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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 injury lawyer.

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.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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