Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

Could Stricter Cell Phone Laws Help Save Texas Lives?

Over the past decade, many states have instituted limitations on the extent that drivers can use their cell phones and mobile devices while driving. These laws were passed in the interest of reducing the likelihood of fatal car accidents on state roadways. Some states, like New York and California, have strict laws that prohibit hand-held cell phone use and texting…
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What Do New Workers’ Comp Disciplinary Actions Mean for Texas Workers?

Austin Personal Injury Attorneys Explain Workers’ Comp Violations The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has recently released information about fines levied against companies that failed to provide health care and workers’ compensation benefits to injured workers. In the first ten months of 2014, the DWC has issued nearly $1.8 million in penalties, mostly to insurance carriers. Healthcare providers, employers 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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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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