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Oil Field Accidents & Explosions

Oil Field Accident & Explosion Attorney

Were you injured while working on the Eagle Ford Shale?

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an oil field accident or while working on the Eagle Ford Shale, you can take legal action with the help of an Austin personal injury attorney from The Daspit Law Firm. Our lead attorney, John Daspit, has years of experience as a former defense lawyer working for Fulbright & Jaworski, which is known as one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world. Additionally, Attorney Daspit has spent thousands of hours working on high-profile litigation matters, including the post-BP refinery explosion in 2005.

As one of the most seasoned litigators in Austin, Texas, our lead attorney has successfully represented numerous victims of oil field explosions, drilling accidents, and other injury-causing incidents involving oil and gas operations. Our knowledge of your rights under the law, our understanding of the energy sector, and how both of these influence your oil field accident case can help us generate the best possible outcome for our clients.

Dedicated to Helping Injured Workers & Their Families

The oil and gas industry is arguably one of the most lucrative fields of employment. In fact, Texas was the site of the first boom of oil and gas extraction once oil was discovered. Today, Texas is still one of the top oil-producing states in the world and is known around the globe as one of the most profitable locations for oil and gas extraction.

The energy sector in Texas provides many employment opportunities for hardworking Americans residing in Austin, Houston, Beaumont, and surrounding areas. Though safety of its employees is one of the primary concerns in the hazardous industry, serious accidents can still occur when employers or oil field operators value profit over abiding by safety regulations.

Common oil field accidents can include:

  • Oil rig failure, collapse, explosion, or blowout
  • Water truck accidents or explosions
  • Industrial machinery failure, leading to electrocution, fire, or explosion
  • Workers getting struck, crushed, or killed by vehicles or industrial machinery
  • Failure to impose or recognize safety standards
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations
  • Negligent drilling, operation, or maintenance, leading to blow-ins, explosions, or collapse

Many injured oil workers or surviving family members come to our office during a turning point in their lives. We understand how devastated you may be and can assure you that we handle every case personally as if it were our very own. You deserve nothing but respect and privacy during this time, and we wish to represent you effectively and wholeheartedly.

Call Our Austin Injury Lawyer for a Free Case Consultation

We know that this may be a life-changing experience for you, so let us help you by guiding you toward receiving the maximum benefits allowed under personal injury laws, wrongful death claims, or workers' compensation.

We can sit down with you or your family to discuss your case during a free case consultation. Call The Daspit Law Firm today to speak our compassionate lawyer.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • Corey did a good job with everything from start to finish. I would definitely use Corey again!

    “Me and my little brother were recently in a car accident in midtown. My brother didn't get hurt but I wasn't as lucky.”

    Leslie N.

  • This is the best law practice in the whole world !!

    “This is the best law practice in the whole world !! They made it so easy for me and my wife to get back our lives after my accident. I was worried day and night about my family, how would we keep our house, feed the kids, pay for college? They walked us through everything and took care of us, my wife said it was the smartest thing I ever did besides marry her.”

    Thomas L.

  • I was fortunate to have chosen Daspit Law Firm to represent my family.

    “I was fortunate to have chosen Daspit Law Firm to represent my family. Many messy details regarding a wreck became our big nightmare. Had nearly given up if it wasn't for the persistence and support provided here. Daspit law guided us through a process that no longer seems foreign. An eye for detail, and their diligent effort resulted in everything we had hoped for. Want to thank the entire team again, for helping my family and going the extra mile to prove our case. Lita”

    Micalita S.

  • Its no surprise with this team we won my case! Thank you so much! xoxo

    “I just can't believe how amazing my experience with Daspit Law and Jeff was. Jeff was really hands on and really made me feel special. Not only was Jeff amazing but the pretty young lady Maria came and picked me up when ever I needed to come into the office. Its no surprise with this team we won my case! Thank you so much! xoxo”

    Veronica S.

  • I was beyond pleased with my outcome at Daspit Law Firm and specifically Brandon!

    “I was beyond pleased with my outcome at Daspit Law Firm and specifically Brandon! I couldn't believe how easy he made things! In fact the everyone I dealt with was very helpful and went the extra step! I will definitively refer others!”

    Stephanie S.