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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.   …

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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 …

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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 …

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Truck Accidents On Restricted Roads

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Author: C. Bennett Long, Esq., Mobile, AL 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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Texas Oil Lawyer Sought By Police After Boating Accident

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By: Blaine Barrilleaux, Esq., Lafayette, Louisiana 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 …

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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 …

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Houston Man Victorious In Oilfield Injury Lawsuit

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Author: Mitch Grissim, Mitch Grissim & Associates Oilfield jobs are exceptionally dangerous. In fact, they can be among the most hazardous careers there are, right up there with construction work. When a worker gets hurt in an oilfield accident, workers’ compensation should kick in to cover their injuries and lost wages. Sometimes, however, the industry tries to cover up accidents …

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Common Examples Of Negligence In Oilfield Accidents

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It’s no secret that working at an oilfield is a dangerous job. Being around heavy machinery and working with powerful and unpredictable natural forces presents a natural risk, but that doesn’t mean you have no recourse should you be injured on the job. You’re still entitled to a reasonably safe working environment, just like everybody else. Accidents do still happen …

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Notable Texas Car Accident Statistics

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Car accidents in Texas happen far too often. Whether accidents are due to inattentive drivers or high-speed limits on some highways is unclear, but it is clear that you need to be careful every time you venture out onto the road. Remember, the best kind of car accident is one that you’ve avoided altogether. We don’t always have a choice, …

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Common Safety Hazards In Oil & Gas Industry

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The oil and gas industry may still be incredibly profitable for the guys on top, but the overall business has suffered a chain of budget cuts and constraints. While supervisors are looking to cut costs, health and safety practices must always be supported. Safety is especially important for this industry, considering its fatality rate is seven times higher than the …

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Why Was My Personal Injury Claim Denied?

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By: Peter Davis, Esq., Paterson, New Jersey After you’ve suffered a personal injury, one of the last things you want to do is deal with an insurance company. They always put on a friendly face when selling their policies, but they never really want to give out any money. Their business model depends upon them keeping as much money as …

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Car Accident Caused by Cell Phone in Texas

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Driving is something most of us do every day, but that doesn’t mean we should allow ourselves to become distracted when behind the wheel. It’s a common activity for so many, but it’s an activity that requires focus and direction. There are plenty of distractions that can compromise that focus, but one distraction has received a lot of attention lately. …

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Texas Truck Accident Causes

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When you’re in a truck accident it turns your entire life upside down. You’re faced with massive medical bills, you can’t work any longer, your personal life is in shambles, and all you want is to feel like you’re in control of your own destiny again. Truck accidents cause damage that is far more catastrophic than accidents with cars, simply …

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Odessa Semi Truck Accident Lawyer

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Accidents involving semi-trucks, big rigs, eighteen wheelers, and the like, are found all over Texas. They’re also some of the most devastating and catastrophic accidents on the road. While they make up a small percentage of total vehicular accidents, they are on the rise, and the damage they cause is in the millions of dollars every year, both in property …

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Understanding the Insurance Adjusters Role in Your Injury Claim

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If you’ve been in an accident and gotten hurt, when you file your claim you will at some point have to deal with an insurance adjuster. These people are often obstacles to getting the compensation you deserve, and they can be your worst enemy when all you want is to be paid for your medical costs, lost wages and the …

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas?

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Every state has its own laws and statutes regarding the filing of wrongful death cases. These cases, which are completely separate from criminal charges, allow you to receive financial compensation for the harm you’ve suffered after the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Of course, collecting on these claims can get complicated, and there are specific …

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Your Medical Records, HIPAA, and You

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Author: Dr. Bill LaTour, Esq., Los Angeles, California Your medical records are the core of your life. They tell almost everything about you, and there are a lot of circumstances where you might need to look at them. It could be something very basic like you’re changing doctors or seeing a new specialist and you need to transfer copies. It …

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