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Crash Alert: Crews respond to accident on Lamar Blvd. in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Traffic on Lamar Boulevard was snarled by a collision in north Austin on Tuesday afternoon, Total Traffic Austin reports. The accident took place just north of the intersection with West Braker Lane at about 3:40 p.m. Accident in #Austin on Lamar Blvd north of W Braker Ln #ATXtraffic https://t.co/8laei8iLor — Total Traffic

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Crash Alert: Collision on MoPac Expy. in central Austin leaves 1 dead, another injured

AUSTIN, TX –  A collision on the MoPac Expressway claimed the life of one person and left another injured early Monday. According to KXAN, the crash happened at about 5:46 p.m. in the 2600 block of the expressway near the exit to Northwood Road. One unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Another individual was

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FAQ: What is Full and Fair Compensation in Texas?

Full and fair compensation refers to the total amount of restitution an injured party deserves for the injuries he or she received. Types of damages in Texas include: Economic Damages Medical expenses, property replacement, lost income, loss of earning capacity Non-Economic Damages Pain and suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement or impairment, loss of enjoyment of life

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Crash Alert: Officers respond to collision on Burner Rd. in North Shoal Creek

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency crews were called to the scene of a collision near US-183 in north Austin this morning. According to Total Traffic Austin, the crash took place at the intersection of Burnet Road and McNeil Road just north of US-183. Accident in #Austin on Burnet Rd at MC Neil Road #ATXtraffic https://t.co/8laei8iLor —

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Crash Alert: Pedestrian fatally struck by train near downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was killed when they were hit by a train near downtown Austin early this morning. According to a report by Fox 7, the victim was hit while on the tracks near West 3rd Street and North Lamar Boulevard. Few details about the incident are available at this time. However, the

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Español FAQ: ¿Se puede demandar por angustia emocional en Texas?

Las reclamaciones de angustia emocional intentan abordar el daño causado por la angustia mental. Más allá del trauma emocional causado inmediatamente por la lesión, la parte lesionada puede angustiarse por los cambios en el estilo de vida que provoca la lesión. Tales afirmaciones pueden ser difíciles de probar ya que los miembros del jurado no

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Crash Alert: Early-morning collision in north Austin kills pedestrian

AUSTIN, TX – A multi-vehicle crash in north Austin on Wednesday claimed the life of a pedestrian who was standing nearby, KXAN reports. Police say the driver of a commercial heading north on Lamar Boulevard collided with a truck heading west on Rundburg Lane at about 3:10 a.m. The impact caused the van to be

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Crash Alert: Rollover crash near Manor leaves 3 injured

TRAVIS CO., TX – Three people, including a child, were hospitalized following a rollover crash on US-290 on Monday. According to a report by Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. along the freeway service road near the exit to Johnny Morris Road. Vehicle Rescue at 9600 E Us 290 Hwy Svrd

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Crash Alert: Pedestrian found dead on US-183 in NE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was found dead after being struck by a vehicle  along US-183 in Northeast Austin on Sunday afternoon. According to a report by CBS Austin, the victim’s body was found lying in the southbound lanes of the freeway near Cameron Road shortly after 4 p.m. Few details about the crash, including

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FAQ: Can you Sue for Emotional Distress in Texas?

Emotional distress claims attempt to address the damage cause by mental anguish. Beyond the emotional trauma caused immediately by the injury, the injured party can be distressed by changes in lifestyle the injury causes. Such claims can be hard to prove as jurors are unable to see these injuries, as you can with broken bones

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