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What To Do After A Serious Odessa Car Accident

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Any car accident is a stressful and scary time. When you suffer a serious injury as a result, everything doubles. You’re not sure who is responsible or how you can go about getting compensated. People are pressuring you to sign away your rights. There are so many pitfalls, and you need to focus on getting well again, not on complicated …

Robert WhiteWhat To Do After A Serious Odessa Car Accident

What An Auto Accident Attorney Can Do For You

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Auto accidents are not only scary and confusing, but they’re complicated and tricky. You’ll have people coming at you from all sides presenting various offers and trying to get you to sign papers you don’t understand, all while you just want to get your car fixed and get covered for your injuries. It’s hard to know what to do, so …

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How To Prevent A Motorcycle Accident In Odessa

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While motorcycle accidents aren’t more common than other kinds of auto accidents, the nature of the vehicle makes them far more likely to end in a serious injury or fatality. In fact, there are well over 30 times more fatalities from motorcycle accidents than cars. It pays to understand what causes these accidents and how you can avoid it happening …

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How Being Hurt In A Car Accident Impacts Your Life

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Car accidents aren’t just terrifying and stressful. When you are injured in an auto accident, it can turn your entire world upside down. Added to the other problems you face, which can range from relationship issues to not being able to pay your basic bills, are low-balling insurance agencies and the pain you face every day. Consider the ways that …

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What To Know If You’re Hurt On The Job

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When you suffer an injury on the job, the last thing you should have to think about is whether your employer will pay for the medical bills you will incur to treat your injury.  Your Odessa workers’ compensation attorney will help you throughout your case, but there are tips and tricks to help you along the way. Here are 3 things …

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Questions To Ask When Contacting An Auto Accident Attorney

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The person involved in a serious car crash is wise to have as much detail about the events of his or her accident as possible prior to the initial meeting with an auto accident attorney.  The information provided to the attorney needs to evolve around the accident. Some items which are useful include: The individual’s insurance policy, Any notes taken as …

Robert WhiteQuestions To Ask When Contacting An Auto Accident Attorney

How To Make Sure You Receive Compensation For An Injury Claim

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Your Odessa Injury Lawyer will want you to take several steps after any accident, especially if you think you have a chance at receiving compensation for your injuries. What you need to do depends somewhat on the type of accident, but these general guidelines will prove useful: Never Admit To Anything Without Speaking To A Lawyer While you may be responsible to some …

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Parking Tips: The Parking Lot Can Actually Be Very Dangerous

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Parking is one of the first skills you learn as a driver. Whether parking in a parking lot or along the side of the street, making sure your vehicle is not in the way of other vehicles can keep it from being hit by distracted drivers. There are several things you can do to prevent your vehicle from being hit, …

Robert WhiteParking Tips: The Parking Lot Can Actually Be Very Dangerous

Six Tips For Avoiding Road Rage

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For many, driving is an exercise in frustration and aggravation. Between the congested roadways and bad drivers, it’s easy to get hot under the collar. For the hurried motorist, slow drivers have no right to block his way. For the motorist driving at the speed limit, the impatient tailgater has no right to endanger him. Both people are potential road rage …

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How To Manage A Blind Spot

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Blind spots are often associated with car mirrors, especially the side view mirrors for checking traffic to the side of your car. However, it more generally refers to any area that you can’t view. For example, the A pillars of many cars are very thick and can interfere with your ability to assess traffic at intersections. Safe driving requires that …

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Important Safety Tips For Motorcyclists

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Spring is a good time of year to focus on motorcycle safety. More motorcyclists will head out on the road in the spring and summer months and unfortunately, this means more collisions. Odessa motorcycle accident lawyer, Childs Bishop & White, are providing the following tips so motorcyclists stay safe. Tips for Car Drivers Look for motorcycles. Many drivers look for an …

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The Risks Of Buying Used Tires

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Tires are expensive and buying used tires seem like a good bargain. However, this savings comes at the cost of assuming more risk. While most sensible people will choose tires with the best tread, this alone doesn’t insure against a possible tread separation or a tire blowout. The factors that affect this risk are the tire’s age as well as …

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How To File A Car Accident Insurance Claim

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It goes without saying:  an individual filing an automobile liability claim, that is minor in nature, will find the entire process not very complicated. A significant tip, offered by our firm, is that the passenger car owner, involved in the car crash, take photos of the damages to his or her automobile, directly after the accident has occurred. The pictures are …

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Important Car Accident Statistics You Should Know

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Car accidents commonly occur in Texas. Unfortunately many involve serious injury or even death. In 2014, there was at least one death each day on the roadways. Drivers can learn a lot from the statistics of previous crashes. The car accident lawyers at Childs Bishop & White want you to learn from the statistics so you can avoid being in a …

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Driving Tips For Senior Citizens

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According to the CDC fatal crash rates increase as people age with a significantly noticeable increase above age 70. This does not mean drivers over 70 shouldn’t be on the road however. Everyone ages differently and many drivers are able to continue driving into their 80’s and beyond. As we age certain factors increase the chance of getting into a car accident …

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Getting More Familiar With Driverless Cars

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The technology involved in making driverless vehicles is truly revolutionary, and some of the self-driving cars being created are already flawless drivers. However, it may still be a while before the public can start taking advantage of these vehicles as manufactures like Google work out the kinks. One problem is that automated cars are perfect drivers though conditions on the …

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Truck Drivers Are Held To A Higher Standard On The Road And Must Be Safe

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Accidents with trucks can be especially dangerous. The results are often devastating. Significant damages to the vehicle and severe injuries for the occupants are common. Unfortunately many of these accidents could have been avoided if the truck driver had taken the proper precautions. Odessa car accident lawyer, Childs Bishop & White P.C., wants drivers to know about common causes of truck …

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Pedestrian Safety At Night And Information You Need To Know

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The pedestrian is always at risk of being hit by a car when crossing or walking along a road. However, this risk dramatically increases after the sun sets. The night pedestrian’s low visibility on the road often takes the motorist by surprise. Sometimes it is only a matter of chance that the pedestrian is not hit because the motorist was …

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How To Maximize Your Personal Injury Settlement

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If you have been injured by a negligent act, you are already battling medical bills, pain and suffering, and paperwork. Insurance companies will attempt to convince you to settle, even suggesting that an early settlement will help ease your frustrations. However, the insurance company does not have your best interest in mind and only stands to gain from a quick …

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Avoid Common Car Accidents By Following These Tips

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2.3 million people were injured in an auto accident in 2014. Odessa car accident lawyer, Childs Bishop & White, sees the impact these accidents have on people. By understanding common causes of accidents it may be possible to avoid getting in an accident. Consider the following causes and tips for avoiding being involved in one of …

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