Category Archives: Personal Injury

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Austin City Leaders Propose New Rules for Dockless Scooters

Dockless scooters are a huge trend right now across the country. According to the City of Austin, there are nearly 3,500 scooters licensed to operate in various parts of Austin. In May 2018, city officials instated an emergency set of rules around dockless scooters when two companies released their scooters throughout Austin without city permits. Dockless scooters have been treated…
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Are Hands-Free Devices Safe to Use While Driving?

Texas lawmakers recently passed a statewide anti-texting and driving law. The new law, which went into effect last year on September 1, bans motorists from texting while driving. Motorists who are caught by law enforcement can receive fines that range from $25 to $99. Repeat offenders can receive fines of up to $200. Advocates of the law claim it will…
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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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