The gas drilling industry is one of the most dangerous industries. Drilling sites are hotbeds of activity, with a continual flow of trucks, machinery, heavy equipment, toxic chemicals, and drilling equipment everywhere in sight. All it takes is one mishap or error in judgment or communication for an accident to occur. Even a so-called minor accident may result in serious injury or death.
If you were injured in a gas drilling accident, it is essential to preserve your rights for compensation. Tiano O’Dell, a Charleston-based law firm, has been representing victims of gas drilling accidents and other industrial accidents for two decades. It is highly advisable to speak to a West Virginia personal injury attorney, especially if you have been offered a settlement. Compensation may far exceed the amount that you have been offered. Tiano O’Dell offers a complimentary and confidential case review to discuss your legal options and possible courses of action.
Gas Drilling Accidents
Gas drilling accidents may have various causes, including:
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Unsafe working environment
- Working environment not in compliance with required safety regulations
- Falls from working on heightened drilling equipment
- Methane gas exposure and explosions
- Fires and explosions
- Pressurized pipe explosions
- Chemical spills
- Endless list of potential causes
If you were injured in a gas drilling accident that was caused by the negligence or malfeasance of another, make sure to preserve your right to compensation. Discuss your case with a knowledgeable and experienced gas drilling accidents attorney. The attorneys at Tiano O’Dell have been named as Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association in addition to being designated as West Virginia Super Lawyers. Even in cases where Worker’s Compensation benefits cover an employee for injuries, there are many cases where a personal injury claim may be successfully pursued. For example, certain third parties such as contractors and manufacturers may be held responsible for their negligent conduct. Speak to your attorney for details.
Complimentary Case Review with West Virginia Drilling Accidents Attorney, No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
If you experienced injuries in a gas drilling accident, it is essential for you to ascertain and preserve your rights. Discuss your case with an experienced West Virginia personal injury attorney. Tiano O’Dell represents clients who were injured in gas drilling and other industrial accidents. Compensation may include medical expenses, rehabilitation, lost income, pain and suffering, and property damage.
Although most cases are settled out of court by thorough negotiations with the insurance carrier or other responsible party, each case is also simultaneously prepared for trial. We are ready to fight for you to obtain the maximum compensation possible. To schedule your complimentary, confidential appointment with a Tiano O’Dell attorney, call (304) 720-6700.