I Slipped and Fell on the Sidewalk, Who’s Liable?

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Slip and fall accidents are the most common type of incident that results in injury across the nation. The injuries that result range from minor bruises and sprained ankles to broken bones and even disability or death. Often, these accidents are caused by issues like snow and ice, oil, gravel or even crumbling pavement. If someone was responsible for maintaining …

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I Fell at My Apartment Complex; Can I Sue?

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Premises liability refers to a situation where someone gets injured on someone else’s property. The property owner or primary residents are usually responsible, dependent on the specific circumstances of the fall. For example, if you’re hosting a party and someone gets injured on your property, you might be at fault if it can be shown that you didn’t take appropriate …

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I Was Hurt in an Accident, How Will I Pay My Medical Bills?

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When you’re hurt in an accident, it can be a horrible time, full of stress and you may feel as if your life has been turned upside down. You’re facing mountains of medical bills and you don’t know how you’re going to make ends meet. You deserve, and may be offered, compensation, but how can you be sure it will …

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I Slipped on Water, Can I File an Injury Lawsuit?

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When you are involved in a slip and fall accident, it can be a nightmare. Not only is it horribly embarrassing, people don’t realize just how bad and extensive the injuries can be. People have broken bones, suffered long-term back injuries and more. Getting well can take months or even years, and can be very expensive. Knowing when you can …

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How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help After a Fall

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A slip and fall case hinges on negligence, which can be a tough thing to prove without a personal injury lawyer. The simple truth is that very few slip and fall cases are considered “open and shut” because of all the complex questions surrounding each party’s negligence. Personal injury lawyers are adept at sifting through these questions thoroughly and efficiently, …

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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 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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Common Nursing Injuries Everyone Should Be Aware Of

The hospital environment is full of hazards that are not immediately apparent to the casual visitor. However, nurses and orderlies suffer a wide variety of injuries, some of which are severe enough to end their careers. According to NPR, nursing has one of the highest occupational injury rates. If you or a loved one works in the healthcare industry and …

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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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Oil Field Accident Attorney Notes Fall From Oil Rig

Oil Field Accident Attorney Notes Fall From Oil Rig

An oil field accident in Goliad County, Texas, has taken the life of a 40-year-old Livingston worker. The Goliad County Sheriff’s Office reported that it dispatched officers and paramedics to an oil drilling location on Dobskyville Road at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, February 9. The rig was reportedly operated by Progenies Energy and Excel Energy Production. First responders arrived …

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