Blog Posts in May, 2016

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  • Low Oil Prices Heighten Injury Risk In Bakken
    Low Oil Prices Heighten Injury Risk In Bakken

    Many people know the Bakken Formation has emerged in the last ten years as one of the most productive oil and natural gas resources in the United States. According to the US Energy Information ...

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  • Preventing Long Term Work Injury From Silica Exposure In The Bakken
    Preventing Long Term Work Injury From Silica Exposure In The Bakken

    When companies undertake fracking operations in the Bakken, workers can experience work injury from silica exposure. The seriousness of injury to the lungs correlates with the quantity and frequency ...

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  • Trucking Accident Study Looks At Truckers With Sleep Apnea
    Trucking Accident Study Looks At Truckers With Sleep Apnea

    Trucking accident stories are all too common in the Bakken region. Now, new research sheds light on truckers with sleep apnea. The study, noted in Science Daily in March 2016, is the largest ever to ...

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  • Bakken Oil Field Accident? You're Not Alone!
    Bakken Oil Field Accident? You're Not Alone!

    If you have had a Bakken oil field accident , you are not alone . There are experienced attorneys who can join your team in order to seek the compensation you deserve. When you have an oil field ...

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  • The Potential For Work Injury In The Bakken
    The Potential For Work Injury In The Bakken

    In the Bakken oil and gas well sites, the potential for work injury is always present because of inherent dangerous hazards. These hazards include vehicular traffic, silica dust, fire and explosion ...

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  • The Elevated Risk Of Fire-Related Work Accidents At Bakken Oil And Gas Drilling Sites
    The Elevated Risk Of Fire-Related Work Accidents At Bakken Oil And Gas Drilling Sites

    The risk for work accidents from explosions and fires is higher in the Bakken where oil and gas drilling occurs. When oil and gas extraction began, many fire departments were not acquainted with the ...

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