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Crash Alert: 1 hospitalized in DT Austin pedestrian crash

AUSTIN, TX – An adult suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident that happened late Saturday night on West Sixth Street in Austin. CBS Austin reports that the crash happened around 11:59 p.m. between Rio Grande Street and West Avenue, which is the 700 block of West Sixth. EMS responded to the scene and transported

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Crash Alert: Sibling firefighters killed in Lockhart rollover

LOCKHART, TX – A two-car collision involving a brush truck from the Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department killed two brothers in Lockhart on Monday, KVUE reports. Investigators say the crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on FM 20, or State Park Road, near San Jacinto Street. The brush truck was travelling on FM 20 and struck

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué es la Justa Compensación?

La compensación justa es el valor justo de mercado que recibe la parte lesionada en compensación por su lesión. El cálculo de la Justa Compensación es específico para cada caso, pero generalmente incluye: Costos médicos y daños a la propiedad Gastos médicos futuros y pérdida de ingresos Angustia emocional por la lesión. Daños no económicos

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Crash Alert: Pedestrian dies at scene of N Austin crash

AUSTIN, TX – Police are investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian just west of I-35 in North Austin on Monday, KVUE reports. EMS says the accident happened around midnight on Chevy Chase Drive near Anderson Lane, which is south of U.S. Highway 183. Crews responded to an emergency call and performed CPR, but the

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Crash Alert: 1 critically hurt in N Austin pin-in bus crash

AUSTIN, TX – Medics airlifted one person Sunday night from the scene of an accident in North Austin involving a vehicle and a bus, Fox 7 Austin reports. EMS officials say the wreck happened just before 11 p.m. near the intersection of Dessau Road and Bradbury Lane. When EMS responded to the scene, they found

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FAQ: What is Just Compensation?

Just Compensation is the Fair Market Value that the injured party receives in compensation of their injury. The calculation of Just Compensation is specific to every case, but generally includes: Medical costs and property damage Future medical expenses and lost income Emotional distress from the injury Non-economic damages  Naturally, insurance companies are not inclined to

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Crash Alert: Rollover crash on N Capital of Texas Kills 1

AUSTIN, TX – Police are investigating a fatal wreck that occurred in Northwest Austin near the Upper Bull Creek Greenbelt on Thursday. Fox 7 Austin reports that the crash happened just before noon near the intersection of North Capital of Texas Highway and Spicewood Springs Road. Austin-Travis County EMS encouraged motorists to avoid the area

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Crash Alert: Pedestrian struck, killed on I-35 in NE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person died Tuesday morning when a vehicle ran over a pedestrian on I-35 between Austin and Pflugerville. KXAN reports that the crash happened around 6 a.m. on the southbound side of I-35 near Grand Avenue Parkway. The collision resulted in road closures on I-35 southbound at Grand Avenue Parkway for approximately

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Crash Alert: 2 hospitalized in NW Austin rollover on 620

AUSTIN, TX – Two teenagers went to the hospital on Saturday after a multi-vehicle rollover crash on N FM 620 near Lake Travis, Fox 7 Austin reports. Officials say the crash occurred just after 6:30 p.m. on N FM 620 near Storm Drive. EMS responded to the scene and reported that the accident involved more

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué son los errores intencionales?

Un agravio que ocurre cuando alguien lastima intencionalmente a otra persona. Si bien tales acciones pueden dar lugar a cargos penales, también pueden dar lugar a una demanda CIVIL por lesiones personales. Los errores intencionales más comunes en Texas son: Batería Agresión Entrada ilegal a la tierra Falso encarcelamiento Imposición intencional de angustia emocional Entrada

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