More Families Join in Lawsuits in the Aftermath of Midland Train Accident | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

More Families Join in Lawsuits in the Aftermath of Midland Train Accident | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

Several families are already taking legal action in the aftermath of the horrific train accident in Midland, but it seems like now several more families are joining in the fight for justice. Four people were killed and several others were injured when a train collided with a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. It was an unimaginable tragedy …

Robert WhiteMore Families Join in Lawsuits in the Aftermath of Midland Train Accident | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

Happy Holidays From Childs Bishop & White!

Happy Holidays From Childs Bishop & White!

The holiday season is a time for sharing with friends and family, a time for giving to those less fortunate, and a time to be thankful for what you have. As we get closer to the New Year we want to take a moment to look back and remember all that’s happened over the past twelve months. As a personal …

Robert WhiteHappy Holidays From Childs Bishop & White!

Bed Rails Are an Often Overlooked Danger in Nursing Homes and Hospitals | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

Bed Rails Are an Often Overlooked Danger in Nursing Homes and Hospitals | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

There’s an overlooked danger that emergency room patients and the elderly in nursing homes face every time they’re put into bed — the bed itself. From 2003 to May 2012, 150 elderly adults lost their lives after becoming trapped between the mattress and bed rails of a hospital bed. On top of that nearly 4,000 people a year suffer serious …

Robert WhiteBed Rails Are an Often Overlooked Danger in Nursing Homes and Hospitals | Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer

Update of Hospital That Received Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Lawyer

Update of Hospital That Received Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Lawyer

In September we shared the story of a Texas hospital that was hit with the largest fine against a hospital in the state’s history. The $1 million dollar fine was levied against Parkland Health & Hospital after the facility violated multiple patient safety guidelines. The Department of State Health Services found that the hospital didn’t keep proper medical records, didn’t …

Robert WhiteUpdate of Hospital That Received Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Lawyer

Another Push is Being Made for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving | Odessa Auto Accident Lawyer

Another Push is Being Made for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving | Odessa Auto Accident Lawyer

If you’ve ever been driving down the road and looked over to see the driver next to you texting, it can be a scary sight. They’re distracted, their face is buried in their phone, and you’re probably thinking it’s only a matter of time before the worst happens. Well, former Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick is trying to do something …

Robert WhiteAnother Push is Being Made for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving | Odessa Auto Accident Lawyer

Explosion Injures Eight Workers at Propane Company | Odessa Injury Accident Lawyer

Explosion Injures Eight Workers at Propane Company | Odessa Injury Accident Lawyer

West Texas is no stranger to work-related accidents. With a booming oil industry more and more workers are in the oil fields, working around heavy machinery in extreme conditions. In fact, just two weeks ago we discussed an accident at an oil field where a worker received an $11 million settlement after suffering a crippling injury from a faulty elevator. …

Robert WhiteExplosion Injures Eight Workers at Propane Company | Odessa Injury Accident Lawyer

A Boom in Oil Jobs Has Meant a Rise in Fatal Auto Accidents | Wrongful Death Lawyer in Odessa

A Boom in Oil Jobs Has Meant a Rise in Fatal Auto Accidents | Wrongful Death Lawyer in Odessa

There has been a troubling rise in fatal traffic accidents in West Texas over the last several years. Many believe there’s an obvious correlation between the number of deadly accidents and the increasing numbers of people flooding to the area to take advantage of the surge of oil jobs. The Midland/ Odessa Transportation Alliance claims that injury accidents are up …

Robert WhiteA Boom in Oil Jobs Has Meant a Rise in Fatal Auto Accidents | Wrongful Death Lawyer in Odessa

Oil Worker and Family Receive $11 Million in Damages After Crippling Accident | Accident Attorney Odessa

Oil Worker and Family Receive $11 Million in Damages After Crippling Accident | Accident Attorney Odessa

The safety of oilfield workers is always a big concern for the families of the men and women that work in the oil industry, and it’s a big concern for us as well. We’ve previously spent a lot of time discussing the dangers surrounding this important job, and unfortunately not much time usually passes without hearing about a new and …

Robert WhiteOil Worker and Family Receive $11 Million in Damages After Crippling Accident | Accident Attorney Odessa

Malpractice Tort Reform Benefits Big Insurance Not Patients | Injury Lawyer Odessa

Malpractice Tort Reform Benefits Big Insurance Not Patients | Injury Lawyer Odessa

We’ve previously discussed the Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform Act passed in 2003. This act placed a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages that a malpractice victim could recover. It’s been a controversial issue since it was passed and for good reason – it hasn’t worked. Those that opposed the legislation believed it favored insurance companies over patients and wouldn’t have …

Robert WhiteMalpractice Tort Reform Benefits Big Insurance Not Patients | Injury Lawyer Odessa

Two Semi-Trucks Collide, Shutting Down I-20 | Odessa Truck Accident Lawyer

Two Semi-Trucks Collide, Shutting Down I-20 | Odessa Truck Accident Lawyer

Thousands of commercial trucks cross West Texas highways each and every day. These trucks can weigh up to 80,000lbs, and when they run into smaller passenger vehicles the results are often grim. In an Odessa big truck accident, more often than not, the people in the passenger car are left with serious injuries, even killed, while the truck drivers walk …

Robert WhiteTwo Semi-Trucks Collide, Shutting Down I-20 | Odessa Truck Accident Lawyer

Family Files Suit After Botched 911 Call | Odessa Wrongful Death Lawyer

Family Files Suit After Botched 911 Call | Odessa Wrongful Death Lawyer

On August 19, a Texas woman’s family arrived at her house, concerned after days had passed without hearing from her. When they got to her home they found water seeping out from around the house and all the doors locked. They forced their way into the home and to their horror found that their loved one had been killed. It …

Robert WhiteFamily Files Suit After Botched 911 Call | Odessa Wrongful Death Lawyer

Celebrate My Drive Event Hopes to Educate Teenage Drivers | Odessa Accident Lawyer

Celebrate My Drive Event Hopes to Educate Teenage Drivers | Odessa Accident Lawyer

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death for teenagers, not only in West Texas, but across the country. To combat this troubling fact, the Celebrate My Drive event has been rolled out in communities across the nation in hopes of making teenagers better drivers. The event will be hosted by the Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol …

Robert WhiteCelebrate My Drive Event Hopes to Educate Teenage Drivers | Odessa Accident Lawyer

Texas Hospital Hit With Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Attorney

Texas Hospital Hit With Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Attorney

A Texas hospital has recently had a $1 million dollar fine levied against it. The fine marks the largest against a hospital in the state’s history. Parkland Health & Hospital has been hit with the massive fine after repeated patient safety violations. The hospital was put under intense federal oversight last fall after widespread complaints were made against the facility …

Robert WhiteTexas Hospital Hit With Largest Fine in State History | Odessa Injury Attorney

Oil Jobs Surge in the Permian Basin | Odessa Work Accident Lawyer

Oil Jobs Surge in the Permian Basin | Odessa Work Accident Lawyer

Oil jobs are coming back to the greater Odessa area in a big way. An increased need for black gold along with advanced techniques like horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing are revitalizing the industry and with that revitalization comes a need for more workers. In fact some industry experts believe that the recent boom may actually be negatively affected by …

Robert WhiteOil Jobs Surge in the Permian Basin | Odessa Work Accident Lawyer