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Crash Alert: Man arrested in connection to fiery hit-and-run on US-183

AUSTIN, TX – A man was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after returning to the scene of a fiery crash in North Austin which he initially fled. According to a report by Fox 7 Austin, a gold minivan was pulling out of a private drive to head south on US-183 when it collided with a

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Crash Alert: Multi-vehicle crash in SE Austin injures 5

AUSTIN, TX – Five people suffered injuries in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Austin early Thursday. According to CBS Austin, the accident took place at about 6:47 a.m. in the 10400 block of Lonesome Lane, near the intersection with FM-812. A total of five people were injured n the crash. Medics were seen performing CPR

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Crash Alert: 2 hospitalized after separate motorcycle crashes in Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two motorcyclists in Austin were hospitalized yesterday following two accidents that occurred within 10 minutes of each other. According to KXAN, the first crash took place at about 4:54 p.m. near the intersection of Bradshaw Road and River plantation Drive.  An unidentified adult victim was transported to a local hospital with critical,

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué es una tarifa de contingencia?

Una forma de pago para un abogado, donde el abogado acuerda aceptar un porcentaje fijo de cualquier recuperación. Si no hay recuperación, la parte lesionada no está obligada a pagar a su abogado por el trabajo realizado en el caso. Una tarifa de contingencia es un porcentaje predeterminado de cualquier recuperación lograda. La división a

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Crash Alert: 21-year-old man killed in single-vehilce crash near San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, TX – A 21-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near downtown San Marcos las Friday night. According to a report by Corridor News, the crash happened shortly before midnight at the intersection of Ranch Road 12 and Blanco Street. Police say21-year-old Bryson Waggle was traveling north when his vehicle veered off

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Crash Alert: 2 Austin PD officers injured after hit by drunk driver

AUSTIN, TX – Two police officers were injured after a drunk driver crashed into them while patrolling on bikes in Austin on Saturday reports KXAN. The officers were struck shortly before 3 a.m. while riding in the 600 block of East 7th Street, near the intersection with Red River Street. Both officers were taken to

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FAQ: What is a Bad-Faith Claim?

An assertion that one engaged in an intentionally dishonest act of not fulfilling legal or contractual obligations, mislead another person, entered into an agreement without any intention or means of fulfilling it, or violated basic standards of honest behavior. Bad-Faith Claims are most commonly applied against insurance companies, which have a duty to deal fairly

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Crash Alert: Motorcyclist killed after two-vehicle crash on Hwy 290

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – A person on a motorcycle was killed after a crash with another vehicle in west Travis County early Friday morning. According to CBS Austin, first responders were on the scene of a two-vehicle collision in the 8600-8841 block of US-290 near Circle Drive and South View Road. The motorcyclist was pronounced

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Crash Alert: 1 killed, 3 hospitalized after fiery crash in Travis County

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – One person died and three others were injured after a two-vehicle collision at an intersection in Travis County on Thursday. According to KXAN, the crash happened on State Highway 130 at FM 973, just east of Walter Long Metropolitan Park. Two vehicles crashed and caught fire following the impact. One victim was

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Crash Alert: 2 seriously injured in North Austin crash involving 18-wheeler

AUSTIN, TX – Two people suffered major injuries after a collision with an 18-wheeler in North Austin early Wednesday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the crash just after 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of N Lamar Boulevard and W Braker Lane. Vehicle Rescue N Lamar Blvd / W Braker Ln (02:34) vehicle vs 18-wheeler

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