Non Covered Drivers in Texas

A lawyer's perspective: what happens when you put the brakes on uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. In a 2011 study the Insurance Research Council found that roughly 1 in [...]

Family of Teen Alexei Baureis Sues City, Driver in Crash

Lawsuit Pending: Family of Teen Takes Action After Son Dies in Crash Image by Google maps. On this Page: City of Austin Addresses Worst Traffic Signals Teen, Alexei Baureis, Hit on [...]

RoT Rally 2017: 14 motorcycle crashes, 1 killed

The popular ROT Biker Rally, or Republic of Texas Biker Rally, here in Austin, Texas, is the biggest motorcycle rally in the state of Texas and attracts motorcyclists from all over the nation.

What is the Difference Between Negligence and Gross Negligence?

Car wrecks, work related injuries, wrongful death suits, medical malpractice, even criminal charges can be considered negligence, but what is the difference between civil negligence and criminal negligence? Civil [...]

The 7 Principles of Insurance Contracts: When You Need A Lawyer

Defining an insurance contract can be very beneficial when you are negotiating or deciding if you need a lawyer in your personal injury case. There are six basic principles that create an insurance contract between [...]

Negligence: Who’s at fault?

What is "negligence" in a personal injury case? How Texas law treats negligence in a personal injury case. Determining who's at fault isn't always straightforward. In [...]

Steps to Take After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

There's no excuse for drunk driving. It's no accident. Drunk driving is a dangerous decision, not an accident. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident [...]

Texas Car Seat Laws

For the past 15 years Texas Department of Transportation has been working to raise the level of seat belt use with their Click or Ticket campaign. But a recent study shows that [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Car Accidents|

Truck Accident Lawyers

Trucking Industry's Law: Size Matters On Wednesday Democrats in the Senate hit President Trump’s supreme court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, with rounds of questions. One that we noticed in particular were those surrounding Gorsuch’s legal [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Truck Accidents|

Stowers Demand in Texas – About An Insurance Company’s Obligations

The Stowers duty is the duty an insurer is obligated to perform in order to exercise reasonable care in handling claims against its insured. This duty was enacted to ensure that insurers exercise due care in evaluating settlement demands that are within the policy limits of the insured.