“Safety must be the number one priority in the oil and gas, drilling and trucking industries” said attorney John David Hart of the Law Offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth, Texas.
FORT WORTH, Texas – John David Hart of the Law Offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth, Texas and Simpson, Boyd & Powers in Decatur, Texas have settled an oilfield accident lawsuit on behalf of 31-yearold Larry Mullins, Jr. and his family for $9.5 million dollars.
On July 17, 2008, Larry Mullins was crushed by oilfield equipment being positioned by a tandem truck in a rig move in Wise County, Texas. At the time, he was an employee of Nabors Drilling USA, LP, working on a drill site location on a lease operated by EnCana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc., in Rhome, near Decatur, Texas.
He was injured when a truck moving a mud pump used in drilling operations caused him to be pinned, resulting in crushed hips, pelvis and other internal injuries. He was airlifted to JPS Hospital in Fort Worth. The tandem truck was owned and operated by Fowler Transportation, Ltd., a rig moving company with its principal office in Marshall, Harrison County, Texas.
The lawsuit was filed in Wise County, Texas on behalf of Larry Mullins, his wife Amy and their children, Grant and Gabrielle against Fowler Transportation, Ltd.
“Safety must be the number one priority in the oil and gas, drilling and trucking industries” said attorney John David Hart of the Law Offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth, Texas. “We were pleased to reach a settlement for the Mullins family that will provide long-term financial security to compensate them for their financial and personal injuries.”
The Law Offices of John David Hart is a group of experienced and dedicated legal professionals working to protect the rights of people injured by the acts of others. Across the country, the firm represents people in cases of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, dangerous drugs, automobile and truck accidents, workplace injuries and other matters.
For more information on the oilfield injury lawsuit, please contact Julie Petersen at 817-870-2102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.