Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

Austin Bicycle Accidents Shown in Interactive Map

Austin Bicycle Accident Lawyer Discusses Local Bike Wrecks Have you ever wondered where the most traffic accidents involving bicycles happen in Austin? The creators of a city-mapping project at MIT have an answer for you. You Are Here is a project created by a group of artists, mathematicians, designers and scientists that collects urban data on American cities, including data…
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Why the Decline in Workers Compensation Insurance Rates in Texas?|Austin Workers Compensation Attorneys Examine Underlying Issues

On the surface, Texas appears to be in good health in terms of workplace injuries. According to a recent testimony by the Texas Department of Insurance Workers Compensation Commissioner, workplace injuries are declining. As a result, workers compensation insurance rates are remaining quite low. Workers compensation rates fell by 50 percent from 2003 to 2011. Furthermore, the workers appear to be…
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Driver Cell Phone Use Still Legal in Texas

Our Austin Injury Attorney Discusses Cell Phone Laws We rely on our fellow motorists to practice safe driving habits. Dangerous accidents can happen at any time, even when drivers are devoting their complete attention to the road. If this attention lapses, and a driver is talking, texting or surfing the internet, he or she can easily lose track of what…
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Performance Audits Uncover Unpaid Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Workers’ Comp Attorney Examines Problems in the System The insurance companies responsible for providing workers’ compensation benefits are subject to annual audits. These audits aim to identify unpaid benefits that should have gone to injured workers. Recently, a review headed by the Texas Department of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) found that over half of a million dollars in benefits never went…
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