Posts Tagged ‘UPDATE’

A Harsh Reminder About The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Jeanne and Johnny Brown visited Dripping Springs High School yesterday to help make sure that their daughter’s life wasn’t lost in vain. In 2009, Alex, the Browns’ honor student daughter, was killed in a rollover accident as she was driving to school.  Alex was texting and driving at the time. Now, the Browns are driving…

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Another Austin Hit-and-Run Wreck! Is There a Potential Recovery?

This weekend, someone was seriously injured in a hit-and-run wreck on Nuckols Crossing Road.   The story on the wreck isn’t specific, but it appears that the victim was a pedestrian. A question we often get in pedestrian/hit-and-run driver wrecks is whether there is a way to make a recovery.  And the answer is, “maybe.”  Most…

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Austin Balcony Collapse: A Case Study (UPDATED – Violations Discovered)

What are the potential lawsuit ramifications of the recent Austin balcony collapse?  I thought I’d take part of this week to write a few posts that outline some of the claims against potential defendants in the resulting lawsuits.  (If you haven’t heard about the tragic collapse, some news stories are embedded below. Thankfully — and…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up #61

This is a crazy week. We have been swamped getting ready for two jury settings in June. Thankfully one case settled Wednesday literally an hour before a key deposition so now we have adequate time to prepare for the other case. I think we’re all looking forward to trying it — it is a legal…

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