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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Increasing Number of Pedestrian Accidents Reported in Austin

Our Austin Injury Attorney Examines Pedestrian Accident Facts With pleasant weather throughout the year, Austinites love taking walks on the city’s many trails and through the picturesque neighborhoods. However, a stroll in the evening as the temperature cools off, a walk with the dog or a jog around the neighborhood can be dangerous as a pedestrian. In cases of pedestrian…
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Are There Different Laws for Truck Drivers?

Injury Attorneys Discuss Accidents in Austin and Throughout Texas On September 16, a driver was killed when a rock-bearing semitrailer on U. S. 290 in Bastrop County attempted to avoid traffic, causing the truck to swerve and dislodge one of the rocks into the window of the other driver. Not all accidents involving trucks are fatal; however, a higher percentage…
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How Will the Lower Maintenance Tax Rate Affect Texas Workers’ Comp?

Austin Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan has determined that the maintenance tax rate, which applies to insurance companies, will decrease. This is not unusual for our state, as we have lowered the maintenance tax rate four of the last five years. The 2015 rate will be the lowest in five years. The commissioner states that…
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