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Morgantown Well-Site Injury Lawyers

Supporting Victims of Oil and Gas Safety Incidents

Natural gas well sites are some of the most dangerous places to work in the country. In fact, seven times as many workers are killed in the oil and gas extraction field than in any other occupation.

At the same time, jobs related to natural gas pipeline construction increased 400% from 2017 to 2018 in West Virginia. It is an important industry, but unfortunately, injuries on the job are likely to be an ongoing concern for natural gas well workers.

Were you injured near a well site while working? Call our work injury attorneys in Morgantown and Clarksburg today at (304) 244-4433 for a free initial consultation.

Well Site Hazards

At Shaffer Madia Law, we understand the ins and outs of well site work—and the kinds of hazards to which these sites are prone. We have handled many of these cases in our Morgantown personal injury practice.

We have experience litigating various kinds of well site injury and death cases. Some of the causes of accidents in the oil and gas industry include:

  • Exposure to Hydrocarbon Vapors resulting in death (read recent complaint filed)
  • Explosions due to multiple ignitions sources
  • Falling equipment
  • Burns
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Electrical and Equipment Hazards

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Recent Complaint Filed

Click below to read a complaint that we filed in a recent case involving exposure to hydrocarbon vapors resulting in death.

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Our Background

Shaffer Madia Law is a renowned injury firm with experience in all kinds of personal and workplace injury cases. Attorney Sam Madia, in particular, has niche experience handling natural gas well site lawsuits.

Mr. Madia began his career as a defense lawyer representing various entities in lawsuits where individuals were seriously injured or killed at well sites. He gained invaluable experience learning about well sites’ inner workings. Now, Mr. Madia represents individuals in the same types of cases that he once defended.

With our inside knowledge, we can give your case the best chance possible of successful litigation. We can fight to recover your medical costs and other damages—that way, the only thing you have to worry about is your recovery.

View Our Case Results

Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • $13,800,000 Recovery Truck Crash Causing Death
  • $2,100,000 Recovery Wrongful Death Case at Well Site
  • 7-Figure Recovery Wrongful Death Lawsuit
  • $1,025,000 Recovery Workplace Injury
  • $1,000,000 Recovery Sexual Harassment
  • $900,000 Recovery Insurance Dispute
  • $850,000 Recovery Car Wreck
  • $800,000 Recovery Car Wreck
  • $750,000 Recovery Civil Rights
  • $750,000 Recovery Wage Dispute

Client Testimonials

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “I was amazed at how quickly he got my settlement arranged and I don't know what I would have done without him on my side!”

    Sarah C.

  • “I’m extremely happy with the results, I would recommend this firm and Sam without hesitation.”

    David W.

  • “Highly recommend hiring Sam for any accident involving a tractor trailer!”

    Anthony S.

  • “He was always prepared and very knowledgeable.”

    Mark S.

  • “Sam Madia has a kind, caring, considerate heart.”

    Suzanne C.

  • “I would recommend Sam Madia to anyone who could use his law firm.”

    Lora S.

  • “They were wonderful. Very knowledgeable, hardworking, compassionate”

    Miranda M.

  • “Sam is not only an amazing attorney but he is sympathetic with all the cases he works on”

    Lindsay S.

  • “I couldn’t imagine having any other person represent me in my case, than Sam.”

    Courtney J.

  • “Sam Madia and Shaffer Madia Law are great!”

    Latoya F.

  • “I highly recommend Sam if your insurance company has wrongfully denied your claim.”

    D. Bolden

  • “Sam is much more than an excellent lawyer. He is an excellent human being. If I need representation again Sam will be that call.”

    Kyle L

  • “This team made me feel like I was number one priority and never put me on a back burner.”

    Misty F.

  • “Sam Madia, represented my deceased brother in a case of wrongful death upon which Sam made each one of us feel as though my little brother was guiding his hands”

    James U.

  • “He was our lawyer and we still consider him family.”

    Terri R.

Why Hire Shaffer Madia Law?

Your Case is Too Important Not To
  • Resolved a Variety of Wrongful Death & Serious Injury Cases

  • Resolved 135+ Lawsuits Involving Serious & Fatal Job Site Injuries

  • Strong Track Record of Successful Verdicts & Settlements

  • Decades of Experience on All Sides of the Criminal Justice System

  • We Represent People - Never Insurance Companies

  • Sam Madia Has Experience as a Former Insurance Defense Attorney

  • Joe Shaffer Was Harrison County Prosecuting Attorney for Two Decades

  • Free Case Evaluations Available for Personal Injury Clients