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Busy Oilfields Leading To More Traffic Accidents in Permian Basin

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Odessa Accident Lawyers Dedicated to Serving the Texas Community The greater the traffic, the higher the risk for accidents to occur. Traffic accidents have skyrocketed on roads that see heavy oilfield traffic, which makes the Permian Basin area more dangerous for drivers on the roadways. In a recent article by Your Basin, James Beauchamp, President of Motran, a Midland-Odessa Transportation …

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Houston Man Victorious In Oilfield Injury Lawsuit

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Author: Mitch Grissim, Mitch Grissim & Associates Oilfield jobs are exceptionally dangerous. In fact, they can be among the most hazardous careers there are, right up there with construction work. When a worker gets hurt in an oilfield accident, workers’ compensation should kick in to cover their injuries and lost wages. Sometimes, however, the industry tries to cover up accidents …

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Common Examples Of Negligence In Oilfield Accidents

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It’s no secret that working at an oilfield is a dangerous job. Being around heavy machinery and working with powerful and unpredictable natural forces presents a natural risk, but that doesn’t mean you have no recourse should you be injured on the job. You’re still entitled to a reasonably safe working environment, just like everybody else. Accidents do still happen …

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What to Do When You’re Hurt on the Job

How to Tell if You Have a Workers’ Comp Claim

When you are hurt on the job, getting compensated and covered for your injuries so that you can recover and regain your life should be a simple process. Unfortunately, it’s all too often filled with denials of coverage, challenges and complicated back-and-forth. There are many pitfalls to avoid, and you want to be sure that you get it right so …

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How to Prevent Oil Field Accidents

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Oil and gas well drilling is a hot button issue these days—between protestors challenging dependence on fossil fuel and the process of fracking, and our continuing everyday need for these substances, there are a lot of complications. Even worse, there are all kinds of potential dangers on the job on the best of days, from the equipment and materials used …

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What to Know if You Are Hurt On The Job

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When you suffer an injury on the job, the last thing you should have to think about is whether your employer will pay for the medical bills you will incur to treat your injury.  Your Odessa workers comp attorney will help you throughout your case, but there are tips and tricks to help you along the way.  Here are 3 things …

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Our Work Injury Lawyer Discusses Cold Weather And Construction Sites

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We know it is not winter yet, but that does not mean you have to wait to prepare for the cold weather that is ahead of you. During the cold days on a construction site, everyone will be exposed to temperatures that are very low. Everyone can also be exposed to strong winds, wet grounds, and any other exposure that …

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Safety Is Always First: Tips On Avoiding Accidents On The Job

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If you work in the oil field, or if you are considering a job in the oil field, you likely know it can be a dangerous job. According to data provided by the United States Department of Labor, three out of every five on-site fatalities in the oil industry are caused by being struck by, caught in, or stuck between hazards. …

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3 Reasons Why You Need an Odessa Work Injury Lawyer

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While no one expects to sustain injuries at work, it can happen at any point in time. As frustrating as it might be trying to deal with your workplace injuries, it gets even more frustrating when your employer is trying to short you on your compensation claim. Don’t believe everything you are told about your claim. Here’s 3 reasons why …

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Oil Field Accident Attorney: Causes Of Oil Field Accidents

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Any job that is mainly outdoors and has to use complicated equipment can be seen as dangerous work. Working in an oilfield is not any different; workers are around various equipment and hazards every day. There are risks of being exposed to chemicals, accidents, and possibly fires and explosions. If any worker is involved in an oilfield accident, it will …

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Oil Field Accident Attorney Discusses Well Fire With Injuries

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An oil field worker from Odessa is hospitalized after a Ward County well fire on Tuesday, August 11. The County Sheriff stated that he responded to reports of the fire at approximately 2:30 p.m. A number of local volunteer fire departments also responded to the blaze, according to FireHouse.com. Possible Flash Fire According to the Ward County Sheriff, the well …

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