The development of oil and gas shale production in Texas and in certain parts of the country in recent years has led to a boom in the industry and accelerated the drive to extract these resources in order to satisfy the demand for energy. While the shale industry has created thousands of jobs across the nation, the dangerous working environment and lack of safety measures for shale drilling activities has caused many injuries and fatalities for workers.
If you have been injured in an Eagle Ford, Barnett Shale, or another shale accident anywhere in the country, contact one of our shale injury lawyers in Corpus Christi for help. We are well-versed in claims involving injured shale workers and practical issues inherent to the industry, having represented injured workers throughout Texas. Whether you are a contractor, subcontractor, or another worker on site, call Brunkenhoefer P.C., Injury Attorneys to learn how we can help you.
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Drilling accidents in shale fields happen daily, and many are due to negligence factors that could have been prevented had proper safety measures been taken.
Shale injuries are often caused by:
You may be eligible to file for workers' compensation if you were injured on the job. If your injuries were caused by someone other than your employer (a third party), then you may qualify for additional benefits typically not provided under workers' compensation programs, such as pain and suffering.
If you have questions about filing a claim or if you would like to get started, don't hesitate to contact our Corpus Christi personal injury lawyers for a more detailed discussion about your shale drilling injuries.
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