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The Importance of a Personal Injury Demand Letter

If you have suffered an injury and are filing a personal injury claim, then you have likely come across the term “demand letter.” Demand letters let the insurance company know that you have a legal claim against the defendant and are often the first step in formal settlement negotiations. A demand letter should include the facts of your case and…
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Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

After suffering from a personal injury, you will most likely begin searching for legal representation. It is important to evaluate each attorney that you meet, assessing both their strengths and weaknesses. However, each attorney that you meet will be conducting their own evaluation of your case’s potential. There are many reasons why a personal injury lawyer would choose to not…
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How to Safely Ride an Electric Scooter in Austin

Austin consistently ranks as one of the fastest growing urban cities in America. Many younger adults are moving to this city due to an increase in employment opportunities and a higher quality of life. When traveling through downtown Austin, electric scooters are rapidly becoming the preferred method of transportation. However, the Public Health and Transportation departments in Austin have noticed…
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What Should I Do After A Biking Accident?

In April 2018, the Austin American-Statesman reported on a cyclist being hit by a motorist on two separate occasions. The cyclist sustained injuries but fully recovered. The incident happened in the Central area of Austin where bike lanes and other infrastructure protect cyclists. Although Texas Department of Transportation data shows that accidents between cyclists and motorists have decreased, such incidents…
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What Do I Do if I Am Attacked by Someone’s Dog?

Man’s best friend can quickly become anything but. In November, an 11-year-old Austin girl was attacked by the family dog, sustaining injuries that required hospitalization. Police officers responded to the scene, and the dog was shot after attacking one of the responding officers. Who is Liable in Dog Bite Injury Cases? It may seem cut-and-dry in dog bite cases that…
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