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Español FAQ: ¿Qué es la pérdida de consorcio?

Loss of Consortium es un reclamo por daños y perjuicios, donde un miembro de la familia ha perdido la compañía de la parte lesionada. Los daños pueden recuperarse por pérdidas pasadas y futuras, pero la persona lesionada debe haber recibido una lesión física real. La angustia mental es insuficiente para una reclamación por pérdida de

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Crash Alert: 2 hospitalized in N Austin 2-car collision

AUSTIN, TX – EMS and firefighters responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash with entrapment along a highway in North Austin on Monday. CBS Austin reports that the incident involved a Tesla and one other vehicle and happened just after noon in the 9011-9099 block of Research Boulevard. Officials say that one of the

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Crash Alert: Driver found from Wilco hit-and-run on TX-195

FLORENCE, TX – Authorities are still investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed at least one person early Friday morning in Florence, reports KXAN. Police have not shared many details regarding the crash, but say it happened around 2:20 a.m. on TX-195 near County Road 240 in northwest Williamson County. A hit-and-run driver collided with a

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FAQ: What is Loss of Consortium?

Loss of Consortium is a damages claim, where a family member has lost companionship with the injured party. Damages can be recovered for both past and future losses, but the injured person must have received an actual physical injury. Mental anguish is insufficient for a Loss of Consortium claim. Typical forms of loss of consortium

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Crash Alert: Single-vehicle crash kills 1 in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A 21-year-old man died Wednesday evening after crashing his vehicle on the freeway in the Wells Branch area of North Austin, KXAN reports. Police say the incident happened around 6:45 p.m. on the northbound side of North Mopac Expressway between Howard Lane and Scofield Ridge Parkway. For unknown reasons, the victim collided

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Crash Alert: 4 hospitalized in N Austin multi-vehicle crash

AUSTIN, TX – Four people went to the hospital after a North Austin collision involving twelve people total and multiple vehicles, including a semi-truck. CBS Austin reports that the incident happened around 8:25 a.m. on the southbound side of North Interstate Highway 35 just south of Yager Lane and Tech Ridge Boulevard. The circumstances of

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Crash Alert: DUI suspect hits, kills off-duty PO in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – An off-duty police officer died Wednesday morning when an intoxicated driver struck him at a construction site near The Domain in Austin. KXAN reports that the incident happened around 2:15 a.m. on the northbound service road for MoPac Expressway near Domain Boulevard. Authorities say the off-duty officer was providing traffic support at

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué es una Carta de Protección?

Resolver un reclamo por lesiones personales puede tomar un tiempo considerable. Y, si las partes no pueden llegar a un acuerdo y el caso va a juicio, el tiempo de resolución puede ser aún más largo. Mientras tanto, las facturas médicas de la parte lesionada se acumulan, especialmente si no tiene seguro. E incluso si

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Crash Alert: No injuries in N Austin multi-vehicle DUI crash

AUSTIN, TX – Police located and arrested a suspect following a hit-and-run collision involving four vehicles in North Austin early Monday morning, KXAN Austin reports. Authorities say the incident happened around 1:15 a.m. on West Longspur Boulevard in the North Lamar area of Austin. A hit-and-run driver crashed into three other vehicles before leaving the

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Crash Alert: 1 hospitalized in N Austin rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – EMS transported one person to the hospital after a collision Sunday night on northbound Research Boulevard in North Austin, KXAN Austin reports.  Officials say the incident happened around around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Stonelake Boulevard and Research Boulevard, or US-183. Police have not shared many details regarding the circumstances of

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