Can a Pre-Existing Injury Impact My Personal Injury Claim?

February 28, 2022 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity in Texas, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, insurance carriers and at-fault parties will use various tactics to limit how much money they payout in a settlement, including bringing up… read more

Does Texas Have Move Over or Slow Down Laws for Vehicles?

February 28, 2022 | Car Accidents

Texas, along with various other states throughout the country, has a move over/slow down law in place that requires motorists to change lanes and take caution on the roadway when approaching emergency vehicles or service utility vehicles and personnel. It is important to understand how this law is worded and how it applies so that… read more

How To Respond to a Low Settlement Insurance Offer in Texas

January 13, 2022 | Personal Injury

Individuals who sustain an injury as a result of the negligence of another are often able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement. Unfortunately, recovering a fair settlement offer from an insurance carrier is particularly challenging. It is not uncommon for insurance carriers to put forward a low settlement offer. When this happens, individuals need… read more

What Are the Dangers of Having Occupants in a Truck Bed?

January 13, 2022 | Truck Accidents

There are significant hazards associated with having occupants inside of a truck bed. Even though this practice is rather common in the state of Texas, our Austin car accident attorneys believe it is important to understand that individuals can sustain severe injuries riding in the truck bed. In some cases, these injuries occur as a… read more

What are the Dangers of Texting & Driving?

January 10, 2022 | Car Accidents

It is not uncommon to see drivers on the roadway looking right at their phone screens, regardless of whether or not the vehicle is in motion. Sometimes, individuals are tapping away at the screen with their fingers, which presents an obvious problem – if a driver is busy holding their phone, they are certainly not… read more

What are Common Causes of Distracted Driving?

January 10, 2022 | Car Accidents

Driving while distracted behind the wheel is incredibly dangerous. Anytime a person is not focused on the task of operating a motor vehicle while a vehicle is in motion, this significantly increases the chance that an accident will occur. Here, we want to look at the most common causes of distracted driving in Texas. There… read more

How Much Can a Wrongful Death Settlement Be Worth in Texas?

November 19, 2021 | Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult for family members. Grief in these circumstances is enhanced if the death was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity. In these circumstances, family members may be able to recover closure and compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Here, we want to discuss… read more

Who Pays for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas?

November 19, 2021 | Wrongful Death

If family members lose a loved one due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another individual, business, or entity, they may be able to recover compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. However, who is responsible for paying for a wrongful death lawsuit in Texas? The answer to this question depends on the facts… read more

Dangers of Fatigued Driving

October 26, 2021 | Car Accidents

Driving while fatigued is dangerous for everyone on the roadway. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for vehicle accidents to occur as a result of drivers operating while fatigued. Chances are, every licensed driver has operated while exhausted behind the wheel at some point. However, there are various steps that drivers can take to avoid operating… read more

How To Stay Safe When Driving Next To a Truck

October 26, 2021 | Truck Accidents

Driving on roadways near large commercial trucks can be intimidating. These vehicles weigh tens of thousands of pounds, and they are much longer and wider than other vehicles on the road. It is important to know how to stay safe when driving next to a larger truck on the roadway. Here, we want to discuss… read more