Winning a wrongful death claim normally hinges on the level of negligence that was displayed by the respondent party with respect to a reasonable duty of care that was owed to the victim. In this respect wrongful death claims are just like personal injury claims. However, similarities between wrongful death and personal injury claims stop […]
Driving with pets. If the outpouring of love and kindness after reading about the deep bond between a man named John Pointer and his dog Benny is any indication, people in Austin have genuinely caring and special relationships with their dogs. Twenty musicians in Austin played at a benefit for Benny, and Benny and John’s […]
Drivers in the Austin, Texas area should always make sure they are insured. It is an unfortunate fact of life, but accidents happen. Every day, people behind the wheel find themselves in a collision with other drivers and sadly suffer injury to their bodies and their vehicles. However, the greatest loss in a fender bender […]
In September 2016, an Austin Police Officer with 17 years of experience with the force passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The officer was on duty at the time and acting as an escort for a funeral procession. This tragic incident should serve as a reminder to motorcyclists of […]
Texting while driving is distracted driving. In an article entitled “Police Losing Battle to Get Drivers to Put Down Their Phones” the New York Times published that according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 3,500 people died in crashes involving distracted drivers in the United States and Puerto Rico in 2015. The agency […]
Driving carefully in the rain. Driving in the rain is a necessary skill for Austinites, especially these last 2 years that we’ve gotten heavy rain for extended periods. Have you observed all the accidents on the freeways in Austin during storms?
What to do if hit by a drunk driver? In the United States, there are over 121 million self-reported incidents of alcohol-impaired driving among adults in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention. And over 1 million people are arrested in the country each year for driving under the […]
What Happens If Someone Drives Into Your House? Who takes care of the damages? The driver’s insurance company? But what about your homeowner’s policy? There are a lot of insurance companies involved, and most of the time getting them all to agree on who pays what is a nightmare. It sounds random or perhaps even […]
The city council, after four hours of deliberation, have decided 8-3 to approve a $720 million transportation bond proposal for the November ballot. The proposal comes from Austin mayor, Steven Adler.
Austin boating accident attorneys know a thing or two about boating safety. They also know the laws regarding operating a boat after drinking.