Texas Oilfield Accident Attorney

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  • $11,329,500

    $6,755,449 to Client

    Wrongful Death
    Wrongful Death
    Gross: $11,329,500.00
    Fees: $4,531,800.00
    Expenses: $41,751.38
    Net: $6,755,448.62
  • $5,924,630

    $3,457,992 to Client

    Wrongful Death
    Wrongful Death
    Gross Amount: $5,924,630.00
    Legal Fees: $2,369,854.40
    Expenses: $96,790.05
    To Client: $3,457,991.55
  • $3,776,500

    $2,503,857 to Client

    Wrongful Death
    Negligence/ Wrongful Death
    Gross: $3,776,500
    Fees: $1,258,707
    Exp: $13,917
    To Client: $2,503,857
  • $2,092,500

    $747,038 to Client

    Wrongful Death
    Wrongful Death
    Gross:  $2,092,500.00
    Fees:  $837,000.00
    Expenses: $7,961.64
    Net: $747,038.36
  • $2,019,751

    $1,173,599 to Client

    Breach of Contract
    Breach of Contract
    Gross: $2,019,751
    Fees: $673,183
    Expenses: $172,968
    To Client: $1,173,599

Texas Oilfield Accident Attorney

The oil industry in Texas is booming. Growing interest in the industry resulted in a demand for thousands of oilfield workers. While this might be good for the Texas economy, oil well workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Every day, workers risk serious injury or even death.

Oilfields require the use of many unpredictable and potentially dangerous materials. While some oilfield accidents are unfortunately uncontrollable, many accidents occur when another party neglects to adequately provide its workers with as safe of an environment as possible. Too often, a liable party does not consider the safety of their workers as a top priority.

If you or someone you know has sustained serious injuries due to an oil accident, you may be entitled to collect damages and compensation for the pain you have endured. The parties who caused your accident should be held liable for the pain they have caused. By calling a Texas oilfield accident attorney today, you are protecting yourself, your assets, and your loved ones.

How does an oilfield injury claim work?

If you or someone you know has sustained serious injuries in an oilfield accident, you must first seek immediate medical care. Even if you do not believe that you have sustained any major injuries, remember that your health is your top priority. Once you have been cleared by your medical providers, be sure to gather all of your medical records and prescriptions. Next, take the following steps:

  • If you have not already, seek medical attention and collect all of your medical records.
  • Gather as much evidence from the scene of the accident as you can. An attorney can do this on your behalf.
  • Make an official report.
  • File a legal claim with your insurance company.
  • Contact a Texas oilfield attorney. They will be able to handle the remainder of the legal steps, such as filing the actual lawsuit, hearings, depositions, and the trial.
Do I need a Texas oilfield accident attorney?

If you or someone you know has been injured in an oilfield accident, it is possible that you are entitled to receive compensation. Attorneys at the Reyna Law Firm are here to fight on your behalf. We work tirelessly to obtain justice for those who have been injured in an oilfield accident by no fault of their own.

After an oilfield accident, do not speak to anyone or sign anything until you have spoken to a Texas oilfield attorney. Insurance companies and liable parties will do everything they can to argue that they are not responsible for your accident. After you are injured, they likely will try to get you to sign disclosure stating that they are not responsible for your accident or try to reach a settlement with you. By speaking with an experience Texas oilfield accident lawyer at the Reyna Law Firm, you are not only working to obtain justice against those who are responsible for your accident, but you will be able to hand your case off to a team of dedicated attorneys who will fight to receive compensation for the pain you have suffered.

If you or someone you know has been in an oilfield accident, contact a Texas oilfield accident attorney today. They will evaluate your case and give you the counsel you need.

Types of Oilfield Injuries that Occur in Texas

Oilfield accidents can result in many types of serious injuries. Common accidents include, but are not limited to:

Explosions: Explosions are the most devastating types of accidents that happen on an oilfield. They can be fatal to those nearby and can cause harm to many people at once.

Blowouts in drilling operations: A blowout happens when crude oil or natural gas escapes from an oil or gas well.

Exposure to toxins: Toxic chemicals in the air can cause extremely serious respiratory damage.

Trips, slips, and falls: Falling in or around an oil rig can cause serious injury or even death.

Vehicle accidents: Maneuvering an oilfield requires the use of different vehicles, including trucks, aircrafts, and boats.

Defective machinery: A machine may not be working properly, posing a significant threat to anyone using it.

These types of accidents can cause serious injuries, including burns, amputations, brain trauma, lung and respiratory damage, head injuries, and even death. Due to the nature of the work, some drilling accidents are not preventable. But often, these types of serious accidents are caused by the negligence of others. By talking to a Texas oilfield accident attorney, you will be able to hold the negligent parties responsible for the harm they have caused.

How will a Texas oilfield accident attorney help me?

After enduring a disastrous oilfield accident, we know the absolute last thing you want to be doing is fighting those who are responsible for your accident. At the Reyna Law Firm, we navigate the legal process so you don’t have to. By hiring a Texas oilfield accident lawyer, you are taking the first step to obtaining justice. Your attorney can investigate what happened and build your case so you can focus your time and energy on recovering from the accident.

At the Reyna Injury Lawyers, we are committed to fighting for our clients. Oilfield accidents should not happen, and we demand accountability from the parties who are responsible for your accident. We will walk beside you every step of the way. By scheduling a free consultation with a Texas oilfield accident lawyer, you will be able to hand off your case to a skilled team of attorneys who will work diligently to receive compensation for the injuries you have sustained.

Texas Oilfield injury statistics

According to the CDC, between the years 2003-2013, there were a total of 1,189 deaths in the oil and gas extraction industry, which averages to 108 deaths every single year. Of these fatalities, two-thirds were attributed to transportation incidents and contact with objects or equipment. The remainder of fatalities were caused by fires or explosions, falls or trips, exposure to harmful substances, and more.

Further, most of these fatal accidents happen in Texas, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the Bureau estimates that approximately 1,500 nonfatal accidents happen every year to oilfield workers.

These statistics demonstrate just how dangerous oilfield accidents can be. Of course, the oil and gas industry has particular safety standards to try to lessen the number of accidents that happen. However, these standards are not always followed as strictly as they should be. If you have suffered from an oilfield accident ,filing a lawsuit with the assistance of a Texas oilfield accident lawyer can help you determine who is liable for your accident and how you can obtain compensation for your losses.

Texas Insurance laws regarding oilfield accidents

After a tragic oilfield accident, it is likely that the liable company will try to offer you a settlement in order to resolve the accident with no further consequences on their part.

A Texas oilfield accident attorney can help you evaluate the value of the settlement offer. A lawyer can compare the settlement offer against the damages you have endured and provide guidance to you.

The settlement offer may not be enough to cover everything you have lost in the accident. If that is the case, an attorney can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf to increase what the insurance company will offer. If you decide to take the liable party to court, a Texas oilfield lawyer will be with you every step of the way.

Why choose our firm?

At the Reyna Injury Lawyers, we know the last thing you want to be worried about after a catastrophic oil field accident is figuring out how to navigate the legal system. We fight the liable companies and work to obtain compensation so you can focus on healing. We wish these types of accidents never happened, but we will do everything we can to obtain justice for your accident.

Common Questions about Oilfield Accident Injury Claims
Oilfield accidents can be catastrophic. Explosions and blowouts are a major threat to anyone working in the oil industry. Even with proper safety protocol, rigs can explode and harm hundreds of individuals at a time. Other accidents can be caused by exposure to harmful chemicals, resulting in burns, respiratory damage, and more. Trips and falls, though common accidents, can cause serious injury or even death. Further, machinery can be defective, which poses a threat to anyone using it. Oilfield accidents can cause burns, amputations, brain trauma, serious head injuries, and unfortunately, death.
If you have been injured in an oilfield accident, you must first seek medical care. These types of accidents are extremely dangerous, so even if you do not feel as though you have sustained any serious injuries, you should be cleared by a medical provider first. After the accident, it is likely that a representative of the oil company will arrive and will want to speak with you. They might try to get you to sign away your legal rights, or might even try to blame the accident on you. Avoid talking with anyone or signing anything until you have spoken with a Texas oilfield accident attorney first. Your attorney will be able to guide you through this process. With the help of a Texas oilfield accident attorney, you will be able to file your lawsuit, negotiate with insurance companies and liable parties, and argue your case in order to receive compensation.
If you or a loved one was injured in an oilfield accident, speaking directly with a Texas oilfield accident attorney can help you sort out the next steps. A Texas oilfield accident lawyer will be able to investigate the scene of the accident and discover evidence that may have otherwise been missed. An attorney will fight the liable companies for you and work to recover damages, such as medical bills, loss of past or future wages, and other damages relating to the accident.
If you have a loved one who died due to an oilfield accident, you can still act on their behalf. The individual’s parents, spouse, or children are able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the liable party. A Texas oilfield accident lawyer will work to recover damages related to your loved one’s death, such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and funeral expenses.

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    Reyna Injury Lawyers are the best!  It is difficult to find an attorney that is truly concerned about your well being through difficult times.  I was in a motor vehicle accident in 2015.  The firm quickly handled my claim and guided me through the process every step of the way.  I would recommend them to anyone every single time!

    Carol M.
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    This Law Firm is very impressive and I highly recommend them and their staff .  I felt extremely comfortable working with them throughout the entire case. They are truly first class and really care about the clients they work with. Thanks for all the help JR!

    J. Stevenson
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    I was seriously injured in a commercial accident.  Reyna Injury Lawyers hired the necessary experts to help prove my case and they were able to get me a court settlement that took care of all of my medical bills and my financial needs.  I highly recommend Reyna Injury Lawyers to anyone who is looking for a serious personal injury attorney.

    R.R.
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    This Law Firm is excellent.  My elderly father was in a car accident earlier this year and suffered some personal injuries.  Juan Reyna and his assistant Arnie Medina guided my father through his rights within the legal system and the insurance claims process.  They settlement my father’s case, and my father was very pleased.  We do not know how we would have managed without them.  I highly recommend Reyna Injury Lawyers for any injury claim!

    J.S.
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    My husband was seriously and permanently injured by an oil company vehicle.  Reyna Injury Lawyers sued the company and got my family a significant recovery that took care of our future financial needs.  If you have been involved in a serious accident, I very much recommend the Reyna Injury Lawyers to handle your case!

    M.R.
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    Mr. Reyna represented my wife in a personal injury case.  She was hit from behind an 18 wheeler and the insurance company denied much of the medical bills.  Mr. Reyna personally met with the insurance company executive and worked out a settlement much higher then she expected.  Mr. Reyna and his staff are kind and professional.  Two thumbs up!

    Edward G.

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