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What is the Number One Cause of Truck Accidents?

Truck Accidents

What is the Number One Cause of Truck Accidents?

In 2020, Texas had 511 fatal crashes, with 580 fatalities, according to a report published by the Texas Department of Transportation. Additionally, Texas holds the record for the highest number of large-truck occupant deaths. What is the Number One Cause of so Many Truck Accidents? The answer: negligence. Truck drivers have a duty to operate […]

Trent Kelly
October 28, 2022
Can Video Camera Footage Prove Negligence in an Accident Claim?

Personal Injury

Can Video Camera Footage Prove Negligence in an Accident Claim?

The only evidence that never lies about any accident is video footage. A video clearly shows how an accident occurred. While operating a vehicle, drivers have a duty to remain alert and follow all applicable traffic regulations. Video footage can show if a driver was negligent in breaking that duty to other road users. If […]

Trent Kelly
October 21, 2022
October: The National Pedestrian Safety Month

Pedestrian Accidents Archives

October: The National Pedestrian Safety Month

October is a time for Halloween, but it’s also notably National Pedestrian Safety Month. Therefore, it’s a good time for anyone trick-or-treating and others to review and observe the rules of traveling by foot. If you are in a pedestrian accident, always speak with an Austin pedestrian accident lawyer who can help. Current Fatality Updates […]

Trent Kelly
October 14, 2022
How Do You Know if a Settlement Offer is Fair?

Personal Injury

How Do You Know if a Settlement Offer is Fair?

When an insurance company offers you a settlement for your injury-related losses, you might have many questions, including whether the amount offered is fair. Have an Austin personal injury attorney review your offer before you accept anything. If you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or some similar type of accident, […]

Trent Kelly
October 7, 2022
Updated Statistics on Texas Car Accidents in 2022

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents

Updated Statistics on Texas Car Accidents in 2022

When you think of car accidents, your mind probably goes to the common dangers on the road. After all, every driver knows to be wary of drunk drivers, slippery roads, and careless red-light runners. If you are in a crash and suffer injuries, always seek help from a car accident attorney. Human Error: The Common […]

Trent Kelly
September 30, 2022
The Safest Forms Of Transportation

Car Accidents

The Safest Forms Of Transportation

The various modes of transportation in the United States, and particularly in Texas, offer a wide selection for those who have the means to access them, but recent data indicates those modes of transportation may be inverted in public perception in terms of safety. For instance, thousands of people die every year as a result […]

Trent Kelly
September 21, 2022
What Are the Chances of Winning a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal Injury

What Are the Chances of Winning a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

A personal injury victim faces a lot: high medical bills, pain, suffering, lost income, disability, and a disrupted life. Unfortunately, some claims are unsuccessful, leaving victims with unpaid legal costs, medical bills, and resentment. It is critical to take steps to increase your chances of winning strategies while pursuing a personal injury claim. Whether you […]

Trent Kelly
September 12, 2022
What if I Didn’t Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents

What if I Didn’t Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident

If you are in a car accident, it is crucial to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Many people choose not to go to the doctor after an accident, thinking they are “just fine.” However, this can be a huge mistake. So, what do you do if you don’t go to the doctor after […]

Trent Kelly
August 26, 2022
What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness?

Personal Injury

What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness?

These two terms often get confused for one another, so let’s take a closer look at what negligence and recklessness actually mean in Texas. If you believe that someone else’s conduct led to your car accident or another type of incident, consult with a law firm in Austin that handles injury claims right away. What’s […]

Trent Kelly
August 20, 2022
Drunken driving deaths in Texas 2022

Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunken driving deaths in Texas 2022

In August 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reported that somebody died in a drunk driving accident every nine hours, but by March 2022, the figure had become one person in Texas dying every eight hours and 31 minutes in an alcohol-related traffic crash. The San Antonio Current reported in June 2022 that Texas […]

Trent Kelly
August 4, 2022