With the discovery of the Bakken oil-bearing formation, thousands of workers have migrated to Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota to work in the oil fields. Although lucrative, working in and around oil rigs and wells is often a high-stress, chaotic, productivity-driven work environment. These factors can produce disastrous results in the form of personal injury or death.
On a job site, multiple parties besides your employer may be liable for your injury. These third parties have a duty to keep the workplace safe for oil field workers and should be held accountable for their negligent actions or inactions. If you are injured in a workplace accident, you need a Helena, Billings, and Great Falls oil field accident lawyer who will look out for your claims and explore all options available to get you the compensation you deserve.
The lawyers of Odegaard Kovacich Snipes have a long history of helping workers who have been seriously injured in oil field accidents. For over three decades, we have made standing up for the rights of injured workers a significant part of our practice. We have recovered some of the largest verdicts in the history of Montana, and we are confident that we will be able to help you with your case.
We understand that your job is your livelihood, and we make sure that you will be protected throughout your claim. We carefully review your case to learn who was responsible for the injuries that you have suffered. We then take all of the necessary steps to get things moving forward as soon as possible.
Whether your injuries require you to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits, or there are third parties responsible for your current condition, our lawyers are experienced negotiators and litigators, and will be dedicated to your claim. These cases can quickly involve multiple parties and defendants, and we have the skills necessary to navigate them effectively and efficiently on your behalf.
With the help of the lawyers at Odegaard Kovacich Snipes, you can receive a settlement beyond just workers' compensation. 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. Contact Odegaard Kovacich Snipes today to schedule a free consultation at one of our Montana offices.
In some cases, the insurance company will cut corners in order to avoid compensating you fully. At Odegaard Kovacich Snipes, we will fight to help you get the largest settlement possible. Our Montana construction accident lawyers are focused on assisting those in need in their cases. You may even be able to seek compensation from other parties who are partially responsible for your accident! Don't hesitate to talk about third-party claims with a lawyer at our firm.
Giving it all it takes to maximize our client’s recovery. Read our case results to see how we’ve recovered millions for injury victims. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, turn to a firm with a history of success.
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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