February 2, 2017 • Uncategorized

What are my legal rights as an Oilfield Worker?

Working in the oilfields can be challenging, lucrative and, unfortunately, hazardous. Fortunately, those in the industry who suffer physical harm have certain rights, but it will take proper legal representation to sort out these legal protections and ensure that they are enforced. This type of assistance is available from an Austin oilfield accident lawyer. The […]

Read More


January 16, 2017 • Uncategorized

What are the most common causes of wrongful deaths in Texas?

The death of a loved one caused by the negligence of another is a horrific event that none of us want to deal with. Unfortunately, this happens too often in Corpus Christi, Texas. Here are the most common causes of wrongful death and what can be done about it. The most common causes in Corpus […]

Read More

January 10, 2017 • Uncategorized

What should I do if I was a victim of a hit and run accident?

Even when all parties are cooperative, a car accident is a harrowing ordeal. In addition to the shock at the time of the accident, physical pain and injury can haunt victims for years afterward. If you are a pedestrian who was hit and run, you have rights to pursue justice. Leaving the scene of an […]

Read More

December 26, 2016 • Uncategorized

I was injured in an oilfield accident, do I have a case?

The short answer to this question yes, given that it can be proven the accident was caused while performing job-related duties. Worker’s compensation covers all of the medical bills and will also provide wage replacement at two-thirds of gross income level. The problem is that oilfield workers often experience very serious debilitating injuries as well […]

Read More

December 19, 2016 • Uncategorized

What We Know About The Corpus Christi Water Contamination

On Wednesday evening, December 14th, Corpus Christi residents were directed not to shower or drink the tap water after a chemical found it’s way to the city’s water supply. The contaminant was from an emulsifying agent, Indulin AA86, of which anywhere from 3 to 24 gallons of the chemical got into the city’s water supply […]

Read More

December 16, 2016 • Uncategorized

What Should I Do If I Am Injured In An Oil Field Accident?

Oilfield accidents are common occurrences and many times the workers are injured while there is no immediate supervision around. Knowing what to do in the vent of an accident is always important in dangerous working conditions like those in oilfields, even if you are not the individual who is injured. Many times the injured worker […]

Read More

December 12, 2016 • Uncategorized

Fatal Accident. One Oilfield Worker Dies.

In April 2016, an equipment-related accident caused the death of an oilfield worker in West Texas. These deaths have increased as a result of the increase in fracking and oil extraction in U.S. oil producing states like Texas, Oklahoma, Montana, North and South Dakota, New Mexico, Utah, Louisiana, Wyoming, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Pennsylvania. The […]

Read More

November 30, 2016 • Uncategorized

Is It Possible To Sue A County Or City?

Residents could not sue a city or county for personal injury in Texas before the Texas Tort Claims Act of 1969. Individuals who attempted to file suit against a government entity before the act were halted in their tracks as the state would protect the city or county in question by claiming “sovereign immunity.” Now, […]

Read More

November 18, 2016 • Uncategorized

Can People With Spinal Cord Injury Ever Fully Recover?

For victims of spinal cord injury, the path to recovery is narrow and often impassable. Some damage is simply too extensive to heal on its own and modern surgical techniques are only able to fix so much. Unfortunately, many people who suffer from this kind of malady feel the effects for many years or even […]

Read More