YLAW specializes in catastrophic oilfield death and injury claims. Its partners have years of experience representing all manner of entities in the oil and gas industry from well owners, consultants, pulling unit operators, and other service companies in complex multi-party and multi-million-dollar cases. It also understands the business aspects and application of the New Mexico Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Statute and the New Mexico Construction Anti-Indemnity Act to these cases as well.
Specific experiences include representing companies in fire and explosion cases brough about by negligent work practices of others; representing contract consultants accused of failing to coordinate simultaneous operations; representing well owners accused of failing to provide safe workplaces for their contractors; representing workover companies accused of negligently rigging hoisted equipment; and representing companies who allegedly failed to provide proper safety permits for work leading to death and injuries. YLAW has also represented companies accused of negligence when equipment catastrophically failed including special lift nubbins, fiberglass sucker rods, worn elevators, pipeline fires, and cement failures. It has contacts with experts in failure analysis, metallurgy, and oilfield operations ready to investigate and assist in all manner of claims.
In addition to work at the well head or along the pipelines, YLAW represents oilfield companies in transportation related claims whether a, 18-wheeler, hot shot truck, or standard pickup truck accidents and has experts specializing in motor carrier regulations ready to assist if necessary.
YLAW’s attorneys will help you investigate, preserve evidence, and proactively defend the most serious cases. YLAW stands ready to assist you whether the case in pre-suit, in litigation, or on the eve of trial.