Dangers of the Oil Field

The oil industry has long been a backbone of global energy production. It drives economic growth and provides millions of jobs. However, along with its major impacts, it is important to know the basic dangers and risks of working in the oilfield. This article focuses on the various dangers that oilfield workers face, ranging from […]

Injury or Death High Risk for Oil Workers

In the oil and gas industry, workers face a range of hazards that can result in several types of injuries. In many circumstances, the law may provide monetary compensation for the injury and related damages like lost wages. How Do These Injuries Occur? From 2007 to 2011, a total of 529 fatal injuries occurred in […]

Industry Actions Put People at Risk

The oil and gas industry has been exposed time and time again for putting people and public safety behind profits. The latest news shows that the industry has been underreporting serious leaks/releases. The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology recently released findings that oil companies, particularly those in the Permian Basin, grossly underreported […]


Injuries can be devastating. The road to recovery is stressful. It can be a long and frustrating process. The insurance company might refuse to handle your claim fairly, accuse you of exaggerating, or making things up. If you must file a lawsuit, it can be overwhelming. Typically, our clients have never been involved in a […]

Industrial Waste Disposal – Taking Advantage of Small Town America

Small, poor towns across the country are increasingly subject to the nearby placement of dangerous waste storage operations.  Unfortunately, these towns rarely have full representation at the regulatory stage to ensure the safety of their residents.  Stag Liuzza represents residents against the Town of Wheatfield in New York where companies dumped Love Canal waste. Stag […]

The Negative Impacts of Orphan Wells

Orphan wells, also known as abandoned or inactive wells, can pose significant dangers to the environment and human health. These wells are no longer in use or have been abandoned by their operators for various reasons.  Some wells are abandoned due to bankruptcy, while others are disowned due to the depletion of resources. Environmental Impact […]

Regulation of PFAS in Juvenile Products

Polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances, referred to as PFAS and “forever chemicals,” are highly toxic. The chemicals are known to increase the risk of numerous injuries including immune system suppression and certain cancers. Notably, they do not break down in the human body or the environment. Why Do Baby and Children’s Products Contain PFAS? PFAS are […]

The Danger of PFAS in Car Washes

PFAS are used in car wash operations for their water-repellent properties. Car washes utilize PFAS-containing products because they repel water, oil and dirt. PFAS Prized for Repelling Water, Oil, and Dirt Car washes use PFAS in various forms, such as sprays, waxes, and rinses. They apply these products to vehicles to create a barrier that […]

Oil Well Blowouts Injuring Workers

The Deepwater Horizon Disaster is the most infamous and dramatic blowout in recent memory. Many workers were killed and injured when this well lost control in the Gulf of Mexico. This is not an isolated incident. Injuries can and do occur periodically when oil wells blow out. Fortunately, the law provides recovery to injured workers. […]

Widespread PFAS Drinking Water Contamination

PFAS includes a family of synthetic chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, used in a variety of consumer products and industrial processes. Many call PFAS the “forever chemical” because it persists in the environment. While these chemicals are highly useful, studies link PFAS to a number of health and environmental risks. A review of certain statistics highlight […]

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