The state of Texas is known for its oil production, both on land and offshore in the Gulf. As the industry continues to boom, workers continue to make a decent living drilling for oil and gas; however, it is also a very dangerous industry that causes many serious injuries and deaths each year. The heavy machinery used for drilling can malfunction or an explosion can occur, causing catastrophic injuries such as Traumatic Brain Injury, spinal cord injuries, or severe burns.
Since oil wells and drilling rigs are so dangerous, wrongful death is a possibility. If one of your family members has been killed in a drilling site accident, you may be able to file a claim for compensation. A wrongful death claim could allow you to recover damages for:
The first step would be to consult with a Fort Worth personal injury lawyer from Coontz Cochran. With our help, you could file a successful claim and avoid paying extra consequences for a tragedy that was not your fault, nor the fault of your loved one.
At the law firm of Coontz Cochran, we have been representing clients in personal injury cases for decades. You deserve to be compensated if your accident was caused by another person. By retaining our firm, you could be represented by a Board Certified attorney specializing in personal injury. Our team is also AV-rated® and has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers®.
Call today to schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our highly-qualified legal team.