West Virginia Oil & Gas Accident Attorney
Injured? Seek proven representation today!
Marcellus Shale gas drilling is a hard-working, industrial activity. There
are often a large number of workers needed during drilling and exploration.
Employers often ignore work safety precautions, fail to provide adequate
training or take shortcuts to save money, increasing the likelihood of
As a result, there have been reports of on the job injuries caused by blowouts
and explosions. Often serious work site accidents are caused by negligence
on the part of the employer or drill operators.
Types of Drilling Accident-Related Injuries
A small group of workers are needed for the pre-drilling activities, such
as locating a well, leasing land, surveying, and permitting . The majority
of workers are needed during the drilling phase, which is sometimes referred
to as "the boom." The workers build pipeline infrastructure,
operate heavy equipment and bore the well.
The longer the laborers are at a well site, the greater the chances are
of a serious injury. If you have suffered a serious
personal injury as a result of a fire or explosion from the drilling of an oil and gas
well, there may have been violations of workplace safety rules or
OSHA that caused your injuries.
West Virginia Drilling Accident Attorney
The West Virginia personal injury attorneys at the Fitzsimmons Law Firm
PLLC have a goal of providing excellent legal service through the use
of their resources and our experience. They will work to fight for your
rights and interests. You may be entitled to compensation for your
drilling related injury, and the attorneys at the firm will aggressively fight
for a settlement that you deserve. In the past, they have obtained millions
of dollars in compensation for their clients, resulting in a total of
over half a billion in
Contact a West Virginia drilling accident attorney to file a claim for compensation if you've been injured.