Here in Texas, the oil industry has generated great benefits for the state. With these positive effects can sometimes come drawbacks, however. Serious injuries can happen in oil fields due to explosions, motor vehicle crashes, other types of accidents and so forth. One of the most serious injuries a person can suffer is to his or her brain. Someone who suffers from a brain injury may not be aware that he or she has legal recourse available that can help cover medical and related costs that can often be life-long.