Why Brake Failure is the Most Common Cause of Truck Accidents

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Trucking accidents are some of the most terrifying, dangerous that you can be involved in. While there are a number of causes of trucking accidents, one of the most common is a brake failure. Brakes can fail for a variety of reasons, but usually, it is something that should, and could have, been prevented. If you’ve been involved in a …

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What a Lawyer Can Do for You After a Big Truck Accident

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Getting into an accident with a commercial truck is the last place any of us should want to be. If you do not suffer extensive physical injuries, at the very least your vehicle is in for a number. However, when an insurance or trucking company drags its feet providing you the benefits both needed and deserved, you have the right …

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How to Find the Right Nursing Home in Odessa

Although a difficult decision for any family to make, sometimes it might be necessary to commit your elderly loved ones to a nursing home. However, no matter how seemingly nice the home, you should still always be on the lookout for possible signs of nursing home abuse. If you observe anything, contact a nursing home abuse lawyer right away. Attorney …

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How Fault is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

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There is nothing quite so stressful and potentially lethal as a commercial truck accident. The damage to your car is itself almost always overwhelming and that is not factoring in possible physical injury that you might have sustained. However, getting help from insurance companies is often a dreadful experience and many unscrupulous providers will try to avoid paying you what …

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How to Prove Fault After a You are Hurt in a Car Accident

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In personal injury cases, particularly automobile accident cases, proving fault is the difference between getting the type of settlement you need and being left out in the cold with no compensation for your injuries. Sometimes, proving fault in a car accident can be difficult, however. Following such a traumatic event, your memory can be affected, making it hard for you …

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Why You Need to Call a Lawyer After a Truck Accident

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Truck accidents don’t comprise a large volume of vehicular crashes every year, but they tend to be much more serious than other kinds of auto accidents due to the size of the vehicles involved. They also tend to be a lot more complicated than other kinds of accidents because the responsible party can be tough to nail down. Education is …

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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 Being Hurt in a Car Accident Impacts Your Life

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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Questions to Ask When Contacting an Auto Accident Attorney

Questions to Ask When Contacting an Auto Accident Attorney

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 …

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Avoid Common Accidents with This Little Bit of Advice

Avoid Common Accidents with This Little Bit of Advice

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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Slip and Fall Accidents Can Be Severe

Slip and Fall Accidents Can Be Severe

Many people assume when they slip and fall it was their own fault. They don’t consider the fact that someone else may be negligent and therefore liable for their injury. Odessa injury lawyer Childs Bishop & White P.C. wants you to know that sometimes slips and falls aren’t just innocent accidents. Sometimes they are due to unsafe conditions and the property owner …

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Safety Tips For Being Around Dangerous Equipment

Safety Tips For Being Around Dangerous Equipment

On December 14, an Odessa man was killed in an industrial accident in Midland when a crane, which was unloading counter weights from the man’s 18-wheeler, tipped over and fell on him. Because accidents on the job can lead to serious injury or death, we want to provide you with some tips for safety when working around dangerous equipment. Avoid unsafe …

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Our Lawyer Gives Safe Winter Driving Tips

Our Lawyer Gives Safe Winter Driving Tips

Although Odessa does not get the snow that the Northeastern United States receives, overnight temperatures often drop below freezing in the winter months. This affects the road conditions and requires drivers to adopt appropriate winter driving techniques. During the day when the sun is shining and the temperatures are in the 50s or 60s the road conditions are optimal. However, …

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Maximizing Your Insurance Claim: What You Should Do

Maximizing Your Insurance Claim: What You Should Do

After being in an auto accident, you probably have a lot on your mind. Not only can it take a toll on you physically, but it can take a toll on you financially and emotionally. It feels like there are a million things that you should be doing all at the same time. As chaotic as it might seem, you …

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Recent Events Reinforce Need for Seatbelts, Vigilance on Motorcycles

Recent Events Reinforce Need for Seatbelts, Vigilance on Motorcycles

Two accidents in early October underscore the need for driver safety in motorcycles and automobiles. In the first, Matthew Dominic Munoz, a 25-year-old man from Fort Stockton, was killed when his motorcycle crashed into the rear-end of a John Deere backhoe loader. According to a Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman, Munoz hit the backhoe while traveling on 42nd Lane …

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Auto Accident Attorney Explains Underage Drinking and Driving

A recent ad campaign targets, for the first time, underage drinkers who drive. Although young people who drink and drive have long been a focus of campaigns urging safety, people under the age of 21 have not been a specific focus. Accidents in motor vehicles are the number one cause of fatalities among teenagers nationwide. Nearly half of people under …

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Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Car Hitting Pole In Odessa

Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Car Hitting Pole In Odessa

At approximately 2:03 a.m. on Sunday, July 19, dispatchers sent Odessa police officers and firefighters to the scene of a single-vehicle accident. The crash occurred close to where Grant Avenue and Pool Road intersect, according to the Odessa American. Vehicle Hits Pole Odessa police say that a 1992 Ford Crown Victoria driven by a 71-year-old male left the road and …

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Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Outcome of Pedestrian Hit-and-run

Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Outcome of Pedestrian Hit-and-run

According to a press release from the Ector County District Attorney’s Office, a 2013 pedestrian hit-and-run case is the subject of a guilty plea. Man Crossing Street  At approximately 8 a.m. on September 30, 2013, a Odessa man in a 2004 white Crown Victoria struck a 90-year-old male pedestrian attempting to cross East 8th Street. The pedestrian was on his …

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Auto Accident Attorney Discusses Skidding Vehicles

Auto Accident Attorney Discusses Skidding Vehicles

A recent car accident involving two vehicles happened after one driver did not take a curve correctly. She over-corrected and skidded sideways into oncoming traffic, colliding with another vehicle. Unfortunately, three out of the six people involved in the accident died soon afterwards, and as of June 3, the other three people were hospitalized in critical condition. Because the skidding …

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Oil Field Accident Attorney Notes Electrocution Accident

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A West Texas oil field accident has resulted in a loss of life. The fatal event occurred approximately eight miles northwest of Westbrook, in the northern part of Mitchell County. Workers employed by a pumping unit service out of Midland were involved. Two Workers Killed On August 20, three workers were working to remove a pump jack in order to …

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