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Marathon Oil Corporation Accident Attorneys

Helping Workers & Their Families After Marathon Oil Accidents

Marathon Oil Corporation is an international oil and natural gas exploration and production company with four operating segments: exploration and production; oil sands mining, integrated gas, and refining; marketing; and transportation. Although Marathon Oil became an independent E&P company in July 2011, their roots trace back 130 years to the company’s formation in 1887.

According to Marathon Oil, safety, responsibility, and ethical practices are their core values. Although Marathon Oil claims that safety is in their priority, their accident record says otherwise. Since drilling rig workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation, it is vital for companies like Marathon Oil to follow safety procedures to prevent workers from getting hurt. Unfortunately, many employers fail to do so—and workers pay the price. When that happens, the Marathon Oil Corporation accident attorneysat Arnold & Itkin step in.

If you or a loved one suffered serious injury or wrongful death in a Marathon Oil accident, it is vital to have an experienced attorney representing your case. Contact our Marathon Oil accident lawyers today for a free case review: (888) 493-1629.

Marathon Oil Rig Accidents

Marathon Oil has had various incidents that have put their workers in danger. According to the Good Jobs First, Marathon Oil has incurred a total of $12,912,932 in penalty fees since 2000. Those penalties do not speak to the injuries or ruined lives created as a result of poor safety practices.

Marathon Oil’s accident history includes:

  • North Sea Platform Explosion (2015)
    In December 2015, an explosion occurred on Marathon Oil’s North Sea platform. The Brea Alpha platform stopped operations after a corroded gas line ruptured, which triggered the blast. Industry news source Oil and Gas People was informed by inside sources that workers attempted to report a leak prior to the explosion. This incident could have been prevented if Marathon employers had found and fixed the leak earlier.
  • Worker Killed in a Fall (2009)
    A Marathon Oil contractor fell to his death at a company construction site. It is believed that the worker fell about 20-30 feet while he was working on Marathon’s $3.2 billion expansion project.

Life-Altering Injuries Caused by Rig Accidents

Unfortunately, due to the dangerous nature of oil rigs, it is common for workers to suffer serious injuries. This is why companies like Marathon Oil must follow government safety regulations—they exist to protect employee safety, yet many employers fail to provide workers with proper equipment or safety training. Companies need to be taken to task for the harm they cause to their employees.

Common life-altering injuries caused by rig accidents include:

Arnold & Itkin Has Recovered Billions of Dollars for Our Clients

At Arnold & Itkin LLP, we are proud to protect the rights of injured workers and help them secure their future. After an injury, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with extensive medical bills while out of work. Arnold & Itkin fight tirelessly to make sure you get the best medical care and get the best possible case result. We have helped hundreds of workers receive the compensation they deserve, and we can help you too.

Arnold & Itkin has successfully recovered billions on behalf of injured workers, including:

  • $5.5 Million Recovered for Concussed Rig Worker
    Our attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, and Cory Itkin secured $5.5 million on behalf of an offshore worker who suffered head and back injuries. These injuries led our client to suffer chronic pain.
  • $3.9 Million Recovered on Behalf of Injured Land Rig Worker
    Our team helped a Louisiana rig worker who suffered serious injuries to his neck and shoulders. The defendants tried to reduce their liability, but our team was able to secure $3.9 million in compensation.

Contact Our Marathon Oil Corporation Accident Attorneys

Every client we have helped was in the same situation you are in today—keeping a close eye on their life savings while they paid for extensive medical bills and sustain their families. Their lives turned around, and it all started with a free consultation. Contact us today or use the form below to review your options with our Marathon Oil Corporation accident attorneys.

Contact our Marathon Oil Corporation accident lawyers today for a free consultation: (888) 493-1629. We are here for you.

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