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Legal Assistance After An Oil Field Injury

Oil field work is dangerous. Texas newspapers and news websites are littered with stories about workers who have been injured or killed in oil field-related accidents. Indeed, our state is responsible for more than 40 percent of all U.S. oil field deaths.*

A number of factors contribute to this scenario. The energy boom in Texas has given rise to numerous oil wells and derricks. Many of them are managed and staffed by inexperienced personnel. The work is inherently dangerous — explosions and equipment malfunctions are inevitable, so even the most seasoned workers are at risk.

If you have been injured in any accident involving oil field premises or vehicles, it is important to consult with a qualified lawyer. For more than 30 years, Mark A. Di Carlo has provided representation to oil field workers in Corpus Christi and throughout southern Texas. Mark has developed the skills necessary to help injury victims fight for maximum compensation for medical expenses and related concerns. Mark is committed to his clients and their families, and he has been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as one of our nation's Top 100 Trial Lawyers, underscoring the accomplishments he has achieved on behalf of the individuals he represents.

When You Need Legal Help

Mark and his staff represent people injured in various oil field accidents, including:

  • Malfunctioning oil field equipment
  • Oil field truck accidents
  • Fire and burn injuries
  • Explosions
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Defective safety equipment

The firm thoroughly investigates oil field accidents to determine the cause and to identify liable parties. Mr. Di Carlo aggressively pursues maximum compensation for our clients' medical bills, wage loss, pain and suffering, and other hardships.

Third-Party Liability Claims

Who is responsible for your oil field accident injury? Employers are usually protected from lawsuits by workers' compensation insurance, but when a third party is responsible, the claim falls under personal injury law. Third-party claims or lawsuits may involve the manufacturers of defective machinery, negligent contractors and motor vehicle accidents involving parties outside the operation. At the firm, Mark and his staff can help you explore your legal options.

Let A Skilled Attorney Take The Lead In Your Injury Case

If you or someone close to you has been injured in an oil field accident in Texas, the law office of Mark A. Di Carlo is here to protect your rights and interests. Contact the office online or by telephone at 800-584-5798 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced oil field injury attorney in Corpus Christi, Texas.

*http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2014/02/24/321413.htm