December 2016 Archives

What is considered an occupational disease?

In the state of Texas, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation if you are diagnosed with an illness related to an occupation you held or still hold. One of the things that our attorneys at The Law Offices of Miller & Bicklein, P.C., explain to people is what qualifies as a work-related illness.

Alcohol suspected in fatal San Antonio crash

Alcohol and driving is never a good mix, but people in San Antonio continue to disregard the dangers. In 2015, the Texas Department of Transportation reported that throughout the state, 960 people died as the result of an alcohol-related crash. These statistics include passengers, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Statewide, there were more than 8,000 accidents attributed to drunk driving, 1,610 of which were categorized as incapacitating. When people choose to get behind the wheel of their vehicle, they put the lives of everyone around them at risk.

Oilfield workers at high risk for hand and finger injuries

Your hands and fingers are full of nerve endings, making injuries to them more painful than if you were injured elsewhere in your body. In fact, your hands and fingers have more nerve endings for each square centimeter, and more pain receptors than any other part of your body. So the fact that working at an oilfield or drilling oil comes with higher risk to your hands and fingers than other occupations is little comfort.

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8207 Callaghan Road
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San Antonio Office
San Antonio, TX 78230

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4920 S. Loop 289
Suite 103A
Lubbock Office
Lubbock, TX 79414

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519 Golder Ave.
Odessa Office
Odessa, TX 79761

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500 Chestnut Street
Suite 213
Abilene Office (By Appointment Only)
Abilene, TX 79602

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