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Bill Lee Voss

The Woodlands Insurance Law Lawyer.

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  1. Who is Actually Covered Under the Jones Act?

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    If you are a seaman who has been injured during the course of work, you may have rights under the Jones Act. Before we explain who is covered under the Jones Act, it is important to understand what the Jones Act is and how it originated. The Jones Act is an addition to a law t...

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  2. offshore Injuries - Back and Neck Offshore Injuries May Be Covered Under the Jones Act

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    Work on boats, ships, barges, oilrigs, or any other type of offshore vessel typically requires seamen to perform tasks that involve hard manual labor. If safety procedures aren't followed or inadequate equipment is used, injuries may occur at sea. Other times an unforeseen sl...

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  3. Bank Fraud - Ways of Preventing Overdraft Fees

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    Once your bank account has suffered a negative balance due to anything other than a system complication, financial institutions penalize account holders with a charge otherwise known as an overdraft fee. Though this fee varies, it is frustrating and can easily mess up your bu...

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  4. What Every Business Owner Should Know About Commercial Litigation

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    Commercial litigation is a very broad term, essentially meaning any legal procedure that seeks to resolve a business-related problem. It could be an issue between a business and its customer(s), vendors, competitors, other businesses, or even government entities. The Basics Th...

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  5. Ten Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Commercial Litigation Attorney

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    If your company facing litigation, you need an experienced commercial litigation lawyer to successfully handle your case and minimize any disruption to your business. How do you find a winning business litigation attorney that is right for your company? Many business lawyers of...

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  6. What Every Business Owner Needs to Know When Facing a Partnership Dispute in Texas

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    In business, disputes are bound to occur with different people involved, different ideas and opinions and agendas; however, there are some disputes that are messier and need legal representation. Whether there are disputes between partners or employers and employees, it may be...

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  7. Serious Car Wreck - What You Need To Know.

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    If you have been involved in a serious car wreck, the most important thing is to get immediate medical care, as well as a long care plan to help you get better. It is also important to educate yourself about the legal process. Some decisions need to be made very quickly, and...

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  8. Spinal Pain - Is Surgery Always Necessary?

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    Spine injuries can be extremely painful, both physically and also for your claim. Unfortunately, many people suffer spinal pain without adequate documentation. It is much more difficult to diagnose nerve damage than it is a broken bone or even a torn ligament. Because of this...

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  9. The Personal Injury Process

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    There are five basic phases to the personal injury process: (1) treatment; (2) medical records collection; (3) demand negotiation; (4) medical bill reduction; and (5) settlement. If these steps do not result in a settlement a lawsuit will be necessary (see The Lawsuit Process...

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  10. Coin Fraud - Is Your Investment At Risk?

    Written by attorney Bill Voss, over 3 years ago.

    The stock market is erratic, but gold prices are at a record high. Many people whose retirement funds have been affected by the recession have been advised to diversify in order to protect their assets. At times like this gold, silver and rare coins seem likewise investments. ...