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Mainstage v10 img 1 an oilfield accident can mean substantial injuries and, for many victims, a long road to recovery. In some cases, those accidents can mean long-lasting implications — not just the physical losses associated with the injury but also potential financial losses, particularly as medical bills mount and you cannot return to work.

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An oilfield accident can mean substantial injuries and, for many victims, a long road to recovery. In some cases, those accidents can mean long-lasting implications — not just the physical losses associated with the injury but also potential financial losses, particularly as medical bills mount and you cannot return to work.

If you suffered injuries on an oilfield due to the negligence of another party, or you suffered injuries while at work on an oilfield or oil rig, you may have the right to compensation for those losses. A Shreveport oilfield accident lawyer at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers can provide you with the assistance you need to navigate your claim and recover compensation for your injuries successfully. 

Most oilfield accidents cause serious injuries. The impact can reduce the quality of your life and your ability to provide for yourself and your loved ones. More catastrophic injuries can cause lifelong disability and even death. At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, for decades, we have seen firsthand the impact of these accidents. We understand the challenges you can face in an oilfield accident claim, and we have dealt with them successfully.

For more than 20 years, we have provided exceptional representation to our clients and have helped them recover millions in compensation. We have the skill, experience, and resources to make your case our next success story.

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How Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers Can Help After an Oilfield Accident

When you suffer injuries in an oilfield accident, you need a lawyer who will help guide you through the claim process and provide you with essential insights into how you can recover maximum compensation for your injuries. At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, we have successfully helped clients injured under various circumstances recover compensation for their losses. 

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We Investigate Your Accident

After an oilfield accident or injury, you need to fully identify all factors that led to your accident and injuries. If you suffered injuries as an employee on the oilfield or rig during the accident, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, if another party’s negligence led to your accident, you may also have the right to file a personal injury claim.

We Break Down Damages

Determining how much compensation you deserve after an oilfield accident can turn complicated. You may have immense financial and non-financial losses related to your injuries. Unfortunately, the insurance company may not automatically provide fair compensation for those losses. We work with you to break down all the damages associated with your accident so you can include them in your comprehensive oilfield accident claim.

In any of these cases, if you were injured from exposure to hazardous chemicals, you are entitled to recover compensation for your injuries.

We Understand the Challenges You're Facing

At Morris & Dewett, we understand the challenges you face as you deal with the aftermath of an oilfield accident. Not only can your injuries prove physically debilitating, they can cause a great deal of emotional upheaval. We understand those challenges and aim to help our clients maximize the compensation they can recover while providing full support throughout the claim process. 

Common Oilfield Injuries

Oilfields and oil rigs are incredibly dangerous. Often, accidents result in catastrophic injuries that can permanently change the course of the victim’s life. Common incidents include:

  • explosions and fires

  • Electrocution

  • Machinery Accidents

  • entanglement | Caught between accidents

  • toxic chemical exposure

  • equipment defects | malfunctioning

  • well blowouts

  • Structural Collapse

Some incidents occur due to the hazards naturally associated with those job tasks. However, others can occur because of the negligence of another party on the job site. Working with an oilfield accident lawyer can help you better break down liability for your specific accident. 

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When Should I Talk to an Oilfield Accident Lawyer?

If you’ve been hurt in an oilfield accident, contact an oilfield accident lawyer as soon as you can. There are several reasons you don’t want to waste any time:
  • You have limited time to file your case

    Claims under maritime injury laws have specific timelines within which you must file your claim or lose the right to do so. So, you don’t have all the time in the world.
  • To get your compensation as quickly as possible

    Your life can go downhill fast when you’re injured. Talking to an oilfield accident lawyer as soon as possible can help you get adequate compensation so you can start building your life back as soon as possible.
  • Insurance companies and negligent companies have their own lawyers.

    You’ll be outmatched if you try to take on the liable companies on your own. Insurance companies have seen cases like yours multiple times, yet they have lawyers on their side. You need to have a lawyer on your side to stand a chance of winning your case.
  • You could have multiple claims

    The accident can cut across many maritime injury laws and claims. An attorney can help you handle all of them.
There’s no reason to delay contacting us. At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, you will only pay for our services if we win your case. So, you will lose nothing. Take advantage of our free, no-obligation consultation to get clear answers and the expert advice you need.

What Compensation Is Available for Oilfield Accident Cases?

Factors such as the type of injury you suffered and the type(s) of claim affect the compensation you can receive. But, generally, you can recover the following damages:

Get Answers and Compassionate Representation From Our Experienced Oilfield Accident Lawyers

Whatever the cause of your oilfield accident and the injuries you have suffered, the oilfield accident lawyers at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers are here for you. We have a proven track record of providing our clients with stellar representation in oilfield accident cases. From our decades of experience representing our clients, we know the challenges in oilfield accidents, and we know how to surmount them.

When the stakes are high, you can count on us to fight tirelessly to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. Our lawyers are fierce advocates, whether in the courtroom or at the negotiation table, and we will stop at nothing to get you maximum compensation for your injuries. You can trust our reputation for excellence, integrity, and commitment to winning, even when the odds are against you. Contact us today and discover the difference our skilled attorneys can make in your case and recovery.

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