Common Injuries in Oilfield Accidents

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Oil fields present an unfortunate potential for accidents resulting in serious injuries. Although there are a variety of rules and regulations oil field workers and management are supposed to require and enforce, safety tends to be an overlooked element of operations on site. The effect of these injuries can be severe and lasting depending on […]

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Is Atmos Energy Liable for Gas Leak Explosion?

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Earlier this month, five families in Northwest Dallas filed a lawsuit against natural gas provider Atmos Energy. The lawsuit accused Atmos of negligence in meeting gas line safety regulation and connected the claim of negligence to a fatal gas leak explosion in February 2018. The explosion occurred in the plaintiffs’ residential neighborhood, killing a 12-year-old […]

What Caused the Mexico Pipeline Explosion: Negligence or Criminals?

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On January 18, a massive pipeline explosion in central Mexico killed at least 91 workers. It also injured as many as 66 individuals, some of them minors sent to Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas. It raised the serious question about how it’s a company’s responsibility to ensure the quality of life and safety […]