Personal Injury

Can I Sue My Landlord for a Slip and Fall?

Landlords have an obligation to make sure that the property you live in be as hazard-free as reasonably possible. In many cases of a slip and fall injury in Texas, it may be possible to hire an Austin premises liability attorney and sue your landlord for compensation of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and… read more

What to Do After a Fender Bender in Texas

Even a minor accident can be a pain in the neck, both literally and figuratively. After a fender bender accident in Texas, there are some steps that should be followed right away to ensure your safety and well-being, and to protect your interests in any claims resulting from the accident. Here is what to do… read more

Who Is Liable If I Trip on the Sidewalk?

Pratfalls are funny in the movies, but if you’ve been injured in a fall on a sidewalk, it is likely that you don’t find anything funny about the situation. In many circumstances, it can be difficult to determine who exactly may be responsible, in order to get compensation for your injury. Here are some guidelines… read more

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