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Oil and Gas Accidents

The unprecedented growth in the energy industry in recent years has led to an economic boom across the country. States ranging from Pennsylvania to California and from Texas to North Dakota have seen a staggering increase in the number of drilling projects. These projects require strong, capable workers to man the oil fields and extract much-needed oil and gas reserves from deep under ground.

However, the boost in employment has also led to a high number of oil and gas accident injury reports. Many of these oil and gas accident injury incidents have led to workers suffering severe, debilitating, or permanent injuries. The men and women that work in these fields are often left with staggering hospital bills, rising debt and thousands of dollars in lost wages and other economic damages.

If you have suffered an oil and gas accident injury, or if you have questions regarding how to file an oil and gas accident injury lawsuit, the attorneys at the Amaro Law Firm are here to help.

Oil fields can be the sites of explosions, wrecks, and more. When oil and gas workers are hurt on the job, they may have options for justice and financial recovery.

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Increases in Oil and Gas Accident Injury Reports

Since the first oil wells were drilled in Pennsylvania nearly two centuries ago, workers in the energy industry have had some of the most dangerous jobs available. However, recent increases in production have contributed to the energy industry having one of the highest injury and fatality rates of any sector of the American economy. A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that oil and gas accident injury rates are eight times that of all other American workers. From 2000 to 2009, producers have reported 576 oil and gas accident injury incidents, including 161 fatalities.

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