Gas Explosions and Fires

Gas drilling accidents are often very serious situations that occur when a piece of equipment or machinery part fails to function properly, or when an oil or gas field worker displays negligence and does not take the proper precautions to prevent an accident from occurring. A common consequence of a gas drilling accident is explosions and fires that arise due to heated chemicals or materials, or natural gas explosions that occur when cracks in the ground cause an upsurge of combustible natural gas that comes into contact with a heat source sufficient to ignite the gas.

Compensation for Gas Drilling Accidents

Explosions and fires that result from gas drilling accidents often cause very serious thermal or chemical burn injuries. While many oil and natural gas field workers may be able to seek compensation through workers compensation benefits, some may face additional challenges when their employers or the responsible parties take unethical measures to avoid paying deserved compensation to those who have been injured on the job. A skilled gas drilling accident attorney can aggressively pursue your need for financial compensation from these unethical entities.

Common Injuries from Explosions and Fires

The Fitzsimmons Law Firm is an established group of effective legal professionals who have gained a respectable reputation in the field of personal injury law, as well as with those residents of West Virginia who have been injured in explosions and fires caused by the negligence of another. The firm focuses on providing aggressive top-level advocacy and representation that has been proven to get results in terms of verdicts and settlements that offer substantial payouts to injury victims. When you have been injured at the hands of another's negligence, it is critical that you seek the assistance of a professional who can secure the financial sums required to supply you and your family with security and peace-of-mind throughout your injury and recovery.


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