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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Many people who obtain settlements in personal injury cases have enormous concerns about their potential tax liability. When you need help navigating these types of issues, make sure to contact an Austin personal injury lawyer. People who receive settlements after a car accident or another injury are dealing with these kinds of concerns when they […]

Trent Kelly
June 27, 2022
Personal Injury: 6 Things You Must Consider After an Accident

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Personal Injury: 6 Things You Must Consider After an Accident

Here are 6 things you must consider after a personal injury accident so you’ll be able to recover from your losses faster and get the compensation you deserve. 1. Medical Treatment Always seek treatment and follow the medical protocol given to you by your doctors. Whiplash is one type of injury, for instance, that gets […]

Trent Kelly
June 9, 2022
What to Ask In A Free Consultation with A Personal Injury Lawyer

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What to Ask In A Free Consultation with A Personal Injury Lawyer

The first consultation with an attorney can be nerve-racking, and you should consider in advance the questions you need to ask. Always ask any specific questions to find the right personal injury attorneys in Austin. It is difficult to know the exact questions you should ask in order to properly assess whether a personal injury […]

Trent Kelly
July 30, 2021
Major Car Accident vs Minor Car Accident

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Questions Archives

Major Car Accident vs Minor Car Accident

What Is Considered a Minor Car Accident? A minor car accident is where no one gets hurt and low damage to the car, minor accidents may not be serious, some people think that a minor car accident would not be worth claiming. A major accident is a complete opposite, which involves injuries and serious damage. […]

Trent Kelly
January 27, 2020
The Safest Forms Of Transportation

Car Accidents, Personal Injury Questions Archives

The Safest Forms Of Transportation

Summer is upon us and many families will soon pack their bags and head off for a fun and relaxing vacation over the coming weeks and months.  The Austin personal injury attorneys at Terry & Kelly, PLLC understand that media coverage can impact the way many people think when considering the safest form of travel for […]

Trent Kelly
December 28, 2019
How Soon After I’m Injured Do I Have To File A Lawsuit?

Car Accident Information, Personal Injury Questions Archives

How Soon After I’m Injured Do I Have To File A Lawsuit?

The time frame for filing a lawsuit after an injury: If you were injured through the fault of somebody else in any kind of an accident in Texas, you’ll want to pay particular attention to the applicable statute of limitations. A statute of limitations in a personal injury case operates as a deadline for filing […]

Trent Kelly
December 12, 2019
Why Do I Need An Attorney With Experience In Spinal Cord Injury Cases?

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Why Do I Need An Attorney With Experience In Spinal Cord Injury Cases?

So you have a spinal cord injury. What is the next step? Should you handle your own case when you decide to sue the guilty party? How much compensation is fair to ask for or receive? These are some serious questions. Do you know how to answer them? Here are some other things to consider: […]

Trent Kelly
November 17, 2016
Overgrown Shrubs Blocking 40% of Sidewalks in Austin

Personal Injury Questions Archives, Premises Liability

Overgrown Shrubs Blocking 40% of Sidewalks in Austin

Lack of visibility, create traffic hazards. With months of above average rainfall, it’s no surprise that overgrown shrubbery is taking over Austin’s sidewalks. In fact, the city of Austin states that addressing overgrown shrubs is necessary to clear up more than 40% of the city’s sidewalks – making them safer and more accessible to all.

Trent Kelly
July 5, 2016
Drug Use Leading to More Impaired Driving Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Questions Archives, Wrongful Death

Drug Use Leading to More Impaired Driving Accidents

Everyone is familiar with the nationwide problem of drunk driving. However, driving under the influence of illegal and prescription drugs is a lesser-known form of impaired driving that contributes to many, if not more, automobile accidents each year. And just like drunk driving, drugged driving often leads to the serious injury or death of others. […]

Trent Kelly
March 28, 2016
Pay By Phone Parking Coming to Downtown Austin

Car Accident Information, Distracted Driving, Personal Injury Questions Archives

Pay By Phone Parking Coming to Downtown Austin

Beginning in late March 2016, an app called ParkX will allow drivers in downtown Austin, Texas to pay for parking meters electronically. This will remove the need to use cash or credit cards, as drivers will be able to pay using their smartphones instead. The benefits of this new program are apparent, as it will […]

Trent Kelly
March 23, 2016