Damages

Crash Alert: 18-wheeler collides with poles, leaving thousands without power in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX — An 18-wheeler crashed into multiple power poles Friday afternoon, impacting about 3,600 Austin Energy customers in East Austin, according to FOX 7 Austin. The accident happened at the intersection of Bedford Street and Webberville Road, near Austin Community College Eastview Campus. It was first reported by Austin Fire Department shortly after noon.

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Crash alert: Driver flees scene after car crashes at historic Austin cemetery

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities said a driver fled the scene after a car crash at a cemetery in east Austin Tuesday morning, according to KXAN. The accident happened at the Oakwood Cemetery in the area of East 14th Street and St. Bernard Street. The car slammed into a fence and caused damage to some headstones

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Crash Alert: Driver arrested after driving into protest crowd in downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX – The driver of a vehicle that careened into a group of protesters at the Headquarters of Austin Police Department Saturday was taken into custody following the incident. According to KVUE, the crash occurred when an unidentified vehicle drove through a crowd holding up traffic by blocking a portion of Eighth Street in

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Accidents Involving Children

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 child

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What can you do to avoid a car accident?

What can you do to avoid a car accident? After handling tens of thousands of auto accidents in the Austin area, I will try and offer some advice and suggestions on how to avoid a traffic accident in our busy town. When entering an intersection, do not assume that a green light means go… Look

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Car Wrecks

Now that the Thanksgiving holidays are behind us, we can breath a little easier. The next set of holidays are fast approaching and the stress of holiday shopping, increased traffic, and more family than you want to deal with, are putting all Austin drivers on edge. Stressed out drivers who are hurrying to go places

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Motorcycle Accidents in Austin

Motorcycle Accidents in Austin   Motorcycle collisions often result in the most devastating injuries one can suffer when involved in a car accident in Austin. Because of the nature of motorcycle collisions with other vehicles on the roadway, the injuries to the motorcycle rider are typically catastrophic in nature.   While an individual in a

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Austin’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Austin’s Most Dangerous Intersections   It looks like the weather is finally starting to turn in Austin and we will experience another hot summer. Summer time usually means family vacations, which in turn means more people driving their cars. As we know, Austin is one of the most beautiful cities in Texas and it attracts

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Austin Car Wreck Lawyer

AUSTIN CAR WRECK LAWYER – PIP/UM-UIM OFFSETS As an Austin car wreck lawyer I am often asked which insurance coverages apply in an auto accident. The answer varies based on the facts of the collision; however, three of the most common types of coverage available after an accident are: Bodily Injury Liability Coverage, Under-Insured/Uninsured Motorist

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What about the car?

What about the car?   You’ve just been in a car accident, you’re panicked and in a state of shock. The insurance company is already making your life difficult. If you are wise, you’ve hired an Austin car accident lawyer; now, reality slowly starts creeping in. Your lawyer has explained the personal injury process and

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