Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

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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What to Do If You Are Hurt on the MetroRail

As the city of Austin continues to experience rapid population growth, some hope that the city will choose to expand its public transportation system to meet the demands of its residents. Austin is now considering a proposition to create an urban rail, which will increase the coverage of its MetroRail system. Ideally, this will make travel through the city more…
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What Businesses in Texas are Workers Comp Nonsubscribers?

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Assist with Workers Compensation Claims Texas law permits employers to opt out of workers compensation, often in favor of alternative policies. These companies, known as nonsubscribers, often provide limited or no benefits to their injured and disabled employees, but injured employees may sue these nonsubscribing employers to receive compensation. Employees of companies that have workers compensation…
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Proposal to Prevent Texas Fertilizer Explosions Immediately Meets Resistance

Austin Injury Attorney Ponders Ramifications of Disaster in West West Fertilizer Company, in a small Texas town also called West, was founded in 1962 and has supplied chemicals to farmers in the area ever since. The facility, which stores 240 tons of ammonium nitrate and 50 tons of anhydrous ammonia on its premises, was last inspected by OSHA in 1985,…
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