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Two Injured in Deadly Texas Oil Well Accident

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Early last month, a workplace accident left two men injured and two others dead. The men were attempting to rig up an oil well, when their was an incident that resulted in the well blowing out. The men are now recovering from their injuries in a Texas hospital.

Accidents like these bring mixed emotions for family and friends. While some families are thankful for their loved ones to be alive, other are mourning a significant loss. On top of emotional hardship, many families will also have to figure out how to cover some of their financial difficulties both immediately after the accident and in the years to come.

Those who have lost loved ones in an oil well accident in Texas might be faced with funeral expenses and will have to reevaluate and adjust their long-term financial plan. A significant drop in their family income can be very difficult for a family to deal with.

After an injury, both the victim of the accident and their family will have to figure out how to pay for medical expense, and care for the person who was injured if they require help with their daily activities.

An experienced personal injury attorney can help victims and families who were hurt because of an oil well accident in Texas. They can work to seek compensation that can be used to pay for anything from funeral expenses to medical bills. This might also be able to help a family with their future financial goals, and ensure their financial security without their loved one's income.

Source: CBS 7 News, "Two Men Injured in Oil Rig Accident Continue to Recover in Lubbock Hospital," April 7, 2013


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