Austin Personal Injury Blog

  • 23-Nov-2016

    Should I Sign a Medical Release After an Accident?

    Shortly after you’re involved in an accident, the liable party’s insurance company will start getting to work investigating your claim, and a paper trail will soon follow. When people are injured in accidents, they receive various ...
  • 16-Nov-2016

    Important Facts About Slip & Fall Accidents

    When people think about slip and fall accidents, they may start to get images of elderly adults falling and breaking their hip, but there’s much more to them than that. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions ...
  • 9-Nov-2016

    Filing a Claim for a Construction Accident in Austin

    On May 19, 2016, the Austin Business Journal reported that while the Austin region “cracked 2 million residents last year,” Georgetown was actually the fastest growing city in the United States with New Braunfels and Pflugerville not far ...
  • 2-Nov-2016

    Assaults & Premises Liability

    These days, assaulting someone is criminalized under state law. If a person attacks another person, they can be arrested, fined, and imprisoned under the Texas Penal Code. But what about the victim, do they have any way to receive compensation? An ...
  • 26-Oct-2016

    Children and Attractive Nuisances

    If you’re a parent, you have learned firsthand that children are playful, curious, and sometimes daredevils. Often, children are naturally immune to danger because they have lived for such a short while on this Earth that they don’t fully ...
  • 19-Oct-2016

    Are You a Victim of a Drugged Driving Crash?

    Just about anyone who has a driver’s license in the United States is well-aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. Since there has been a good body of research about driving while intoxicated since the 1970s, the public has received ...
  • 12-Oct-2016

    Distracted Driving Accidents in Austin, Texas

    Ever since the automobile was invented, people have engaged in “distracted driving” to some degree or another. According to Distraction.Gov, distracted driving is “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from ...
  • 5-Oct-2016

    Are You Covered in a Workplace Accident?

    A long time ago when a worker was injured on the job, he or she would have to file a lawsuit against their employer, but more importantly, they had to prove negligence on behalf of the employer to prevail in court. Unfortunately, this was a long and ...
  • 28-Sep-2016

    What Not to Say to an Insurer After an Accident

    When you’re in an accident, there are a few things you should never do. For starters, you shouldn’t flee the scene of the accident because if you do, you could face serious criminal charges. You shouldn’t lie to your insurance ...
  • 20-Sep-2016

    What Are My Rights if a Dog Bites Me?

    Dogs can be absolutely wonderful companions for people of all ages. They can protect our homes and property, they can protect us in case someone invades our home, and they can provide loving companionship. But, we cannot forget that dogs are still ...
  • 13-Sep-2016

    Value of Police Reports in Car Accident Claims

    When injured in a car accident, should you call the police or should you not call the police? If it’s a minor fender bender, you may feel like putting a call in to the police would be a waste of the local department’s time, but on the ...
  • 7-Sep-2016

    Hit-and-Run Accident Claims in Texas

    As a licensed Texas driver, you’re well-aware that under state law, you are required to have auto insurance. With that knowledge, you do the right thing by paying your auto insurance premiums each and every month. After all, you certainly ...
  • 29-Aug-2016

    Negotiating Settlements With Insurance Companies

    Whether you were injured in a car or truck accident, a pedestrian or bicycle accident, on someone else’s property, or if someone else’s dog attacked you, the chances of an insurance company playing a key role in your claim are ...
  • 24-Aug-2016

    Hit by an Impaired Driver?

    Were you, or someone you love injured by a drunk driver? If so, you are not alone. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, someone is hurt or killed in an alcohol-related crash about every 20 minutes in the state of Texas. With these ...
  • 16-Aug-2016

    Your Auto Insurance: Read the Fine Print

    In Texas, the state laws hold people financially responsible for the car accidents that they cause. Generally, people pay for their accidents by purchasing auto liability insurance from their insurance carrier. Liability does not cover everything, ...
  • 9-Aug-2016

    What You Need to Know About Catastrophic Injuries

    When someone is severely injured in an accident, usually a lawsuit follows. Since the injuries involve long-term or permanent disability, both sides will require a lot of legal work. By their nature, catastrophic injury lawsuits involve large damages ...
  • 3-Aug-2016

    How Do Contingency Fees Work?

    In the United States, we have laws in place to protect citizens from dangerous behaviors, such as those that cause accidents, injuries and death to other individuals. These laws fall under the category of personal injury law. We can all be careless ...
  • 26-Jul-2016

    Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Trial?

    You have been injured in an auto accident, on someone else’s property, or you’ve been viciously attacked by a dog. The ambulance ride alone was a few thousand dollars, your hospital stay cost thousands, and you have yet to receive all of ...
  • 19-Jul-2016

    6 Car Accident Tips Every Driver Should Know

    You know that car accidents happen a LOT, and most adults that you know have probably already been in at least one of them, if not two or three accidents by now. According to the latest data from the National Traffic Highway Traffic Safety ...
  • 12-Jul-2016

    Overview of Wrongful Death Actions

    In an effort to prevent unintentional and reckless deaths, Texas, along with virtually every state in the United States established laws allowing surviving family members to file wrongful death lawsuits against those responsible for such untimely ...
  • 5-Jul-2016

    Bad Faith Insurance Tactics

    Under Texas law, all drivers are required to pay for the car accidents that they cause. Since most people don’t have a lot of money laying around to pay the costs of a collision, they are required to purchase auto liability insurance. Auto ...
  • 21-Jun-2016

    Disney's Alligator Attack Questions Liability

    After an alligator attacked and killed a toddler last week at a Disney resort in Orlando, the Walt Disney Co. could be in for a big legal battle on behalf of the child’s family. It’s been a week since the attack and by now, just about ...
  • 14-Jun-2016

    Uninsured Motorist Accidents in Texas

    If you drive in Texas, you are expected to pay for any car accidents you caused because the law requires it. You are also required to carry at minimum liability insurance, which pays to repair or replace the other driver’s vehicle, and it pays ...
  • 7-Jun-2016

    Injury Accidents That Increase in the Summer

    Who doesn’t love the summer? It means beautiful weather 24/7, it means school is out, and it means “vacation time.” Americans enjoy fun in the sun by boating, jet skiing, swimming, visiting theme parks, and by bicycling. After all, ...
  • 1-Jun-2016

    Determining 'Fault' in a Car Crash

    For most people, being involved in a car accident is a nerve-wracking event. The accident caught them completely off-guard, their heart was racing and they weren’t exactly thinking clearly in the minutes afterward. Never Admit Fault After an ...

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