Those who choose to work in the oil fields naturally have a heightened risk of injury. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were a total of 120 fatalities in the oil and gas extraction industry in 2008 alone.
Many of these accidents are preventable, and are due to another person's recklessness at the workplace. In other situations, an employer may have failed to give their employees the necessary training or may have failed to provide adequate equipment and safety securities necessary for your job.
With the help of the lawyers at Odegaard Miller Law, PLLC, you can receive a settlement beyond just workers comp. Because we are extremely familiar with litigating for oil field accidents, we fight for you to receive workers' compensation benefits and compensation from a third party claim.
If you were injured in an oil rig accident at Bakken Oil Field or another oil field in Montana, then you need to seek financial assistance in order to cover your medical bills, compensate you for the time that you need to take off work, and prepare for the future earning loss as a result of the accident.
It is critical that you work with an attorney who has the experience, knowledge, and skill to handle cases involving coal mining accidents. Contact us today to request your free consultation so we can discuss your situation and legal options as soon as possible.
Helping clients navigate the complicated Workers' Compensation System. We have the experience to help you receive the maximum compensation available so you can receive the best care and focus on recovery.
Helping clients recover from on-the-job injuries from oil and gas industries.
It is critical that you work with an attorney who has the experience, knowledge, and skill to handle cases involving both commercial and personal vehicle accidents. And, it is critical you hire an attorney who knows, thoroughly, the injury laws in Montana.
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