Workers in the
Bakken oil field region around Billings and the rest of Montana face challenges and risks
when doing their jobs. Some workers face extreme danger from oil extraction.
Others face typical risks that other outdoor jobs have. In any case, if
you are injured on the job you are entitled to workers compensation.
The Bakken oil discovery is a great opportunity Billings, the state of
Montana and the entire region. However, there are many risks that come
with this opportunity. Stories about injury and even
death are not uncommon in oil discovery.Roughnecks take on grave danger when
drilling for new oil.
In fact, a recent
documentary pointed to all of the accidents and dangers when drilling the Bakken,
especially as the pace of drilling has increased so dramatically over
the last few years. Although many injuries are caused by accidents or
malfunctioning machines, long-term lung illness may be contracted while
on the job. If you suspect that your illness was due to the exposure you
endured at work, you may have a good worker's compensation claim.
If you have been injured in an accident or someone close to you has been
hurt in the Bakken, please
contact us and we would be happy to help. We will walk you through all of your legal
options at no cost and explain to you how we can help. Our expertise is
helping workers in the Bakken area get what they deserve when they have
been injured on the job. Please let us help you.