Oil Rig Explosion Lawyer

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Millions and Millions Won for Workers Injured in Oil Rig Explosions and Fires

Our oil rig explosion attorneys are privileged to assist injured offshore and maritime workers throughout the United States with a focus in Texas and Louisiana. Oil and gas employees and other maritime workers working offshore are often exposed to dangerous working conditions that can lead to oil rig explosions and fires. From malfunctions on oil rigs to maintenance issues with vessels and land-based machinery, it is frightening to think about just how many risks offshore and maritime workers truly face on a day-to-day basis.

Unfortunately, these risks too often lead to life-changing and fatal accidents. While many oil rig explosions and fires are the tragic result of bottom-line thinking at the oil and gas companies, many more result from simple mistakes and unexpected equipment failures. From electrical issues to massive oil spills, there are countless dangers that can change people’s lives forever in the blink of an eye.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or tragically killed in an oil rig explosion or oilfield accident, you should contact our experienced oil rig attorney for a free, confidential consultation to discuss your legal rights as soon as possible before they are jeopardized by an employer or insurance company.

Handling Oil Rig Explosion Claims Throughout the United States

  • Hundreds of Cases Won in Excess of $1 Billion

  • Help With All Types of Oil Rig Explosions

  • A Track Record of Success

  • No Fee Unless We Win!

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    Experienced Oil Rig Explosion Lawyers for Explosion and Fire Victims and Their Families

    At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, our oil rig explosion lawyers are aggressive advocates for individuals and families who are suffering due to maritime injuries and loss of life resulting from oil rig explosions and fires. We have extensive experience handling offshore injury and wrongful death claims, and we have the skills and resources necessary to take on the big oil and gas companies doing offshore business in the Gulf of Mexico. With offices near downtown Houston, we represent oil rig explosion and fire victims and their families throughout the Gulf region, and our top-rated oil rig explosion attorneys are available now to stand up for your legal rights.

    Common injuries after oil rig explosions and fires include:

    No Fee Unless We Win

    At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, we understand the hardships of trying to heal and make sense of an accident. That is why we work on a contingency fee basis, which means no fee unless we win the case. Our fee is a percentage of the verdict or settlement we obtain for you.

    Common Causes of Oil Rig Explosions and Fires

    Without question, one of the worst and most well-known explosions in the Gulf of Mexico was the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Eleven oil rig workers died and millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf. Investigators ultimately attributed the Deepwater Horizon explosion to a number of different contributing factors, ranging from a top-down de-emphasis of safety protocols to the misinterpretation of pressure test results following sealing of the well.

    Along with these types of mistakes, a wide range of other issues continue to lead to offshore and other maritime explosions and fires every year. Some of the most common causes include:

    • Oil rig equipment malfunctions, including valves, alarms, separators, blowout preventers
    • Electrical fires
    • Oil and gas leaks
    • Blowouts
    • Engine room failures
    • Lack of adequate safety measures
    • Employer and employee negligence

    Regardless of the cause, as a offshore worker (or the close relative of a offshore worker who was killed in an explosion or fire), there are special laws that may entitle you to recover significant financial compensation for your losses.

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    Compensation for Victims of Oil Rig Injuries

    Laws like the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Death on the High Seas Act provide special protections for oil rig workers and their families. Recognizing the dangers that maritime and offshore workers face on a daily basis, in many cases, these laws provide for no-fault compensation. This means that victims and their families are often entitled to compensation regardless of the cause of the explosion or fire. However, these laws also allow for fault-based claims, and in many cases filing a fault-based claim is necessary in order to recover full compensation. At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, a Houston oil rig explosion lawyer will help you seek the largest possible settlement or verdict for your losses. We will take on the responsible parties to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. To learn more about your legal rights, schedule a free consultation today.

    Schedule a Free Consultation at Morrow & Sheppard Law Firm Today

    Our oil rig explosion attorneys have extensive experience representing injured oil rig workers and their families throughout the United States. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or tragically killed in an oil rig explosion or fire, you may be entitled to compensation. Act now to protect your legal rights by calling (800) 489-2216. You may also request a free and confidential consultation online.

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      Practice Areas We Handle

      Our experienced Houston personal injury attorneys want to understand your unique situation so we can provide legal guidance that will help you obtain a favorable result. We have experience handling a wide variety of personal injury cases. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation, contact us today! You don’t pay us unless we win your case.

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      Maritime Lawsuit
      Traumatic Brain Injury – Oilfield Injury
      Oil & Gas Burn Injury

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