Pedestrian Accidents

Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault for an Accident?

You may believe that you should always have the right of way as a pedestrian traversing Texas’ roadways and sidewalks. After all, motor vehicles can cause much more damage to you than you can to them. Why should you ever be to blame for a pedestrian-involved accident? Pedestrian laws in Texas’ major cities state otherwise…. read more

Texas Road Running Rules and Safety Tips

Austin and the surrounding area are popular among runners, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Metropolitan cityscapes and rural roads just outside the city offer great opportunities for athletes, marathon trainers, competitive racers, and recreational runners. Unfortunately, runners and other roadway users do not always coexist peacefully. In the event you or a loved one was injured due… read more

Can I Sue If I Was Hit by a Car While Walking?

In the metropolitan city of Austin, Texas, a pedestrian collision could be just around the corner. In 2015 alone, 550 pedestrians died in vehicle collisions – a 12.7% increase from 2014. Vehicles colliding with pedestrians is an unfortunate reality of today’s busy streets, along with distracted drivers and poorly designed crosswalks. In a collision between… read more