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Why Did Austin Traffic Deaths Go Up In 2020?

With COVID-19 forcing people off the roads and into their homes, it was easy to assume that 2020 would be a year with fewer traffic-related fatalities than normal. It turns out the opposite was true. Though the mileage driven on Austin roads decreased nearly 80 percent, traffic deaths actually rose...

Car Accidents

What To Do When a Family Member Is Killed In An 18-Wheeler Accident

It is devastating to lose a family member in a car accident, especially when it was avoidable. When the accident...

Car Accidents

Do Semi-Truck Accidents Go To Trial?

Accidents with large vehicles like semi-trucks often mean major injuries — and major damages. Determining damages in a semi-truck accident...

Car Accidents

Understanding Damages In a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

If your loved one died in an accident due to no fault of their own, you may be wondering if...

Car Accidents

How Commercial Truck Accidents Are Different Than Other Car Accidents

No matter the circumstances, getting into a car accident can leave you feeling rattled. But when that accident involves a...

Car Accidents

Did Poor Truck Maintenance Cause My Accident?

Most truck accidents are caused by driver behavior or inattention, but in some cases the vehicle itself is the source...

Car Accidents

Did Poor Truck Maintenance Cause My Accident?

Most truck accidents are caused by driver behavior or inattention, but in some cases the vehicle itself is the source...

Car Accidents

How to File a Claim with Lyft

When you use a ridesharing service like Lyft, you trust your driver to get you to your destination safely. However,...

Personal Injury

Why Is It Important to Hire a Construction Site Accident Attorney?

No matter how many safety regulations are in place and how many precautions you take, accidents at construction sites happen....

Personal Injury

Insurance Requirements for Texas Truck Drivers and Trucking Companies

When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, there’s a good chance the damage will be extensive....

Insurance

How to Negotiate an Insurance Settlement

In order to successfully negotiate a settlement in your accident injury case, you must protect yourself from insurance providers seeking...

Insurance

How Often Do Auto Accident Settlements Exceed Insurance Policy Limits?

If you sustained serious injuries in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have a legal right to...

Insurance

Should I Represent Myself in my Personal Injury Case?

Do I really need a lawyer? Should I just represent myself? These are questions people often ask themselves after being...

Podcast

Do Personal Injury Settlement Calculators Work?

After being injured in a car accident, a big question is often ‘how much is my case worth?’. In this...

Podcast

What Auto Insurance Coverage Should I Buy?

Shopping for auto insurance can be overwhelming. As injury lawyers, Josh and Aaron work with insurance companies every day. In...

Podcast

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

Why Are 18-Wheelers So Dangerous?

It takes only a small mistake or a second of inattention to cause a deadly traffic accident. If that accident...

Other Injuries

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

Truck Driver Accidents May Increase Due to FMCSA Hours-of-Service Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has made changes to truck driver hours-of-service regulations that go into effect September...

Industry News

It’s Time for Courts to Reexamine Qualified Immunity

Qualified immunity has become a key issue in the national debate over police reform that has emerged in light of...

Industry News