Workers Compensation for Bakken Accidents

Workers in the Bakken oil field region around Billings and the rest of Montana face challenges and risks when doing their jobs. Some workers face extreme danger from oil extraction. Others face typical risks that other outdoor jobs have. In any case, if you are injured on the job you are entitled to workers compensation.

The Bakken oil discovery is a great opportunity Billings, the state of Montana and the entire region. However, there are many risks that come with this opportunity. Stories about injury and even death are not uncommon in oil discovery.Roughnecks take on grave danger when drilling for new oil.

In fact, a recent documentary pointed to all of the accidents and dangers when drilling the Bakken, especially as the pace of drilling has increased so dramatically over the last few years. Although many injuries are caused by accidents or malfunctioning machines, long-term lung illness may be contracted while on the job. If you suspect that your illness was due to the exposure you endured at work, you may have a good worker's compensation claim.

If you have been injured in an accident or someone close to you has been hurt in the Bakken, please contact us and we would be happy to help. We will walk you through all of your legal options at no cost and explain to you how we can help. Our expertise is helping workers in the Bakken area get what they deserve when they have been injured on the job. Please let us help you.