Personal Injury

Wrongful Death and Survival Actions in Texas

After the unexpected death of a loved one, legal definitions might be the last thing on your mind. Once some time has passed, however, you may want to explore your family’s legal options with a compassionate Austin wrongful death attorney. If your loved one died in circumstances such as a car wreck, slip and fall, workplace… read more

How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Some deaths are natural or unavoidable. These are still tragic, but not legally “wrongful.” Wrongful deaths would not have happened were it not for the negligence, misconduct, or intentional act of another party. In these cases, the Texas court system allows surviving family members to sue the responsible party for damages. If you have a… read more

Does Auto Insurance Cover Bicycle Accidents?

Many people expect their car insurance to cover an accident involving other cars or motorcycles, but most would be surprised to find out that many coverages include bicycle accidents, too. Your coverage may also include injuries to the rider. If bicycles are a common sight where you drive, make sure you understand how your insurance… read more

Common Motorcycle Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Motorcycles present unique dangers to their riders that drivers of cars don’t face. They also present experienced riders with unique abilities to avoid accidents, including powerful brakes, better vision, and amazing handling. Here, our Austin motorcycle injury attorney lists some of the accidents you can avoid using these abilities and your own experience. Miss the… read more

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

If you ride a motorcycle, you need to understand what to do in the event of an accident. Though we hope this never happens, many accidents that occur on busy Texas highways are out of a cyclist’s control. What you choose to do in the aftermath of such an incident could affect your life for… read more

How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

If someone close to you is killed, you have options for bringing the responsible party to justice. Texas law describes wrongful death as any unlawful or wrong act – be it from neglect, lack of experience, or willful disregard – which results in someone’s death. If you have experienced this kind of situation, these legal… read more

How to Get Home After Drinking in Austin

The Texas Department of Transportation’s 2016 report stated that 480 car accident-related deaths involved a driver under some influence of alcohol. Austin experienced 15 such fatalities, with a further 80 victims experiencing incapacitating injuries. These numbers represent a decrease over the last several years, however, the problem remains. While the city may not have control… read more

Texas’ Motorcycle Helmet Law

Texas passed its Motorcycle Helmet Law in 2009, which changed how the law treated those choosing to ride without a helmet. The law requires everyone to wear a helmet, but an exception does exist. Learn what the law specifically requires of you, how it differs from the old law, and what restrictions still exist for… read more

Who Is at Fault in a Rear End Collision?

Most drivers assume that any accident involving a rear-end collision is always the fault of the driver in the back. This belief stems from the notion that drivers can see what is ahead and should be concerned with obstacles in front of them, therefore a driver should reasonably be able to stop or otherwise avoid… read more

Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents cause millions of injuries and thousands of deaths each year in the United States. It’s essential for every driver to understand the risks behind the wheel and how to avoid dangerous situations. Car accidents can cause significant, life-threatening, or fatal injuries. People who suffer car accident injuries often face long recovery times and… read more