Monthly Archives: March 2018

Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit If I Signed a Waiver?

Do you regularly go to the gym or participate in indoor rock-climbing? How about taking the kids to a trampoline park? These are all examples of places in the Austin area that are likely to make you sign liability waivers. Businesses use these waivers to try and protect themselves from being liable for injuries or deaths. Slips and fall hazards,…
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Will Austin Strengthen its Distracted Driving Ordinance?

The Austin Public Safety Commission (APSC) recently discussed possible updates to the distracted driving ordinance. APSC could ask Austin City Council to add these updates within the next several months. Three changes to the ordinance are under consideration. No more texting at stop signs or lights. APSC is reviewing whether City Council should revoke this privilege for Austin drivers. Presently,…
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Can I Be Compensated for an Injury at the Office?

Austin has thousands of workers who are employed in offices. Much like workers in manual labor positions, office workers can also be hurt on the job. Offices have unique hazards that may put workers at risk for suffering severe injuries. Office workplace injuries may include: Slip and fall injuries: If you work in an office, chances are you have seen…
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