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When Drunk Truck Drivers Cause Accidents

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Driving a truck is a difficult job that requires attention to detail and a great deal of stamina. When a truck driver operates their vehicle under the influence of alcohol, it can lead to serious accidents that cause major injuries. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident where the truck driver was charged with a DUI, you might be …

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Can I File a Lawsuit If a Semi-Truck Jackknifes?

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Accidents involving semi-trucks are some of the most serious on the road, often resulting in major injuries and damages. This is especially true when the cause of an accident is a jackknife. Because a semi-truck is in two parts, the cab and the trailer, they are able to move independently. Jackknifing is a constant concern and leads to thousands of accidents …

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: Who’s at Fault?

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If your job involves driving a commercial vehicle, then you’re probably vigilant about avoiding an accident. However, despite your best efforts, it’s entirely possible that an accident will eventually occur, which may have you wondering about who may be at fault in your wreck. While workers’ compensation will cover your injuries without consideration of fault, negligence and fault can be key …

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Who’s at Fault in a Truck Accident?

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One of the most serious incidents that you can be involved with on the road is being in an accident involving a semi-truck. However, despite the fact that the fault of the truck driver in these cases is almost always evident, filing a claim after such a wreck can be very legally complicated. Your first and most important step in …

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How Do Defective Product Liability Claims Work?

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You’ve probably seen the news stories lately about various brands of electronics from mobile devices to e-cigs overheating, catching on fire and even exploding, causing injuries to their users. When this happens, the manufacturer of the product can often be held responsible for paying for the damages you suffer, but it’s important to understand the kinds of liability claim that …

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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 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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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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How To Manage A Blind Spot

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Blind spots are often associated with car mirrors, especially the side view mirrors for checking traffic to the side of your car. However, it more generally refers to any area that you can’t view. For example, the A pillars of many cars are very thick and can interfere with your ability to assess traffic at intersections. Safe driving requires that …

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Truck Drivers Are Held To A Higher Standard On The Road And Must Be Safe

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Accidents with trucks can be especially dangerous. The results are often devastating. Significant damages to the vehicle and severe injuries for the occupants are common. Unfortunately many of these accidents could have been avoided if the truck driver had taken the proper precautions. Odessa car accident lawyer, Childs Bishop & White P.C., wants drivers to know about common causes of truck …

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Driving In Poor Weather Conditions

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Although everyone is hopeful that they will not ever be in a car accident the statistics indicate that the majority of drivers will. It is important to be prepared for what to do if you are in a car accident before the situation occurs. Odessa car accident lawyers, Childs Bishop & White, want you to be safe. Therefore it is important to …

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Work Accidents In The Trucking Industry

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Many people say the heart of the economy is trucking. We get the things we need because trucks are always on the road transporting goods and materials. There are thousands of trucks on the road that travel various routes in order to deliver all of the products we are so used to getting. Since truckers work so many hours and …

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Auto Accident Attorney Discusses Two-vehicle Crash On U.S. 385

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Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety provided details of an early morning head-on crash that happened in Upton County. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 385, near mile marker 408, at about 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. Car Swerves Into Oncoming Traffic Troopers say that a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 pickup truck was northbound when a southbound …

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Auto Accident Attorney In Odessa Discusses Rollover Wreck

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A motorist reportedly lost control of a pickup truck just before a rollover accident in the Midland area on Sunday, August 23. According to the Midland police, the crash occurred on Highway 191 at approximately 6:30 p.m., two miles west of Loop 250. Accident Details Authorities told NewsWest 9 that a 2008 blue Nissan Titan was eastbound on Highway 191 …

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Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Alleged Wrong-way Driver

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A Yuba City, California, man now faces manslaughter charges following an alleged wrong-way driving accident that occurred on Sunday, August 2, in Lubbock. Three Vehicles Collide A Lubbock Police news release says that the 24-year-old man was driving a 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck northbound in the southbound lanes of East Slaton Highway. The truck then allegedly crashed head-on into …

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Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Pickup Truck Hitting Home

Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Pickup Truck Hitting Home

On Sunday, August 16, an alleged drunk driver lost control of his vehicle in Sheffield, where it smashed into a home with tragic results. Allegedly Traveling At High Speeds Authorities state that a 24-year-old male motorist was traveling down Main Street at allegedly excessive speed when he lost control of his Ford F-150 pickup truck which flew across a traffic …

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Oil Field Accident Attorney Discusses Oil Rig Accident Involving Two Texas Men

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An oil field accident in Woods County, Oklahoma, on Thursday, July 23, involved two Texas men, according to the Enid News. Accident Details Dispatchers responded to a call received at 11:17 a.m. regarding an incident on Comanche Road near County Road 470. The incident report from the Woods County Sheriff’s Department states that a number of workers were fishing for …

Robert WhiteOil Field Accident Attorney Discusses Oil Rig Accident Involving Two Texas Men

Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Wreck Involving Two Semis

Odessa Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Wreck Involving Two Semis

Two 18-wheelers collided in Reeves County on Friday, July 31, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The accident occurred at approximately 9:35 p.m. on U.S. Highway 285, several miles south of Pecos. Trucker Attempts Left Turn A press release from the TDPS reports that a 49-year-old man from Fort Stockton was driving a semi southbound when he attempted …

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Auto Accident Attorney In Odessa Discusses I-20 Head-on Collision

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Authorities report that a two-vehicle wreck occurred on Interstate 20 on Tuesday, July 21. The crash happened just east of Stanton at about 5:30 p.m., according to San Angelo Live. Pickup Crosses Median A 30-year-old Odessa man was eastbound on the interstate in a 2013 Ford F-150 pickup truck. At the same time, a 35-year-old male was westbound in a …

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Odessa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Alleged Wrong-way Driver In Fatal Wreck

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A car and a pickup truck collided head-on about five miles west of Sterling City on Sunday, July 5, at about 3:30 p.m. Truck Allegedly In Wrong Lane According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 31-year-old man from Midland was driving a 2013 Nissan Altima westbound on State Highway 158. At the same time, …

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