A worker was killed on a Fieldwood Energy offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico on May 15, 2021. The incident involved a contractor performing work on Fieldwood’s Eugene Island 158 #14 platform. The contractor was involved in operations to perform a casing pressure test on a shut in well. It is unclear what happened during the incident, but Fieldwood has announced the contractor was killed. Houston-based Fieldwood Energy operates more than 500 platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this tragic accident.
Spagnoletti Law Firm has handled numerous lawsuits involving offshore platforms on behalf of injured workers from all over the world. Spagnoletti Law Firm previously represented the family members of Filipino offshore workers who were on the Black Elk Energy offshore oil platform that exploded in 2012. Our lawyers have extensive experience in offshore personal injury and wrongful death litigation and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. Our firm has previously sued Fieldwood Energy arising out of severe injuries sustained by an offshore worker.
The experienced and aggressive maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.