Shale Field Fires & Explosions: Oil and Gas Injury
Pittsburgh Mining Fires Attorney
People who work on the Marcellus Shale Field are at risk of a wide range of accidents, including dangerous oil and gas explosions. This industry is regulated, and there are numerous safety precautions in place to avoid explosions. However, shortcuts and cost-saving measures have caused catastrophic injuries and wrongful death due to explosion accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a shale field explosion accident, the attorneys at Pribanic & Pribanic are here to stand up for your rights. We have extensive experience handling personal injury and workers’ compensation matters for clients from the Pittsburgh area, throughout western Pennsylvania and nationwide.
Explosions on the Marcellus Shale Field
Companies engaged in exploration on the Marcellus Shale Field are aware of the high risk of explosions. Nonetheless, safety precautions are sometimes ignored in the pursuit of greater profits. On the Marcellus Shale Field drilling sites, explosions and fires can occur for a number of reasons, including:
- Defective drilling equipment
- Improperly maintained equipment
- Failure to enforce safety procedures
- Failure to adequately train workers in safety procedures
Explosions and fires can cause a wide range of devastating injuries, including head injuries, burn injuries, scarring and disfigurement, and spinal cord injuries.
Our lawyers will work with you personally to help you pursue full and fair compensation for your losses. We’re dedicated to making the Marcellus Shale Field oil and gas exploration industry safer for others.
Contact a Pennsylvania Mining Explosions Lawyer
If you have suffered an injury on the Marcellus Shale Field and need experienced legal guidance, we are here for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 412-672-5444 or toll free at 800-392-4529 to speak with a knowledgeable Pittsburgh Marcellus Shale injury lawyer.