Did you know one of the most dangerous jobs in the world is working on an off-shore oil rig? With all of the dangers on these rigs, it is an inevitability that injuries will occur. When you are injured in an offshore accident, you will need to contact a Jones Act lawyer to help you out. Often times, the injuries sustained on an oil rig will be caused by neglect. If you are entitled to compensation for your injuries, our maritime law professionals will be able to help. Below are some of the most common injuries that can happen on offshore rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
There are a number of extremely flammable materials on an oil rig. If the right amount of pressure builds up when drilling for oil, a simple spark can ignite it and cause extensive injuries. In some instances, the burns you may sustain will be caused by a chemical reaction. Regardless of what has caused your injuries, you need to reach out to us to find out what your rights are as soon as possible.
Brain and Head Injuries
A lot of the work on an oil rig is at great heights. If the proper safety equipment is not provided, then a slip and fall accident is a possibility. Falling from such heights can lead to brain and head injuries. When you find yourself in need of help regarding compensation for injuries you have sustained on an oil rig, then reaching out to our Jones Act law attorneys is the answer.
Suffering in silence with injuries you have sustained while working can be very taxing on you, both emotionally and physically. Be sure to contact us to find out about your rights. We will schedule a consultation where you can explain the details of your case.