6 Common Causes of Well Site Injury & Death Situations

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Attorney Samuel D. Madia has handled a lot of cases involving serious and fatal injuries at well sites. Initially, Samuel defended oil and gas operators and contractors in these types of lawsuits. In this role, Samuel was typically at the well site the day of the incident, or within days of the incident, in order to collect evidence, interview witnesses, and consult with various experts.

At Shaffer Madia Law, Samuel now represents injured workers as well as the families of workers who were killed at well sites. Samuel uses his experience to hold operators and contractors responsible for his clients’ injuries and deaths. In virtually all the cases that Samuel has worked on involving well sites, the tragic incident that resulted in injuries or fatalities could – and should – have been avoided.

Based upon Samuel’s experience, here are some of the most common causes of incidents at well sites:

  1. “Profit over safety” mentality.
  2. Improper and/or inadequate training.
  3. Equipment malfunctions.
  4. Poor site design and faulty equipment placement at the well site.
  5. Failure to eliminate and/or control ignition sources.
  6. Failure to evaluate for confined spaces.

Schedule a Case Review with an Experienced Well Site Litigation Attorney Today!

Have you suffered an injury at a well site? Or has a loved one been killed at a work site? No matter the scenario you’re facing, you’re likely going to need the services of a qualified legal representative. Better yet, you need an attorney like Samuel D. Madia, a legal professional who knows how well site operators and contractors defend these types of lawsuits. Let Samuel use his experience as a well site litigation lawyer to protect you and your family.

Injured at a well site? Contact Shaffer Madia Law at (304) 244-4433 to discuss your case with Attorney Madia today!

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