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Why You Shouldn’t Call It an Accident

As more cities adopt Vision Zero strategies, those involved with transportation safety have been calling for a rethink of the language we use around car crashes. Up until recently, reporters and the public have used […]

Manis, Pedis, and Lawyers – Oh My!

When you go into a nail salon you expect to be pampered. Nothing beats a toe trim, foot massage, or the perfect shade of nail polish. It may even be the one chance you ever […]

February 3rd, 2016|Personal Injury, Workplace Injury|

Could Personal Rapid Transit Solve Austin’s Growing Traffic Problem?

With New Growth, Personal Rapid Transit Could Solve Austin’s Growing Pains
In a recent article, Forbes declared Austin America’s next Boomtown. According to Forbes, Austin experienced a 13.2 percent population increase from 2010 to 2014 and […]

February 1st, 2016|Austin Texas #ATX|

How to Keep Your Fur-Friends Safe While You’re Away

According to CBS one case of dog flu, or H3N2, has been reported in Austin. There have been 2,000 dogs that have been infected in 40 states since last spring, and around 2% of all […]

January 28th, 2016|Austin Texas #ATX|

Text-to-911 Anticipated by 512 Area Code

Text-To-911 Coming to Austin to Improve Safety
Safety from injury is a top priority for the McMinn law firm. Though the best safety measures are often prevention, a new provision coming to cell phone users may […]

January 19th, 2016|Austin Texas #ATX, Car Accidents|

How to Fall and Avoid Injury

Important Injury Statistics
We all fall, some of us more than others. Sometimes this leads to minor damage like a stubbed toe or rolled ankle. Other times, it leads to more severe injuries, like a broken […]

January 11th, 2016|Personal Injury, Slip and Fall|

The Relationship Between Education and Accident

New research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology states that there is a relationship between a person’s educational background and their likelihood of getting in an accident. Although traffic and car safety has improved […]

January 5th, 2016|Austin Texas #ATX, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents|

What’s Put 78757 Residents in Conflict

Why Our 78757 Neighbors Have Taken Sides
We all see the construction and traffic that have increased due to Austin’s population growth and increasing urbanization. Locals seem to be adamantly for or against urbanization, leading to […]

How Antibiotics are Causing Injury

Going into the hospital for a routine procedure can be more of a risk than you think. Every year an estimated 648,000 people in the U.S. develop infections during a hospital stay and according to […]

December 29th, 2015|Personal Injury|

Protect Your Car and Home from Holiday Season Burglary

Avoid Damages and Theft During the Holiday Season
The holiday season is here! Yes, it is mostly full of cheer, but the season also comes with higher risks of car and home burglary. The holiday season […]

December 21st, 2015|Theft|