Blog Posts in May, 2015

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  • Concerns Over Rail Car Fire In Bakken Region
    Concerns Over Rail Car Fire In Bakken Region

    At approximately 7:75 a.m., on May 6, a 109-car train derailed 115 miles northeast of Bismarck, North Dakota. Six tank cars, each carrying 30,000 gallons of Bakken oil, caught fire. The blaze was so ...

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  • North Dakota Still Leads the Nation in Fatal Oil Field Accidents
    North Dakota Still Leads the Nation in Fatal Oil Field Accidents

    With an a job fatality rate of 14.9 per 100,000, North Dakota tops the list with the highest fatality rate in the nation; a role it has held the last three years. Oil field accident fatalities in ...

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  • Work related injuries- Is this what Henry Bakken envisioned?
    Work related injuries- Is this what Henry Bakken envisioned?

    Personal Injury Law and Worker's Compensation are our specialties. Providing workers with answers and solutions to their problems in and around the Bakken Shale Play gives us ample opportunity to hone ...

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  • Could the decline in oil prices lead to a work injury incline in the Bakken oil field?
    Could the decline in oil prices lead to a work injury incline in the Bakken oil field?

    If you are an electrician, welder, or a construction worker of any type, chances are you've been offered or sought employment in the Montana/North Dakota regions. It's no surprise considering the ...

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  • Lack Of OSHA Inspections In Bakken Oil Field Injury
    Lack Of OSHA Inspections In Bakken Oil Field Injury

    It's no secret that fatalities related to Bakken oil field injury are some of the highest in North Dakota. Even Occupational Safety and Health Administration programs, such as the focused enforcement ...

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  • Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury Trends
    Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury Trends

    We all know more than a bit about construction injury , but are you ready to find out something you didn't know? The news is, according to a government report, a sharp increase in deaths recently. No ...

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