In Texas, the Barnett Shale has brought many oil and gas companies to the Fort Worth area. Unfortunately, when corners are cut to speed the process along, accidents and injuries occur.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a drilling accident due to the carelessness of a company or employee, you deserve to be rightfully compensated.
Contact Anderson & Cummings to discuss your claim at (877) 920-9009
Causes of Drilling Accidents
The cause of these types of incidents can vary although a common factor is negligence. Whether it was a third-party company, an employer or the employee that caused the accident, their actions led to dangerous conditions and the increased risk of accident injuries.
Some common causes of drilling accidents include:
- Overworked employees
- Poor training
- Inadequate safety measures
- Prompt deadlines
- Poorly maintained machines
Drilling accidents are preventable, with the right training and proper safety measures in place drilling companies can diminish the chances of an accident happening.
Barnett Shale Accidents
The Barnett Shale covers approximately a 5,000 square-mile area in North Texas just below Fort Worth and 17 other counties. It is one of the largest natural gas and oil reserves in the country.
Gas Leaks & Explosions
Gas leaks and explosions are extremely powerful occurrences that can cause serious destruction in a matter of seconds.
Drilling Impact on Residents
The impact of drilling on residents cannot be overlooked in Texas, especially with the Barnett Shale located in Fort Worth Texas.
Oil & Gas Field Accident Injuries
Oil and gas field excavation is one of the most dangerous industries to work in due to the many risks workers are exposed to. Heavy machinery, chemicals and slippery surfaces are often a contributor to serious, sometimes even fatal, accidents.
Contact our Drilling Accident Injury Attorneys
As the frenzy for resources in Texas and neighboring states continues to grip the area, more and more workers are exposed to the dangerous drilling operations.
At the law offices of Anderson & Cummings, our Fort Worth construction accident attorneys have helped victims of drilling accidents for many years. Located in Fort Worth, our experienced lawyers are well-versed in state laws and know how to fight for the rights of victims harmed in these types of accidents.
Our Fort Worth personal injury lawyers are prepared to do whatever it takes to get you and your family the compensation you rightfully deserve. These cases are not just about money, they’re about justice and holding people accountable for their actions.
Contact us today at (877) 920-9009 to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation case review or fill out the Free Case Evaluation form to get started now.