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Curtis James Bickers

Curtis Bickers’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • What Are the Legal Rights for Injured Passengers in Drunk-Driving Accidents

    Question: I was the backseat passenger in an SUV that was involved in a wreck with another car on Christmas Eve. The police were called to the scene of the wreck and the police officer issued a citation to each driver for causing the wreck. The driver of the SUV I was a passenge...

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  • Jones Act | BSEE Makes Safety Violations Public, Offshore Companies React

    BSEE Makes Safety Violations Public, Offshore Companies React You would think that the BP disaster in 2010 would have caused offshore drillingcompanies to make safety a top priority. However, In March2013, federal regulatorsissued safety violation notices to several large o...

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  • Companies Continue to Put Employees and Communities at Risk

    Different day but same storylarge company chooses to put employees and community at risk to save a dollar. A massive fire in California at a Chevron plant sent many in the community to the hospital. A report just released from the large fire back in August, 2012 says that Chev...

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  • What to do When the Insurance Company's Final Offer is Too Small

    You have been hurt in a car accident that was not your fault. The medical bills are stacking up and need to be paid. Most people assume that the other driver's insurance company will be fair and do the right thing by paying the medical bills. Unfortunately, that is usually not t...

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  • The Deadly Truth About Texting While Driving

    Texting while driving is fast-becoming a deadly killer on the roads in Texas. One in four accidents in Texas are due to distracted driving. Texting alone caused 361 fatal accidents in Texas last year. This news story reports that a man who was using his cell phone and his laptop ...

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  • What Are the Consequences of a HIPAA Violation?

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule is a Federal protection for the privacy of personal health information that was passed by Congress in 1996. The purpose of HIPAA is to require health care providers and organizations to follow procedures...

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  • When is the Best Time to File an Injury Lawsuit - Sooner or Later?

    Many of our clients first come to us months or even years after they were injured. There are any number of reasons for the delay; the pain may have worsened over time, the company might have taken care of them for a time, then cut them off, or they may have just thought they didn...

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  • Three Helpful Tips for People Who Have Been Injured At Work

    Here is a generalized version of a question I received this week: I was working at a restaurant and severely injured my hand yesterday when another employee dropped a 50 pound pot of grease on my hand. I reported the injury to my immediate supervisor that was working at the time ...

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  • Can You Sue The Person Who Caused Your Accident For Lost Wages?

    I was asked an interesting question this week. A person, let's call her Suzy Q., was hit by an 18-wheeler as it exited the highway. Her truck was slammed into the guard rail and she suffered a broken arm and hand. Suzy Q. is a receptionist, and she couldn't work for three months...

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  • Companies Continue to Put Employees and Communities at Risk

    Different day but same storylarge company chooses to put employees and community at risk to save a dollar. A massive fire in California at a Chevron plant sent many in the community to the hospital. A report just released from the large fire back in August, 2012 says that Chevro...

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