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102 Traffic Fatalities on Austin’s Roads

Car Accidents, Wrongful Death

102 Traffic Fatalities on Austin’s Roads

The year 2015 was a horrible year for drivers in the Austin area. Last year Austin, TX broke the record for the number of fatalities related to driving accidents with 102 traffic-related deaths. When compared to 2014 this number has nearly doubled. What’s Causing The Increase In Traffic Related Deaths? The increase in traffic accidents […]

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February 17, 2016
Rainy Winter Ahead: How to Drive Safely

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Rainy Winter Ahead: How to Drive Safely

Due to a strong influence from El Niño, a periodic warming of the equatorial eastern Pacific Ocean, this winter season is predicted to have more rainfall than usual. We’ve already experienced some heavy rainfall and flooding this season and Austin’s weather is only expected to get worse as the temperature drops and we move further […]

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December 14, 2015
Austin Approves More Sky Bridges to Keep Pedestrians Safe

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Austin Approves More Sky Bridges to Keep Pedestrians Safe

Traffic accidents in Austin are at an all-time high. So far this year, traffic accidents have caused 81 deaths – making 2015 one of the deadliest years on record. What’s even more troubling is that one-third of those fatalities involved pedestrians, which is double the national average. In order to prevent accidents involving pedestrians, and […]

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November 23, 2015
Don’t Eat And Drive! Top 10 Most Dangerous Foods

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Don’t Eat And Drive! Top 10 Most Dangerous Foods

In our on-the-go world, multitasking while driving is common. Many drivers try to save time by eating while driving. Unfortunately, drivers who eat and drive often fail to give proper attention to their driving and can cause accidents. Studies show that over 70% of drivers admit to eating while driving and 83% drink beverages while […]

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November 16, 2015
Red Light Accidents: A Serious Problem

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Red Light Accidents: A Serious Problem

Red Light Accidents. The running of red traffic lights is a serious problem across the United States, and it’s one that might require an austin car wreck attorney. A yellow light is intended to signal to drivers that they should slow down and come to a complete stop. Instead, many drivers speed up upon seeing a […]

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October 26, 2015
Credit Cards and Rental Car Insurance: How It Works

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Credit Cards and Rental Car Insurance: How It Works

Rent a car and it’s guaranteed you’ll be asked if you’d like purchase separate insurance coverage that will pay for any damage that may be caused while driving the vehicle. Many consumers don’t know what to do in this situation or if their auto insurance policy will cover the vehicle they’re renting. The answer depends […]

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September 23, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Forced To Buy Back Faulty Vehicles

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Fiat Chrysler Forced To Buy Back Faulty Vehicles

A recent report released by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration included a mandate for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to initiate a vehicle buyback program due to its failure to complete a 2013 recall. This recall relates to the Ram truck and Dodge SUV vehicle lines that pose a danger to the public.  Specifically, these […]

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August 12, 2015
Google’s Self Driving Cars Hitting Austin’s Roads

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Google’s Self Driving Cars Hitting Austin’s Roads

Have you ever seen a driverless (or self-driving) car?  It may sound crazy, but they exist and may soon be driving all over the country.  Presently, they are only located in a few target areas and are still in the testing phase.  One of the main companies working on this technology is Google. Google has […]

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August 10, 2015
Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Austin?

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Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Austin?

This time last year there were 9 pedestrians killed by motor vehicle accidents in Austin. This year, 22 have been killed. A spokesman for the Austin Police Department vehicular homicide division has stated that people “just aren’t paying attention in general.” Sometimes it’s the pedestrian. However, sometimes it’s a distracted or drunk driver.

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August 5, 2015
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

“Wrongful death” denotes is a particular type of offense that, while not necessarily criminal, can result in legal action against individuals, companies or government entities. Those who have lost family members in a variety of ways may seek financial compensation from the party whose actions resulted in the death, but they will need the assistance […]

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June 25, 2015

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