Posts by: Attorney Funk

Crash Alert: 1 killed in motorcycle crash on Lake Creek Parkway

AUSTIN, TX – According to tweets from the Austin-Travis County EMS, one person has died due to a motorcycle crash on Lake Creek Parkway. FINAL #ATXTrafficFatality 9831-9843 North Lake Creek Pkwy: #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement of 1 patient from a motorcycle collision. No additional patients. Expect #ATXTraffic closures in area for

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Crash Alert: 1 seriously injured in crash on W Slaughter Lane at Brodie Lane

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, one person has been seriously injured in a crash that occurred on West Slaughter Lane at Brodie Lane this morning. Three vehicles were involved in this accident, which took place at around 7 a.m. on January 26. One person was seriously injured and had to be extricated from their

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Crash Alert: Two hospitalized following pin-in crash on State Highway 71

AUSTIN, TX – According to CBS Austin, two people have been hospitalized following a pin-in crash on State Highway 71. The accident took place on E State Highway 71 at Ross Road on January 23rd at around 7:30 p.m. One victim was pinned in their vehicle due to the crash. First responders were able to

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FAQ: Is it worth getting a lawyer for a minor boat accident?

Many prospective clients always ask themselves, do I really need a lawyer for this? If you are seriously injured, the answer is yes. You will always fair better with a lawyer than without one. A lawyer puts you on equal footing with the insurance company. The insurance company adjuster handling your claim likely has years

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Crash Alert: One hospitalized following crash on N FM 620 at Boulder Lane

AUSTIN, TX – According to tweets from the Austin-Travis County EMS, one person has been hospitalized following a car crash on N FM 620 at Boulder Lane. FINAL w/Correction: Pin-in collision at Boulder Ln/N FM620 Rd; Only 2 vehicles involved with 2 total patients. 1 adult patient transported to Round Rock Medical Center with serious,

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Crash Alert: Pedestrian killed following Airport Blvd. collision

AUSTIN, TX-  A 21-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle on Airport Boulevard near E 40th Street on Saturday, January 9th. According to Fox7, Connor Avery Hughes was attempting to cross the roadway at about 9:21 p.m when he was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. Hughes was rushed to a nearby hospital,

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Crash Alert: Accident blocking I-35 frontage road at Grand Avenue Parkway

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a car accident is currently blocking the northbound I-35 frontage road at Grand Avenue Parkway. The crash took place this afternoon and appears to be causing traffic delays in the area. At least one lane of the roadway is blocked due to the incident. Further details on the accident,

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One injured following pedestrian crash on N Lamar Boulevard

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, one pedestrian was injured last Friday in a crash on N Lamar Boulevard, south of US-183. The crash was reported at around 7:30 p.m. The victim was hospitalized with potentially serious injuries. Few other details are available at this time. This blog will be updated if new information, such

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Crash Alert: One injured in crash on US-183 Service Road

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, one person has been hospitalized with serious injuries following a car crash on the US-183 Service Road. An unspecified vehicle crashed into a pole near Lake Creek Parkway at about 4 p.m. on January 16, trapping two people inside. One patient was hospitalized with serious injuries due to the

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FAQ: How long do you have to sue after a boat accident?

The statute of limitations for a boating accident is two years from the date of the collision for all adult victims. Similarly, the statute of limitations for children’s medical bills is the same. However, the statute of limitations for minor plaintiffs’ non-economic damages, like pain and suffering and mental anguish, is two years from the

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