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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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How Pain and Suffering is Determined in a Personal Injury Case

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Suffering, an otherwise avoidable personal injury, can have devastating consequences on your life, though determining a dollar amount for this pain and suffering can be difficult. How exactly are the damages in a personal injury case calculated after all? Only a trained personal injury lawyer can answer that question, and attorney Robert White would like to do just that for …

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Don’t Sign Anything: Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer

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The second you are involved in an accident, whether in the workplace, on the road, or anywhere in between, you are entering a complicated legal system that does not always have your best interests at heart. On top of unscrupulous parties, you will likely fall prey to all kinds of difficult emotions, and it might seem tempting to just get …

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Do I Need to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

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Accidents are not always avoidable, and dealing with the personal injuries afterwards can often be a nightmare. However, the ordeal does not have to be intolerable. By working with a personal injury lawyer, you can recoup all of your losses as well as set yourself up moving forward, and attorney Robert White would like to do exactly that for you. …

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What You Should Know About Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Odessa

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When a family member dies in a sudden, unforeseen accident, the consequences are going to be devastating no matter who you are. Making matters worse is knowing that the accident that claimed your loved one’s life could have been easily avoided. Now your whole family has been turned on its head, and the transition is often too much to handle. …

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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 Personal Injury Lawyer in Odessa

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You are usually not called to court for a good reason. More often than not, you have suffered a personal injury because of the negligence or incompetence of others and are currently being denied fair and proper compensation. If you ever find yourself in this situation, it might just be best to contact a professional personal injury lawyer for help …

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How to Find the Right Nursing Home in Odessa

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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 Avoid Pool Accidents This Summer

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If you’re a pool owner, you know how refreshing a quick dip in the pool can be during the hottest months of the year. What you might not realize is that pools can also be a huge liability for homeowners should someone get hurt, possibly costing you a great deal of money that you cannot afford to lose. Protecting yourself from …

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5 Easy Tips for Negotiating With an Insurance Company

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After being hurt in a car accident, the last thing you want to have to deal with is unfair compensation from the insurance company. You know you have to negotiate, but sometimes after all the emotional and physical turmoil you’re already going through, you just don’t have the energy. But no one should settle for anything less than they deserve …

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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 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 …

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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 to Prevent Oil Field Accidents

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Oil and gas well drilling is a hot button issue these days—between protestors challenging dependence on fossil fuel and the process of fracking, and our continuing everyday need for these substances, there are a lot of complications. Even worse, there are all kinds of potential dangers on the job on the best of days, from the equipment and materials used …

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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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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 …

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When Do You Think You Should Hire A Workers’ Comp Attorney?

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If you suffered a serious injury on the job you might be wondering if it is time to speak with an Odessa Workers Comp Attorney. In short, there are times when an attorney is not necessary and times when you should never handle your own case. The most common issues that come with workers’ compensation claims are flat-out denial of the claim …

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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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Safety Tips For Being Around Dangerous Equipment

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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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