Optimize Compensation for Your Injuries with an Oil Field Injury Lawyer
An Oil Field Injury Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm Fights for Justice for You
Nearly a half a million people are employed in oil and gas extraction and
associated industries. With changes in the White House, the number of
individuals employed as workers in oil fields and in other aspects of
the oil and gas industry is expected to increase, according the U.S. Department of Labor.
According to the U.S. Occupational Safety Health Administration, an average
of about 70 oil and gas extraction workers are killed each year. This
represents a fatality rate seven times greater than that associated with
the overall industrial average.
In addition to workers killed in oil field and related accidents, thousands
of individuals are injured each year in oil and gas extraction incidents.
Many of these individuals sustain serious, life altering oil field injuries.
If you have been injured in an oil field accident, you need to fully understand
your legal rights and interests. This includes your right to retain an
oil field injury lawyer to optimize your compensation in an oil and gas
extraction accident. The oil field injury lawyer team at The Doan Law
Firm, at (800) 349-0000, stands ready to assist you in your case. The
only sure way to ensure that you optimize compensation in your oil field
accident case is through tenacious representation by a dedicated oil field
Compensatory Damages or Compensation in Your Oil Field Accident Case
A skilled oil field injury attorney from The Doan Law Firm will fight tirelessly
to ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled
in your case. The reality is that the exact extent of potential compensation
in your case depends on the circumstances surrounding your accident. Compensation
also is contingent upon the nature of your injuries.
With that understood, there exists certain types of losses, injuries, and
damages for which an oil field accident lawyer strives to obtain compensation
for a client. The compensation includes money for losses that include:
- medical bills and expenses
- pain and suffering
- mental anguish and emotional distress
- permanent disability
- permanent disfigurement
- lost wages
Odds are that your losses will continue indefinitely into the future. Reasonably
anticipated future expenses, losses, damages, and injuries necessitate
additional the need to seek and obtain additional compensation for you.
If you have sustained injuries in an oil field accident, you are likely
to require ongoing medical care and treatment. This may come in the form
of physical therapy and occupational therapy. In addition, your pain may
not abate any time soon.
You may not be able to return to work any time soon. Sadly, your injuries
may be such that you will never be able to return to the work you enjoyed
prior to your accident.
These all represent the types of losses for which you may be entitled to
compensation. An oil field injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm understands
the strategies to employ to ensure that you obtain appropriate compensation
for reasonably anticipated future losses.
Punitive Damages and Your Oil Field Injury Lawyer
Depending on the facts surrounding the accident that resulted in your oil
field injuries, you may be entitled to what are known as punitive or exemplary
damages. Punitive damages represent additional money awarded to you in
an oil field injury lawsuit. This type of compensation is ordered when
an oil field injury lawyer demonstrates that the conduct of the party
or parties causing the accident was particularly reckless or egregious.
Punitive damages serve a dual role. In addition to providing you additional
money in your case, punitive damages serve to punish the party that caused
an accident because of particularly egregious conduct.
Oil Feed Injury Lawyer Fees
An oil field injury attorney from The Doan Law Firm utilizes what is known
as a contingency fee agreement. With a contingency fee agreement, our
firm guarantees that you will never pay anything in the way of attorney
fees until an oil field injury lawyer from our firm obtains a favorable
settlement or judgment for you.
Retain an Oil Field Injury Lawyer
The Doan Law Firm maintains an oil field injury telephone hotline at (800)
349-0000 that is staffed 24 hours a day. You can call our firm 365 days
a year, including on all major holidays.
An oil field injury lawyer from our firm will schedule an initial consultation
with you immediately and at a time that is convenient for you. We are
a nationwide law firm, with offices located across the country. We also
can schedule an appointment in your home or at the hospital, depending
on your circumstances. An oil field injury lawyer from our firm can is
also able to schedule a virtual consultation with you. There is no fee
charged for an initial consultation.