Drilling Rig Defects Lawyer for South Texas
One cause of many oilfield and offshore platform accidents are drilling rig defects. Oil companies keep older rigs in service that may lack safety features, plus other defective devices and harsh environmental factors can result in structural and equipment failures causing injuries for workers in Bay City, Texas City, La Marque and elsewhere in Texas.
Hampton & King is a respected Houston personal injury law firm providing over 35 years of experienced legal help to injured people and surviving family members of those killed in oil rig and other accidents. Contact us for an honest, no-cost consultation.
Understanding the causes and consequences of oil rig defects
Our extensive background handling land-based oil rig accidents and the maritime law implications in off-shore drilling rig accident cases can make a difference in reaching a successful outcome for our clients. We understand the causes:
- Design Defects
- Corrosion to pipes, valves and struts
- Damaged tongs, blocks and cables
- Faulty or missing safety guards
- Rusted railings, ladders and grating
- Lack of maintenance
- Manufacturing flaws
We address the catastrophic injury or fatalities that occur due to:
- Blowouts and other explosions or fires
- Oil drill malfunctions
- Falling and flying objects
- Dangerous, toxic chemical exposure
- Slip or trip and falls
- Catastrophic injury
Get a no-cost consultation about your drilling rig defect claim
Lawyer Hartley Hampton is board-certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He was president of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association in 1999, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association in 1995 and the Houston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2002 and he understands the devastating physical, emotional and financial cost clients face due to the negligence of others.
If you need legal help with a drilling rig defect accident claim, contact our Houston injury attorney for an honest, initial consultation about your injuries or loss.