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What Are My Options After an Accident With a USPS Mail Truck in Austin?

United States Postal Service (USPS mail trucks can be seen throughout Austin each day. They deliver mail to homes and businesses six days a week. Therefore, USPS drivers cover thousands of miles on the job. According to the USPS, there were approximately 29,000 Post Office vehicle accidents in a recent...

Truck Accidents

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

You likely heard the phrase “yield the right of way” long before you received your driver’s license, but what does...

Car Accidents

Can I Sue Someone if My Parents Are Killed in an Austin Car Crash?

If an Austin, TX car crash killed your parents, you may have a wrongful death claim against a liable third...

Wrongful Death

Slip and Fall Accidents

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Can I Sue if I Fall on a Sidewalk in Austin, TX?

Slips, trips, and falls are among the most common causes of unintentional injuries in the United States. Millions of people...

Slip and Fall Accidents

Does Insurance Cover Injuries from Trips, Slips, and Falls?

Slips, trips, and falls are surprisingly serious causes of injury, resulting in 42,114 deaths and about 8 million emergency room...

Slip and Fall Accidents

What Should I Do After a Slip-and-Fall Accident?

It can happen anywhere — in a restaurant where someone spilled something, a supermarket where slippery fruit gets in the...

Slip and Fall Accidents

What Are the Insurance Requirements for Commercial Trucks in Austin, TX?

Most drivers in Austin, TX, don’t give a moment’s thought to commercial trucking insurance requirements — until they’re injured in...

Texas Law

Right-of-Way Laws in Texas

Some of the most basic Texas right-of-way laws are so familiar that they seem like common sense. For example, everyone...

Texas Law

Exceptions To the Texas Statute of Limitations, Explained

If you have been injured by someone’s wrongful or negligent actions in Texas, you may have the right to file...

Texas Law

Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident Is Serious

Bike riding can be fun and provide a great way to get around and get some exercise. However, bike accidents...

Bicycle Accidents

Most Common Bicycle Accident Injuries

Common Bike Accident Injuries Being in a bicycle accident is more than just an annoyance or inconvenience. In many cases,...

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Insurance Claim: Is It Covered?

You might be doing everything correctly when you are riding your bike: wearing a helmet and protective equipment, obeying traffic...

Bicycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

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Do I Need a Lawyer if I Have Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident in Austin?

Motorcyclists continue to face high risks of accidents. According to reports, motorcycle riders are 29 times more likely to die...

Motorcycle Accidents

What Do You Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

Although riding a motorcycle is fun, it can also be dangerous: the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety notes that a...

Motorcycle Accidents

Texas Motorcycle Insurance: What Is Uninsured Motorist Bodily Injury?

Texas law requires drivers to carry minimum liability insurance policies, but 1 in 8 drivers do not have a valid...

Motorcycle Accidents

Do I Need to File a Police Report After an Austin Truck Accident?

Texas Transportation Code §550.026 defines the factors that require a person to report a traffic accident. You must report a...

Truck Accidents

Blind Spot Truck Accidents in Texas

Every vehicle on the road has at least one blind spot. It is that spot where you can’t see other...

Truck Accidents

What Does It Mean for a Truck to Jackknife?

Rollover, blowout, lost load — there are many different types of truck accidents, and sometimes their names can be confusing....

Truck Accidents

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

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What You Need to Know If You’re Hit by a UPS Truck

Founded in 1907, the United Parcel Service — better known as UPS — offers supply chain management services and package...

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

What You Need to Know If You're Hit by a FedEx Truck

Here's What You Need To Know if Involved in a FedEx Truck Accident Every day, people in motor vehicles of...

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

What You Need to Know If You're Hit by an Amazon Truck

Texas is booming again. Unfortunately, that boom can have some unwelcome consequences. An investigation by independent technology news site The...

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents

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What Factors Can Affect Your Drunk Driving Car Accident Settlement?

Fewer experiences are scarier than realizing — whether in the throes of the collision itself or after waking up in...

Drunk Driving Accidents

Can I Sue If I Was Hit by a Drunk Truck Driver?

Commercial truck drivers are required to be responsible on the road — and that includes not driving drunk. The Federal...

Drunk Driving Accidents

A Passenger's Guide to Drunk Driving Accidents

Most people understand that they can claim compensation for damages from a drunk driver who causes a collision with their...

Drunk Driving Accidents

If My Spouse Dies, Am I Responsible for Their Debt?

There is much confusion about whether a spouse is legally liable for a deceased spouse’s debt. The confusion stems from...

Wrongful Death

Recovering Compensation for the Wrongful Death of a Loved One in Austin, TX

Losing a family member is always overwhelming and heartbreaking. The loss is especially difficult when the death was avoidable. Sadly,...

Wrongful Death

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? How to Find the Right Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one in an accident is devastating to the surviving family members. When the loss was caused by...

Wrongful Death

What Are the Odds of Dying in an Austin Car Crash?

With nearly one million residents, Austin is a bustling city filled with cars, motorcycles, and pedestrians. As such, it's no...

Car Accidents

Who Is at Fault in an Austin T-Bone Car Accident?

A T-bone accident happens when the front of a vehicle slams or collides with another vehicle at the side doors...

Car Accidents

Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Austin, TX?

The moments after an Austin car accident can be confusing, frightening, and overwhelming. It is difficult to remember Texas law...

Car Accidents

Basic Austin Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

If you were injured in an accident, you probably feel financially constrained. Maybe you are out of work and struggling...

Personal Injury

Is It Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty in Austin, TX?

Many people dread receiving a notice to serve on jury duty. Therefore, your first thought if you receive a jury...

Personal Injury

How Long Does It Take to Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check in Austin, TX?

Waiting to get a personal injury settlement check can be frustrating. A personal injury lawyer in Austin, TX will work...

Personal Injury

What Does Premises Liability Insurance Cover?

Whenever someone steps onto a property — whether they are shopping in a store, visiting a friend at home, or...

Insurance

How to Counter-Offer an Insurance Settlement

Being involved in a personal injury claim often entails lengthy and strenuous negotiations with an insurance company, in hopes of...

Insurance

How Do Insurance Companies Determine Settlement Amounts?

Settlement negotiations with an insurance company can be complex, lengthy, and difficult to navigate. There are many different factors that...

Insurance

Are You Being Overbilled for Medical Treatment After an Accident?

After you are injured in an accident, your health is in the hands of the doctors and medical providers that...

Car Accidents

New Texas Laws Protect Accident Victims from Harmful Medical Billing Practices

Texas accident victims may now have less cause to worry about medical bills. This September, two new laws went into...

Medical Bills

Can Hospital Bills Go to Collections?

The current state of medical debt is dire: one in six Americans have medical debt collections on their credit report,...

Medical Bills

Using Big Data to Prevent 18-Wheeler Accidents

Computerized data collection in the commercial trucking industry began in the 1980s, when motor carriers started implementing electronic logging devices...

Car Accidents

With Lawsuits Mounting, Juul May Be the Next "Big Tobacco"

This year, vaping titan Juul has been the focus of lawsuit after lawsuit. These cases come on the heels of...

Other Injuries

The State of Cycling Safety in Austin

Cyclists are among some of the most vulnerable road users in Austin — or anywhere. With few physical barriers between...

Other Injuries