If you are working out in Bakken, you may experience an
oil field injury. The first thing you need to do is report the injury. This includes ensuring
that paperwork is completed. This way, it will be covered under worker's
comp and you will be able to get the medical attention that you require.
There are a few other things you will want to do as well.
Get Medical Attention
Even if your injury doesn't seem “that bad” immediately,
it is important to seek medical attention. This will ensure you are checked
out entirely. Some issues may not present themselves until later on, so
it's best to get a full workup the moment you are injured.
Identify the Issues
Take the time to identify all of the issues surrounding your oil field
injury. This includes:
- How the accident happened
- Who was at fault
- What's going to happen to you
How the accident happened and who was at fault will help you to seek justice.
As for what's going to happen to you, you need to figure out if the
accident is going to prevent you from returning to work.
Seek Legal Representation
There are a number of
occupational injuries that take place every day. Working in an oil field can be dangerous and
you want to find a lawyer who understands the dangers. This means finding
someone who has experience representing cases similar to your own. This
way, you can go in pursuit of the financial compensation that you deserve.
Contact Odegaard Braukmann Law for more information about oil field injuries today.