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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 treat you. Unfortunately, however, for many accident victims, these treatments come at a serious cost.  The average cost to visit the emergency room after an accident is $3,300, according to...

Insurance

Juul’s Social Media Marketing Drew Minors to Vaping

Teen tobacco use has been on the decline since the mid-1990s. However, the popularity of vaping devices among minors may...

Medical Bills

Should I Use My Car Insurance to Pay for Injuries in a Semi-Truck Accident?

There’s no blueprint for how to proceed in securing a financial recovery for financial and other losses related to bodily...

Insurance

What to Do If You Are Injured on a Construction Site

Construction industry workers know that dangerous and even fatal accidents can occur even when every precaution is taken. However, the...

Insurance

Amazon's Delivery Network Is Causing Insurance Problems

In order to meet ever shorter delivery timeframes, Amazon has built a vast network of delivery drivers operating from their...

Insurance

7 Techniques Insurance Companies Use to Deny or Devalue Claims

Unfortunately, accident victims often trust insurance companies to look out for their best interests after they’ve been hurt. This is...

Insurance

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

Can I Pay Hospital Bills in Installments?

As personal injury attorneys, we see many accident victims who are concerned about their medical bills. Medical treatment — particularly...

Medical Bills

Do Tolls Make Roads Safer?

It’s no secret that Texas has a lot of toll roads: according to TXDoT, there are over 50 separate tollways...

Car Accidents

5 Car Safety Features That May Help You Avoid Accidents

Keeping yourself and your family, friends, and other passengers safe is your utmost priority when driving. However, operating a vehicle...

Car Accidents

The Rules of the Road for Austin Cyclists and Drivers

Cyclists and drivers alike often misunderstand or simply don’t know the laws governing bike use in our city. However, cyclists...

Car Accidents

How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Get Paid?

Many accident victims worry about how they will be able to afford a lawyer after a serious injury. Paying for...

Personal Injury

What Kinds of Damages Can I Claim in a Wrongful Death Case?

Losing a loved one is a profoundly difficult experience under any circumstances, but when that death occurs due to another’s...

Personal Injury

What Kind of Damages May Be Included in a Personal Injury Case?

Every personal injury case is different, and the individual circumstances of your accident will determine how best to proceed with...

Personal Injury

Texas Oilfield Deaths Are on the Rise

Texas oil and gas production is booming and reaching new heights of prosperity: between January and September of 2019, production...

Other Injuries

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