AUSTIN, TX — An adult and a young child were injured Sunday after a single-car accident in the parking lot of an east Austin church, reports KXAN. Authorities responded to Greater Mt. Zion Church located on 4301 Tannehill Lane. It is unclear what led up to the crash, but photos taken at the scene suggestRead More
AUSTIN, TX — A child and an adult were hospitalized Thursday evening after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the North Lamar area, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. UPDATE Rollover Collision at 600blk E Rundberg Ln: #ATCEMSMedics on scene reporting 2 patients are involved, 1 adult & 1 child. Only the child was ejected from theRead More
FAQ: Can a neighbor be held liable if my young child got into his pool and drowns? Or nearly drowns?
Possibly. Many times children are afforded additional care and consideration because they are younger and more naïve than adults. In situations where a child cannot reasonably be expected to resist temptation, such as a pool, a neighbor can be held liable even if the child trespasses on their property, because of the attractive nuisance doctrine.Read More
Like all personal injury cases, it depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding the injury. Anytime your child or someone else’s child is hurt, the child’s parents should contact a personal injury lawyer to investigate the facts and determine what claims and what damages can be sought. If a child is hurt on someone’s property,Read More
AUSTIN, TX – A young child was hospitalized with serious injuries following a bicycle collision in a North Austin Park Wednesday. The collision happened on the BMX Pump Track in Walnut Creek Park late Wednesday Evening. According to KVUE, North Austin EMS evacuated the minor from the scene at about 7:00 p.m. and transported themRead More
ACCIDENTS INVOLVING CHILDREN There is nothing more tragic than a young child suffering injury at the hands of careless or reckless driver in Austin, or in an establishment where employees have ignored or created a dangerous condition for a young child. Many times, our office is contacted by a distraught parent whose childRead More