While working in the oilfields may seem like a lucrative job occupation, it is also one of the most dangerous. In fact, according to a 2014 report drafted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of 101 fatalities that occurred that year within 14 states, 44 percent of those deaths occurred in the State of Texas, making it the state with the most deaths that occurred in the oil and gas industry.

Since Texas also shares the majority of the oil industry activity–around 47 percent–these kinds of accidents can certainly hit close to home.

At the Law Office of Ryan C. Solis, Ryan has worked hard for years to get the money that oilfield workers need to recover from such devastating incidents. If you or someone you love has been injured–or if a loved one has passed away–in an oilfield accident, let our McAllen oilfield accident attorney help you too.

The Causes of Oilfield Accidents

A 2018 report from the Kansas Journal of Medicine has opened eyes to the increasing number of injuries and deaths that occur in oilfields around the nation. In this report, the occupational fatality rate in the oil industry is four to seven times greater than other U.S. industries. 

From what the report determined, the majority of oilfield accidents that saw grievous injury or death came as a result of:

Every day, men and women working in the oilfields across Texas put their lives at risk to take care of their family. Ryan wants to help take care of those that have paid such an expensive price to make sure their loved ones are fed and happy.

Common Injuries that Happen in Oilfield Accidents

A wide variety of painful injuries occur from oilfield accidents that can be costly to treat, even well after the accident happened. Listed below are a few of the most common injuries that oil and gas industry workers sustain in their line of work:

Contact Ryan to Speak About Your Oil Field Accident Today

When your employer has failed in giving you the compensation and respect you deserve after an oilfield accident, let our McAllen oilfield accident attorney win it for you. Trust that with his years dedicated to serving the Rio Grande Valley, Ryan will get you the money you need to treat injuries you sustained through no fault of your own.

Contact the Law Office of Ryan C. Solis at (956) 686-9600 for a FREE case consultation and to learn more about your rights today.

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