Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

Stay Safe Cycling in Texas

Our Austin Injury Attorney Offers Cycling Safety Tips Every day, countless people take to the roads of Texas on bicycles. Some of them use their bikes to cut down on gasoline expenses, some for health, some for fun and some because they don’t have a vehicle. Regardless of the reason, the streets of Austin are constantly filled with bicyclists and…
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What Can Be Done About College Students Drunk Driving?

Our Austin Injury Lawyer Understands the Dangers of Driving While Intoxicated Recently, a university student was charged with two counts of intoxicated manslaughter for a fatal car accident in Austin, Texas. The student was driving at least 80 miles per hour when he hit another car from behind. This force pushed the vehicle into a head on, multi-car auto accident….
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How Will the Lower Maintenance Tax Rate Affect Texas Workers’ Comp?

Austin Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan has determined that the maintenance tax rate, which applies to insurance companies, will decrease. This is not unusual for our state, as we have lowered the maintenance tax rate four of the last five years. The 2015 rate will be the lowest in five years. The commissioner states that…
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Texas Laws on Workers Comp and Nonsubscribers

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Workers Compensation Laws Each state regulates its own workers compensation laws, and Texas is unique in that it does not require most private employers to carry workers compensation. Though many companies choose to subscribe to workers comp in Texas, a number of large firms opt out of the program. It is important for workers to…
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