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The oil & gas industry is vital to the Texas economy, and we’re the largest energy producer in the United States. The nation depends on us to run.
Field hands are vital, but the oilfield is unfortunately injuries can be distressingly common on the oilfield. While the majority of oil & gas companies will take care of their employees after injury, some bad apples won’t.
If you were injured in an oilfield accident, you don’t have to suffer alone. You may be able to file a third-party claim, and Biggs & Greenslade can help.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and let us help you figure out the best way for you to make a full recovery.
Mr. Biggs is a former marine and district prosecutor with hundreds of hours of trial experience under his belt. He fights for his clients to ensure they get the best legal counsel possible.
Mr. Greenslade began his career defending insurance companies. Now, he works for the other side, helping his clients get fair compensation for their injuries.
Ms. Northcutt is a former prosecutor who has worked defending some of the most vulnerable citizens. She brings that experience to ensure her clients are protected now and in the future.
What you do immediately after a workplace injury, especially if you work on the oilfield, is vital to your case. In instances like this, your employer may do the right thing. They may not, and if they choose to fight you, you need to be careful.
Report the accident to your immediate supervisor as soon as possible. Preferably, do it right after the accident. That’s not always possible, but you should do it as soon as you can.
Get a family physician that you trust to examine you. Your workplace may offer to send you to a doctor. It’s best that you do not take them up on their offer, even if it sounds generous. The information collected by the company doctor may ultimately be used against you.
Do not return to work while you’re recovering from your injuries. Your workplace may pressure you to return sooner than you are ready. Resist this pressure. Returning to work before fully healed may make your injuries worse and be used against you should you file a claim.
You should always contact an oilfield injury attorney after your accident. They can help you discover if your employer has worker’s compensation insurance or if you’ll need to pursue a 3rd party claim.
What was once a nice relationship can turn ugly after a workplace accident. We’ve seen it happen dozens of times.
As soon as an employer is threatened, they cut off their employee and try to prevent them from getting compensation for their injuries.
Some companies will stop at nothing to avoid paying their fair share. They may:
Fighting an oil & gas company by yourself can make you feel like David squaring off against Goliath. With the help of the oilfield accident attorneys at Biggs & Greenslade, we can even the odds.
Contact our offices today to schedule your free consultation.
If you were injured in a workplace accident, the attorneys at Biggs & Greenslade will fight to ensure you get fairly compensated.
A workplace injury can leave you stuck with thousands of dollars worth of medical bills. We’ll fight to ensure you get compensation for all of your medical expenses–now and in the future.
Your injuries may have forced you to miss work. You may be unable to work in the future. Biggs & Greenslade will get you compensation for both situations.
In some cases, judges and juries award compensation for the physical and emotional pain and suffering the plaintiff endured. We’ll fight for that compensation.
If your accident causes permanent injury or disfigurement, you’re entitled to compensation. Biggs & Greenslade will fight to get you all that you deserve.
The nature of your accident and your injuries will determine the type and amount of compensation you can get, and we’ll fight for everything you deserve.
At your initial consultation, you’ll meet with a Biggs & Greenslade attorney to discuss your accident and your injuries. We’ll help you determine if your employer has worker’s compensation or whether you can file a 3rd party claim.
Should you choose to pursue a personal injury suit, we’ll fight to ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.