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What to Do After a Car Accident in Odessa, Texas

Car accident in Odessa, TX

Devastating car accidents happen every day on our roads in Odessa, Texas. The moments after being involved in a car accident can be incredibly traumatic and confusing, but knowing what to do in the aftermath of a wreck can make all the difference in the world when it comes to protecting your safety and your chances of recovering compensation for …

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Fewer Texans Are Driving: How Will the COVID-19 Crisis Impact Car Insurance Rates?

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With the COVID-19 pandemic in full effect, almost every state in the nation has issued variations on the stay-at-home order, meaning fewer people are out and about. Many wonder what fewer cars on the roads will mean for car insurance rates in Texas? Learn about the effects of COVID-19 on Texas car insurance premiums and what it may mean for …

Robert WhiteFewer Texans Are Driving: How Will the COVID-19 Crisis Impact Car Insurance Rates?

We’re Here For You: How We’re Handling The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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Attorney Robert White and our team of legal experts have been fighting for the rights of our injured neighbors across Odessa, Midland, and the Permian Basin for over 30 years — and we’re proud that there isn’t a single obstacle that can get in the way of our team continuing to do so for many years to come. As the …

Robert WhiteWe’re Here For You: How We’re Handling The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to West Texas: What You Need to Know

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Our Odessa Car Accident Lawyers Examine the Vehicles of the Future Recently, the self-driving car manufacturing company Waymo announced that it would soon be launching two of its models into West Texas for testing. Chrysler Pacifica minivans and long-haul trucks will soon be spotted barrelling down portions of I-10, I-20, and I-45 without drivers. These routes were called “interesting” and …

Robert WhiteSelf-Driving Cars Are Coming to West Texas: What You Need to Know

The Truth Hurts: 5 Myths About Semi-Truck Accidents You Need to Know

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Our Odessa Truck Accident Lawyers Debunk Some of the Most Common Misconceptions If you’ve been hurt in an accident involving a large truck, you may be scouring the internet looking for answers on what to do next. What’s worse, insurance adjusters will likely start calling and pressuring you to settle for a low amount or sign documents that you aren’t …

Robert WhiteThe Truth Hurts: 5 Myths About Semi-Truck Accidents You Need to Know

1.7 Million Defective Takata Airbags Still Threaten Texas Drivers

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If Your Airbag Injured You, Our Odessa Car Accident Lawyers Can Help The recalling of Takata airbags started in 2014, according to KTBS3, and yet damage remains imminent with millions of defective airbags sitting in vehicles across the state of Texas. Takata airbags were recalled due to issues with the inflator in the device rupturing and shooting pieces of metal …

Robert White1.7 Million Defective Takata Airbags Still Threaten Texas Drivers

4 Things You Need to Know About Insurance Companies After a Car Accident in Odessa

Being hurt in a car accident is an emotional experience. You’re likely dealing with a tremendous amount of pain on top of stressing about how you’re going to pay for your medical bills and car repairs. Many people mistakenly assume that an insurance company will cover all of these costs. Sadly, this is not always the case. Putting faith in …

Robert White4 Things You Need to Know About Insurance Companies After a Car Accident in Odessa

Two Workers Trapped on a Window-Washing Rig During Work Accident

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Why They Might Need an Odessa Workers’ Comp Lawyer Do you like heights? Maybe you enjoy being able to see for miles above the skyline or the feeling of clean, fresh air on your face. But do you trust the manufacturer who made whatever is protecting you from a plummet to solid ground? Two workers trusted their window-washing rig in …

Robert WhiteTwo Workers Trapped on a Window-Washing Rig During Work Accident

Midland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: September 2019

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Our Odessa Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Last Month’s Worst Auto Accidents Car accidents are common on Odessa’s busy roads. Many times, serious vehicle accidents could have been prevented if drivers would have exercised more caution. Our Odessa car accident attorneys have put together a list below of some of the worst collisions last month to encourage Odessa residents to be …

Robert WhiteMidland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: September 2019

Midland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: April 2019

At Childs Bishop & White, we are passionate and dedicated to providing legal guidance to those who suffered an injury caused by the careless actions of another individual. We know how devastating an accident can be for a family and we grieve with those who have lost loved ones. Automobile accidents occur for various reasons. Our goal is to raise …

Robert WhiteMidland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: April 2019

Midland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: March 2019

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According to the Texas Department of Transportation, “There were 14,299 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2017 with 17,546 people sustaining a serious injury.” Motor vehicle accidents occur more often than people realize. For this reason, our team of Odessa auto accident lawyers at Childs Bishop & White has put together a vehicle accident report that shares some of the …

Robert WhiteMidland-Odessa Vehicle Accident Report: March 2019

Texas Leads The Nation In Oil Field Accident Deaths

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Our Texas Oil Field Accident Lawyers Can Assist You With Your Claim According to the World Atlas, the United States ranked in the top ten largest oil reserves in the country. While oil is a vital commodity and essential to our growing economy, those who work in this hazardous industry are at high risk for injuries to occur. An article …

Robert WhiteTexas Leads The Nation In Oil Field Accident Deaths

Most Dangerous Roads And Intersections In Midland and Odessa, Texas

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Odessa Car Accident Attorneys Can Help You Understand Your Legal Options Motor vehicle accidents occur more often than people realize and can result in permanent injuries or, in some cases, death. Suffering injuries caused by a careless driver can be stressful and time-consuming without strong legal representation. If you or a loved one sustained injuries or property damage caused by …

Robert WhiteMost Dangerous Roads And Intersections In Midland and Odessa, Texas

West Texas Oil Surge Will Yield More Oilfield Accidents

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Texas Oilfield Accident Attorneys Can Fight for the Compensation You Deserve West Texas, also known as the Permian Basin, is the number one leading oil-producing region in the world. Although oilfields offer numerous jobs to Texas residents, they can also create dangerous working conditions. According to East Texas Matters, “Companies in the Permian Basin – an ancient, oil-rich seabed that …

Robert WhiteWest Texas Oil Surge Will Yield More Oilfield Accidents

Truck Accidents On Restricted Roads

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Odessa Semi-Truck Lawyers are Available to Help You with Your Legal Claim Across the United States, intersections and roadways allow semi-trucks to travel and deliver materials to countless companies. However, due to their massive size and potentially hazardous loads, large trucks increase the dangers other drivers face when behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway …

Robert WhiteTruck Accidents On Restricted Roads

What Information Is Sought During A Texas Truck Accident Investigation?

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Consult An Odessa Truck Accident Lawyer Who Knows How To Investigate Your Accident Case The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) stated, “In 2016, 4,440 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes.” If you were injured in a semi-truck accident, we highly recommend you contact our Odessa truck accident lawyers at Childs, Bishop & White right away. In …

Robert WhiteWhat Information Is Sought During A Texas Truck Accident Investigation?

Busy Oilfields Leading To More Traffic Accidents in Permian Basin

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Odessa Accident Lawyers Dedicated to Serving the Texas Community The greater the traffic, the higher the risk for accidents to occur. Traffic accidents have skyrocketed on roads that see heavy oilfield traffic, which makes the Permian Basin area more dangerous for drivers on the roadways. In a recent article by Your Basin, James Beauchamp, President of Motran, a Midland-Odessa Transportation …

Robert WhiteBusy Oilfields Leading To More Traffic Accidents in Permian Basin

When The Semi-Truck Driver Is Intoxicated

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By: Ken Nunn, The Ken Nunn Law Office Accidents on the road happen. However, there is no excuse for commercial truck drivers, or any drivers for that matter, that decide to operate their vehicles while intoxicated. Accidents involving semi-trucks tend to have even more catastrophic results, such as severe injuries or death, due to their large size and weight. Driving …

Robert WhiteWhen The Semi-Truck Driver Is Intoxicated

Texas Oil Lawyer Sought By Police After Boating Accident

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Texas authorities are investigating whether or not Doug McWilliams, a prominent Houston oil lawyer for Vinson & Elkins LLP, should be charged after leaving the scene of a boating accident that occurred on Austin’s Lake Travis on the evening of May 10th. A felony arrest warrant was requested by a game warden with the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, …

Robert WhiteTexas Oil Lawyer Sought By Police After Boating Accident

Construction Accident Kills One At Texas Hospital

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The construction industry is potentially the single most dangerous career out there. Thousands of people sustain injuries or die every year in construction-related accidents. Even with today’s more stringent safety protocols and greater scrutiny, the problem persists. Unsecured equipment, hazardous chemical exposure, slip and fall accidents and other dangerous situations place construction workers in danger constantly. Recently, these dangers came …

Robert WhiteConstruction Accident Kills One At Texas Hospital