Austin Personal Injury Blog

Huge New Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Case

22 Aug

In 2006, the Texas Supreme Court handed down a trilogy of court decisions that affected every uninsured/underinsured motorist claim presented. Before the cases, when you presented an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim to your own insurance company, if the insurance company didn’t act fairly, they were subject to payment of your attorneys’ fees incurred in presenting the…

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Could Changes In Law Increase Big Rig and Commercial Truck Wrecks?

08 Jul

One of the key cornerstones of trucking safety is the hour of service rules. Federal laws have limits on how many hours truck drivers can drive. Because driver fatigue is one of the biggest contributors to big rig and trucking accidents, these rules are critical to protecting the public. But the trucking industry doesn’t like…

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Austin ISD Working To Reduce Bus Wrecks

01 Jul

Austin ISD Working To Reduce Bus Crashes As I was working on a bus crash case, I received an article from the Austin American Statesman about the Austin ISD taking efforts to reduce bus wrecks. I certainly applaud this effort.  The article notes that in the first five months of 2019, there have been 99…

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Goodbye Jillian; Welcome (back) April

28 Jun

Today is one of those horrible, no good, very bad days. It finally happened. After more than a decade of working with me, my wonderful assistant Jillian notified me in May that she was leaving.  This is great news for Jillian.  Her husband’s business is taking off, and Jillian is leaving to go to work…

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Another Real World Example Of The Effects Of Brain Injuries

27 Feb

We represent a number of clients who have suffered brain injuries.  One of the hardest things they have to do is try to explain the brain injury to friends and family members.  That’s why I like sharing real world stories — to help people understand what people who have brain injuries are going through. Today’s…

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