Oil and Gas Drillers
The Marcellus Shale formation is one of the largest natural gas drilling sites in the United States. While it promises several employment opportunities, many of the jobs do not come without a price. Working on the natural gas pipeline is dangerous, and reports of injuries have been steady since drilling began in Pennsylvania. At Martin Law, we represent workers who were hurt in the course of employment. We help our clients exercise their right to workers’ compensation benefits.
If you have been hurt while working on the Marcellus Shale formation, our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys can help. Call 215.587.8400 to schedule a free consultation. We have extensive knowledge of Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws and how to maximize your benefits.
Explosion and Fire Injuries at the Marcellus Shale Formation
Wells at the Marcellus Shale formation can run as deep as 9000 feet below the surface in order to successfully extract natural gas. Drilling one of these wells requires heavy machinery and equipment that pose safety risks for the people working on them.
At Martin Law, our work injury attorneys can handle all types of injuries to Marcellus Shale workers, including:
- Explosion and fire injuries
- Falls from heights
- Head and traumatic brain injuries
- Back injuries
- Exposure to toxic fumes
- Tears and other muscle injuries
- Broken and crushed bone injuries
If you have been injured, it is important to report your accident to your employer and seek medical treatment right away. Once you have done so, we can assist you with all matters of filing a workers’ compensation claim.
Free Case Evaluation With an Experienced Lawyer
Contact our workers’ compensation law firm to talk to our experienced attorneys about your workplace injury. From our office in Philadelphia, we represent clients throughout southeast Pennsylvania. We welcome your inquiry and offer a free initial consultation to discuss your work site accident and possible legal options.