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What Happens After a Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

What Happens After a Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Following a fatal motorcycle crash, the accident victim’s surviving loved ones could bring a wrongful death claim or file a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or entity who caused the motorcycle accident.    When a motor vehicle operator negligently causes his or her vehicle to collide with a motorcycle on the roadway (or in […]

Trent Kelly
January 11, 2021
The Holidays Can Increase Your Risk of a Car Accident

Auto Accidents

The Holidays Can Increase Your Risk of a Car Accident

With the increase in traffic during the holiday season, car accidents are more common than ever. If you have suffered an injury in a holiday-season car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, an Austin car accident lawyer may be able to assist you with filing your claim or lawsuit.  During the holiday season, […]

Trent Kelly
December 21, 2020
How Long after an Accident Should You Wait to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Injury Attorney, Personal Injury

How Long after an Accident Should You Wait to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Time is often of the essence in a personal injury case. Therefore, if you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should call a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after your accident.    If you have been injured in an accident that occurred because someone else behaved in a […]

Trent Kelly
December 7, 2020
What To Do If You Are Hit By A Car While Walking

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents Archives, Personal Injury

What To Do If You Are Hit By A Car While Walking

Pedestrians can be hit by motor vehicles even if they are taking all safety precautions, walking on the sidewalk, and only crossing at crosswalks with a walk signal. Always know what to do if this happens to you.    According to the CDC, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in US traffic crashes in 2017, which equates […]

Trent Kelly
November 30, 2020
Long-Term Losses From Spinal Cord Injuries

Personal Injury, Premises Liability

Long-Term Losses From Spinal Cord Injuries

Long-Term Losses From Spinal Cord Injuries One of the most devastating and debilitating accidental injuries is perhaps a traumatic spinal cord injury, which can result in excruciating pain, loss of sensation, cardiovascular complications, and permanent paralysis. Contact an Austin personal injury lawyer.  Even if a victim survives a spinal cord injury, it’s unlikely that they’ll […]

Trent Kelly
November 23, 2020
Common Injuries To Motorcyclists

Motorcycle Accidents

Common Injuries To Motorcyclists

Motorcycles are enjoyable, but they also come with the risk of severe injuries. If you suffer one of these injuries and someone else is to blame, you should not wait to seek help from an Austin motorcycle accident lawyer. Because of the barebones, stripped-back design of motorcycles that leaves riders exposed, motorcyclists face a considerably […]

Trent Kelly
November 17, 2020
What Causes Truck Jackknife Accidents?

Truck Accidents Archives, Uncategorized

What Causes Truck Jackknife Accidents?

Due to their sheer mass, weight, and gross cargo contents, large truck accidents are amongst the deadliest accidents that unfold on our highways. What are the greatest risk factors for these accidents, and what can be done about them?  Big freight and semi-trailer trucks play a vital role in the transportation and delivery of goods […]

Trent Kelly
November 9, 2020
Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Personal Injury

Common Slip and Fall Injuries

If you fall and injure yourself while on someone else’s property, you might have a slip and fall claim. These accidents can result in surprisingly severe injuries that can result in extensive losses, so it is important to take legal action.   A slip and fall case falls under premises liability claims, which attaches liability for […]

Trent Kelly
November 2, 2020
Halloween Can Mean More Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents

Halloween Can Mean More Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving crashes tend to see an increase on Halloween. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these crashes cause close to 10,000 deaths per year, and when the night of candy and costumes rolls around, that number of fatal car crashes can increase.    Halloween is a popular holiday across the country. One […]

Trent Kelly
October 26, 2020
What Happens After a Fatal Car Accident?

Drunk Driving Accidents, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death

What Happens After a Fatal Car Accident?

The death of a loved one in a car accident can be mentally and financially devastating. However, it may leave family members of the deceased with the option of filing a wrongful death suit in Texas.    A wrongful death action becomes an option when there is evidence showing that the negligent or reckless act […]

Trent Kelly
October 20, 2020