Justice And Compensation For Oil Field Truck Accident Victims
The rapidly growing Texas oil and gas industry demands a lot from its drivers: they must work long hours, manage heavy loads and drive on unsafe roadways. As a result, many oil field workers are victims of road accidents. In other cases, oil field truck drivers cause accidents that harm other drivers.
Wyatt Law Firm in San Antonio represents people in Texas and across the nation who have suffered harm due to corporate negligence. If you have suffered injuries or a family member has died in an oil field truck accident, we will fight for justice and compensation for you.
Call us at 210-255-2231 for a free consultation with a lawyer.
We Don’t Take No For An Answer
At Wyatt Law Firm, we have years of experience fighting industry leaders who deny responsibility for serious accidents. Instead of being intimidated by them, we are invigorated. Our firm is ready to fight for you. We will conduct a thorough investigation of the accident, assign liability to all responsible parties and seek maximum compensation and the justice you deserve.
Oil And Gas Truck Drivers Follow Different Regulations
The oil and gas industry is booming, and the industry giants are doing everything they can to capitalize on that growth. Truck drivers in the industry are exempt from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) service laws, which were put in place to protect truck drivers and others on the road. For oil and gas truck drivers, waiting time does not count toward hours of service; this can extend a work shift by several hours.
Not only are drivers’ shifts too long, the infrastructure to support their work is not substantial enough for the demands. Often, it takes a lawsuit to document poorly maintained equipment or heavy use of roads that were not built for industrial traffic.