Offshore Injury Lawyer
Protect Your Vital Legal Rights with an Offshore Injury Lawyer from The
Doan Law Firm
Working on offshore oil rigs is hazardous business. Although a great deal
of media attention is paid to major oil rig incidents, like Deep Water
Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico off the shores of Louisiana, these catastrophes
represent only the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to offshore
oil rig accidents.
During the decade ending in 2013, the last 10 year period in which a full
set of statistics is available, a shocking 1,200 offshore oil workers
were killed in rig accidents. In addition, thousands of other hard-working
men and women were injured in offshore oil rig accidents, sometimes seriously so.
If you have been injured in an offshore rig accident, an offshore injury
lawyer from The Doan Law Firm, at (800) 349-0000, is available to meet
with you and discuss your legal rights. You can call us, any time of the
day or night, and schedule an initial consultation right away and at your
Common Types of Offshore Oil Rig Accidents
Due to the dangerous nature of offshore oil rigs, the types and extent
of accidents on platforms are significant. Although accidents on offshore
oil rigs come in many forms, common types of accident on deep sea platforms include:
- slippery decks
- flammable materials
- negligent supervision
- improper training
- manufacturing defects
Common Types of Offshore Oil Rig Injuries
The facts and circumstances surrounding an offshore oil rig accident dictate
the types of injuries a victim of this type of accident is likely to sustain.
With that said, there are a number of injuries commonly associated with
an offshore oil rig accident:
- fire burns
- lacerations and puncture wounds
- broken bones
- shattered bones
- traumatic brain injury
- spinal cord damage
- internal injuries
- chemical burns
If you have suffered any one of these types of injuries, other injuries,
or a combination of them, you best protect your legal interests by taking
a proactive stance in retaining the services of a Doan Law Firm offshore
injury lawyer at (800) 349-0000.
Who is Responsible for Offshore Oil Rig Injuries?
Determining what parties are responsible for your losses, damages, and
injuries in an offshore oil rig accident case can be complicated. The
complexity of this issue underscores the necessity of retaining the services
of a skilled, experienced, tenacious offshore injury lawyer.
Examples of potentially responsible parties in an offshore oil rig accident
- equipment manufacturers
- oil pipeline or transport company
- oil or gas refinery
- other third party contractors
- other employees
Doan Injury Offshore Injury Lawyer and Compensation for Your Losses
An offshore injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm will be tireless in striving
to optimize compensation in your case. The reality is that in most offshore
oil rig accidents, an injured victim is entitled to financial compensation
not only for existing losses, but also for those a person reasonably can
anticipate to face in the future.
In addition, you may be entitled to punitive damages. Punitive damages
represent additional money awarded to you because of particularly reckless
or egregious conduct by the party or parties that caused the accident.
Doan Law Firm Offshore Injury Lawyer Fees
The Doan Law Firm makes an offshore injury lawyer fee commitment to you
the moment we begin representing you in your case. At The Doan Law Firm,
we never charge a client like you an offshore injury lawyer fee until
we obtain a favorable settlement or judgment for you.
Hire a Fighter: Retain an Offshore Injury Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm Today
The Doan Law Firm Offshore Injury Lawyer hotline, at (800) 349-0000, is
staffed around the clock, 365 days a year, including on all major holidays.
You can call us right now, or at any time that is convenient for you,
and schedule an initial consultation with a skilled, experienced offshore
We are a nationwide law firm, with offices across the country. We can schedule
an appointment with you at any of our offices. We can meet with you are
your home or another location that is convenient for you. If necessary,
we can also arrange a virtual consultation with you via the Internet.
At an initial consultation, we will discuss strategies designed to obtain
the justice you deserve in your case. We will provide you an evaluation
of your claim. You will get answers to any questions you may have regarding
your accident and injuries. There is no cost to you for an initial consultation.