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Leading Cases

Oil Field Injury Cases

We are currently handling oil field injury cases in every county in the Bakken oil patch.

Worker seriously injured in an explosion on a work-over rig. (McKenzie County 2011). Confidential settlement in 2013.

Wrongful death action brought on behalf of family of worker killed in an explosion on a work-over rig. (McKenzie County 2011). Confidential settlement in 2012.

Worker seriously injured after explosion on drilling rig. (Golden Valley County 2011). Confidential settlement in 2012.

Wrongful death action brought on behalf of father for loss of his son in a trucking accident. (Williams County 2011). Confidential settlement in 2012.

Worker seriously injured at a gas gathering plant. (McKenzie County 2009). Confidential settlement in 2012.

Wrongful death action brought on behalf of family of worker killed when his trenching crew ruptured a buried natural gas pipeline. (Mountrail County 2008). Confidential settlement in 2012.

Worker seriously injured during an explosion at a well site. (Mountrail County 2007). Confidential settlement in 2009.

Co-counsel with Wisconsin law firm representing Mr. Preder, a truck driver in the oil patch.  He seriously injured his back on a well-site after getting out of his truck to cross an icy earthen berm that surrounded a tank battery.  There was no stairway over the frozen earthen berm. (U.S. District Court, North Dakota, 2018) Confidential Settlement in 2019.

Co-counsel with Florida law firm, representing a worker while en-route from a well site near Williston, ND when a vehicle pulled out in front of Mr. Royal causing him to be seriously injured.  (U.S. District Court, North Dakota 2015).  Confidential settlement in 2018.

Co-counsel with Texas law firm representing a worker providing cementing services at well-site was seriously injured after falling through newly-opened unguarded hole in the rig floor.  Case settled after commencement of litigation.

Co-counsel with Wisconsin law firm representing a truck driver in the oil fields who seriously injured his back after slipping on the frozen and icy earthen berm that he was crossing to hook up a hose.  Case settled at mediation.   

Worker seriously injured after falling into a sump hole filled with scalding water. (Williams County 2012). Confidential settlement in 2015.

Truck driver seriously injured after his truck rolled over trying to avoid an on-coming semi-truck carrying a wide-load without a permit. (McKenzie County 2011). Confidential settlement in 2015.

Trucker driver was seriously burned by unexpected release of anhydrous ammonia at a loading facility (Dunn County, 2011).  Confidential settlement in 2016.

Worker seriously injured after falling from an oil rig during the down-rigging process (U.S. District Court North Dakota 2015).  Confidential settlement in 2017.

Oil rig worker seriously injured after falling from an oil rig when his safety harness failed (McKenzie County 2015).  Confidential settlement in 2017.

Co-counsel with Montana law firm, representing a truck driver’s family after truck driver tragically died as a result of an oncoming tractor truck crossing the center line causing a fiery crash (Mountrail, 2017) Confidential settlement in 2018.