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Texas Oil Rig Explosion Attorneys

Representing Oil Rig Workers After an Explosion

Oil rig explosions are some of the most devastating accidents that can occur in the offshore oil and gas industry. These catastrophic events can cause severe injuries, loss of life, and widespread environmental damage. If you've been injured in an oil rig explosion in Texas, Jolly Roger Law is here to help. Our dedicated team of offshore injury attorneys has extensive experience handling these complex cases. We are committed to fighting for the compensation you deserve to rebuild your life.

Common Causes of Oil Rig Explosions

Oil rig explosions can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Improper Handling of Flammable Materials: Leaks in pipes, faulty equipment, or human error can lead to the release of flammable gasses like methane or propane. When these gasses ignite, a catastrophic explosion can occur.
  • Electrical Malfunctions: Faulty wiring, sparks from machinery, or lightning strikes can ignite flammable materials and cause an explosion.
  • Blowouts: Uncontrolled releases of oil or gas under high pressure can create a volatile situation. If an ignition source is present, a massive explosion can erupt.
  • Equipment Failure: Defective valves, pressure gauges, or other critical equipment can malfunction, leading to a loss of pressure control and a potential explosion.
  • Improper Safety Protocols: Failure to follow established safety procedures significantly increases the risk of explosions. This can include inadequate ventilation, not properly securing equipment, or not having the necessary safety equipment readily available.

Explosions Can Cause Catastrophic Injuries

Oil rig explosions can cause a wide range of devastating injuries, including:

  • Severe Burns
  • Shrapnel Wounds
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Hearing Loss
  • Psychological Trauma

These are just some of the potential injuries that can occur in an oil rig explosion. The severity of your injuries will depend on the specific circumstances of the accident.

How An Offshore Injury Attorney Can Help

In the wake of an oil rig explosion, facing mounting medical bills and lost wages can feel insurmountable. Jolly Roger Law's experienced offshore injury attorneys can ease this burden. 

We'll handle the complexities of your case, from investigating the cause of the explosion and gathering evidence to negotiating with insurance companies and, if needed, representing you in court. Our determined team will fight tirelessly to secure the maximum compensation you deserve so you can focus on healing.

Potential Damages To Recover

The specific damages you can recover will depend on the severity of your injuries and the specific circumstances of your case. You may be entitled to compensation for various damages, including:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Earning Capacity
  • Disability Benefits

Injured in an Oil Rig Explosion? Call Today.

Don't face this challenging situation alone. If you've been injured in an oil rig explosion, contact Jolly Roger Law today for a free consultation. We'll fight tirelessly to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve to focus on your recovery and move forward with your life.

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