In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 120 people were killed in the oil and gas industry in 2008. Consider this frightening statistic released by The Seattle Times: workers in pursuit of oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico have been dying in accidents at the rate of one every 45 days since the mid-1990s.
These accidents are tragic, but oil rig workers and their families have hope. If you would like to learn your legal rights and options after this type of accident, contact the leaders in maritme law at Arnold & Itkin.
After an oil rig explosion or other maritime disaster, you have legal rights. Make sure you protect those rights by choosing the right attorney.
If you are an offshore oil worker, regardless of the details surrounding your accident and what injuries you sustained, you should not hesitate to seek the medical damages and financial compensation you deserve. When others' carelessness adversely affects yours and your family's lives, you should have a voice. That is why Arnold & Itkin exists. As a firm, we have always fought for the rights of our injured clients. When you have been hurt because of another's negligence, you need an aggressive legal advocate on your side.
Choosing Arnold & Itkin means that you don't owe us anything unless we secure a financial recovery for you. Contact us today for a free case evaluation to learn your legal rights and options!
Arnold & Itkin represented nearly a third of the crewmembers injured in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Because maritime law is so complex and so complicated, it is crucial that you work with an attorney who has an in-depth understanding of how it works and who has proven themselves in similar cases before.