November 2016 Archives

Brain injury and its link to depression

A brain injury from a workplace accident in San Antonio can affect people in numerous ways. One of those ways is depression. According to Brainline.org, three out of 10 people who incur a brain injury will experience depression, while only one out of 10 people without a brain injury experiences the disorder.

Oilfield accidents: What type of compensation can you claim?

Working on an oil field can provide a good living for you and your family but there is also a higher risk of injury. At The Law Offices of Miller & Bicklein, PC, one of the most common questions we hear from injured workers is what types of compensation are they eligible for.

Investigation: Semis transporting chemicals through Houston

Heavy trucks are a daily sight on the highways circling and passing through Houston. Just the size of these vehicles poses a threat to others on the road since they need more space to maneuver in and more time to stop. Drivers who are caught up in traffic may become innocent victims of truckers who are not paying attention or are driving in a reckless manner. If the trucks are carrying hazardous chemicals, the results can even be more disastrous.

What are the laws regarding child passenger safety in Texas?

As a parent, you want to keep your children as safe as possible, and that includes in the car as you drive them from place to place. It is important to be familiar with the Texas laws that concern passenger safety for children, not only to keep your child safe, but also to avoid receiving a ticket or other consequence for non-compliance.

The process to appeal a workers' compensation claim denial

Not all workers' compensation claims in Texas are processed to the satisfaction of the claimant. This might be a complete denial of the claim, or it might be an insufficient amount. According to the Texas Department of Insurance, dispute resolution might go through one or more of the following steps:

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San Antonio, TX 78230

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Odessa, TX 79761

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Abilene, TX 79602

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