of action, the most common being: Jones Act neglect, indignity, and Repair and Healing. You will need to show that an unhealthy, hazardous, or faulty condition existed that caused the accident. You are entitled to economic damages in your lawsuit for Oil field injury, such as all medical expenses, future medical expenses associated with your disability and income deduction, or earning potential. Additional non-economic damage may include suffering, pain, emotional trauma, or lack of life satisfaction. For family members who have lost a loved one, you may be entitled to damages that include medical expenses, funeral expenses, income loss or the deceased's financial support, and loss of companionship, emotional anguish, or grief related to wrongful death. We will thoroughly examine the incident and injury or death conditions and determine the possible sources of blame, plan and record the lawsuit, and advocate for a fair settlement. We promise to seek your legal rights through the courtroom, where fair compensation is not forthcoming. Contact us for Oil Field Injury Attorney & Lawyer Services.

Offshore Injuries

Maritime jobs are hazardous, with the construction industry running up there in terms of workplace risks and accidents that occur every year. The inherent danger of mishaps holds just about every job in the maritime sector. It's only part of the job. When you get hurt at work, your employer can be held liable for your injury if they are negligent in providing proper procedures for safety. Unlike other jobs, the compensation of the worker does not protect all maritime workers. Your employers must ensure that if you did not receive proper training, if your company did not maintain adequate maintenance of equipment and facilities, required excessive hours, failed to provide adequate safety measures or any other reasonable efforts to maintain a safe workplace, they may be held liable for the harm you have caused. We will help you prove in court that they were reckless, their irresponsibility led to the crash, and that's why you got hurt.

Oil Field eXPLOSIONS

Explosions are hazardous and can lead to death or injuries. An eruption, by nature, is a rapid increase in pressure and an immediate release of steam. Most explosions generate high temperatures and cause gasses to be released into the air. There may be two broad categories of explosions: supersonic and subsonic. High explosives produce super-sonic blasts that fly through waves of noise. Subsonic explosives are going through a slow process of burning called deflagration. Both types of explosions can cause severe damage. Workers at industrial sites or those working close to flammable sources of fuel are more likely to be injured in these accidents. In most cases employers are responsible for these accidents either due to lack of safety measures or lack of training.

wRONGFUL dEATH

When a seaman dies on board or in an oil rig because it is unsafe or the employer has been negligent, family members may file a maritime lawsuit under the Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA) provisions. Passed by Congress in 1920, DOHSA allows members of the family to file for damages against a vessel's negligent owner on behalf of maritime workers killed on and off the sea. While DOHSA was designed to refer to cases involving boats operating off the United States coast, its colonies or dependencies beyond the three nautical mile mark, the statute still includes deadly aircraft accidents in international waters. Demand for insurance from DOHSA usually covers funeral expenses, lack of current or planned financial support, rehabilitation expenditures, Any death-caused economic costs.

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We Have Recovered Billions Of Dollars For Wounded
We hold a reputation in our field. We fight aggressively and look into every small detail to make the case in our favor. We have sued companies for millions of dollars and helped our clients to get full medical treatment from employers’ pockets. Our lawyers are dedicated to providing the best service nationwide.

Consumer Claims Won For 99% Cases
We are proud to consider ourselves to be knowledgeable and qualified to help employees get their proper financial support. We have won 99% of the cases. We will make sure to turn every stone, try every tactic in the book to get you justice.

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Oil Giants hold their money tighter than their spouses. They work with highly trained legal consultants; that’s why we have lawyers than can match their caliber. Our lawyers are highly talented and know how to beat big oil giants on their knees.

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