Oilfield Truck Accident

Abilene Oilfield Truck Accident Attorney

Hurt in a Crash? Get Help From an Experienced Oilfield Truck Accident Lawyer.

In oil-rich West Texas, oilfield truck accidents are not uncommon. If you’ve been injured in a crash with one, our experienced oilfield truck accident lawyer in Abilene, TX will help you understand your rights. Crashes can happen in the oilfield or on the highway. Either way, accidents with massive oilfield tanker trucks often cause severe injuries to victims. These injuries result in expensive medical bills, lost work time and other serious consequences. Sadly, the deadliest oilfield truck accidents result in fatalities.

Most oilfield truck operators try to drive safely. But crowded highways, poor road conditions, or bad weather can create hazardous circumstances. Driver fatigue, distraction and other issues may also be responsible.

It’s important that you know you aren’t alone when you’ve been the victim of a debilitating crash with an oilfield truck. At Hanna Allen, PLLC, our skilled attorneys who handle all kinds of truck accident cases have assisted many clients injured in oilfield truck crashes. We also seek justice for families of people killed in these accidents.

Call our law firm to schedule a free consultation about your case by dialing (325) 440-9996 today.

Skillful Abilene, TX Oilfield Truck Accident Attorney

Statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation show that roadway accidents causing injuries and death are much more common in the state’s oil and gas producing regions. This includes in West Texas’s Permian Basin. TxDot points to the large number of trucks in the region that are involved in crashes, including oilfield tanker trucks.

Don’t hesitate to ask us for legal help when you have suffered injuries in a crash with an oil or gas truck. You can trust that our Abilene oilfield tanker truck accident lawyer won’t back down in pursuing compensation because of another driver’s or other party’s negligence. We have in-depth knowledge of state and federal laws surrounding the trucking and oil and gas industries. Call us at (325) 440-9996.

Helping Determine What Your Injury Case May Be Worth

How much an oilfield truck injury case is worth generally depends upon a couple of things. These include the severity of injuries and the level of negligence involved in causing the accident. Because every case has its own unique circumstances, dollar amounts in oilfield tanker truck accidents can vary widely.

In helping you understand a fair amount to ask for in your case, we will look at all of the damages you have suffered. Typical damages in accident cases include compensation for:

  • Medical expenses — This includes doctor visits, hospital stays, drug costs, rehabilitation therapy and more. It may also include future healthcare costs related to your injuries.
  • Lost wages – When you have to take off work for medical care, your income can be negatively affected. You deserve to be paid back for your lost income.
  • Reduced work capacity – Serious oilfield truck accidents cause debilitating injuries. If you can’t work again, or if you must take a less strenuous and lower paying job, you may be able to receive compensation for reduced work capacity.
  • Pain and suffering – These damages include compensation for current and future physical pain. It also covers the emotional trauma and anxiety caused by the crash.
  • Punitive damages – Punitive damages punish people, companies and other parties when they are especially negligent in causing accidents. These damages can sometimes be sought.

Call a Knowledgeable Oilfield Truck Accident Lawyer Today

Our oilfield truck accident attorneys in Abilene, TX will carefully examine all the evidence in your accident to estimate damages and establish fault. Call us today at (325) 440-9996 to set up a free case evaluation.

Compassionate Legal Help for Fatal Oilfield Truck Accidents

When the worst happens and someone is killed in an oilfield truck accident, we are ready to provide compassionate legal assistance to survivors. Spouses, children and parents of people who die in crashes can bring wrongful death lawsuits against negligent drivers or other negligent parties. Wrongful death is defined by state law as the “wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default” that causes a death.

Survivors of wrongful death victims may be able to receive compensation for their loved one’s lost earnings, lost love and companionship, lost care and support, lost inheritance and other damages.

If you have lost a loved one, contact an Abilene, TX oilfield tanker truck accident lawyer from Hanna Allen today at (325) 440-9996. Wrongful death accidents are not only emotionally devastating for families, they can also be financially destructive. We will work hard to bring you justice for your family member’s loss.

Oilfield Tanker Accident Lawsuit Questions and Answers

Q. Who is liable in an oilfield tanker accident lawsuit? 
A. In oilfield tanker accident lawsuits, it may be the truck driver who is responsible. But other parties might be liable as well, or share liability. They can include:

  • Trucking companies
  • Other drivers, workers or companies on oilfield sites
  • Oil companies
  • Other drivers on state roads and highways
  • Truck and truck part manufacturers
  • Government agencies that maintain roads and highways.

Q. How does an oilfield tanker accident lawsuit work? 
A. Generally, after reviewing the evidence and determining liability, we will file a legal claim against the at-fault party. We will then work to negotiate a settlement with that party’s insurance company that is in line with your compensation goals. If a fair settlement offer isn’t made, we will take your oilfield tanker accident lawsuit to court to be decided by a jury.

Our Oilfield Truck Accident Lawyer Will Fight for You

Oilfield truck accidents are scary. And because of the large size of the vehicles involved, they can cause especially severe injuries. These injuries usually require extensive and ongoing medical care. We don’t want you to pay the price for an accident you didn’t cause. We’ll fight hard to get you payment for your injuries so that you can get the kind of care you need without the stress of worrying about how you will pay for it.

Call Hanna Allen, PLLC in West Texas today at (325) 440-9996. Our Abilene oilfield truck accident attorneys are highly experienced in handling truck accident cases, including those involving oilfield trucks. We provide free consultations, and there is no charge to you unless we win your case. Don’t wait. Speak with a skilled Abilene oilfield truck accident lawyer today.

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