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Drilling Rig Defects in Texas

Obtain Experienced Legal Representation from Our San Antonio Oil Field Accidents Attorney

If you have suffered a serious injury while working on an oil field caused by a defective drilling rig, you may be eligible to either recover workers’ compensation from your employer or pursue a personal injury claim if the defect was caused by a negligent third party. At The Law Offices of George P. Escobedo & Associates, PLLC, we are ready to help injured oil field workers obtain monetary damages in order to make the best possible recovery from injury. With more than a decade of experience, our San Antonio oil field accidents lawyer has a thorough understanding of Texas law to guide you through the complexities of the legal system.

Who is At Fault?

Rig and equipment defects are found to be the common cause of many oil field and offshore platform accidents in the United States. Unfortunately, most oil companies attempt to cut costs and make a profit by reducing safety inspections and features to protect workers.

The following are common causes of defective drilling rigs:

  • Design defects
  • Damaged blocks, cables, and tongs
  • Faulty or missing safety guards
  • Corrosion to pipes, struts, and valves
  • Lack of maintenance
  • Oil drill malfunctions
  • Manufacturing defects

Call (210) 807-3178 for a Free Consultation

It is imperative to hire an experienced and skilled attorney to recover your entitled compensation. We can investigate the accident collect evidence necessary to develop an effective and personalized legal strategy just for you. Whether we reach a reasonable settlement outside or inside the courtroom, we are ready to fight tirelessly for you.

Contact us and speak with our San Antonio oil field accidents lawyer today.