Lawsuit Filed for Injured Oilfield Worker

by | Jul 28, 2019 | Personal Injury

Spagnoletti Law Firm recently filed suit on behalf of an oilfield worker who was severely injured during a February 2019 worksite incident while working on a project for  Murphy Oil Corporation in Three Rivers, Texas.  At the time of the violent accident, the Plaintiff lost two fingers when his hand was caught in a blow-out preventer.   The lawsuit has been filed against Murphy Oil Corporation and Murphy Exploration & Production Company.

The lawsuit alleges the Companies were negligent in:

(A) Failing to provide a safe work place for Plaintiff, as a person of ordinary prudence would have, under the same or similar circumstances;
(B) Failing to properly train its employees at the site;
(C) Failing to provide proper equipment to perform the job;
(D) Failing to oversee the operations and work being performed;
(E) Failing to warn Plaintiff regarding the defective blowout preventer;
(F) Failure to take any means or precautions for the safety of the workers present, including plaintiff;(G) Failure to provide adequate personnel for the job in question; and,
(H) Failing to inspect, maintain, and/or repair the defective blowout preventer.

The Plaintiff is represented by Marcus R. Spagnoletti and Eric J. Rhine.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving accidents occurring at oil and gas worksites. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives as a result of the negligence of another party, or been seriously injured.  The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident involving an 18-wheeler or commercial vehicle. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.

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