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Austin Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

  • Blog Posted on June 7, 2022
  • Published by Legal Team

If you or a loved one have been injured as a pedestrian as a result of a collision with a car, truck, or other motor vehicle, an Austin pedestrian accident lawyer from Loewy Law Firm can help. Our Austin pedestrian accident attorneys have significant experience representing injured pedestrians and will help build a strong case Read More

What Should a Truck Driver do After an Accident

  • Blog Posted on March 4, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

Stop the vehicle and pull off to the side of the road if the vehicle is not incapacitated Call first responders to administer aid and complete and investigation If able, place cones, flares, and warning triangles at scene to serve as a warning to oncoming traffic Do not admit fault in the accident Contact your Read More

How Long After a Truck Accident Can I File A Claim

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

In Texas car accident cases, there are usually three types of claims; personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death. Each carries a two year statute of limitations. A statute of limitations is the period of time you have to file a claim. In the case of filing suit for an injury claim in Texas, the Read More

How Much is my Truck Accident Worth

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

Because each case is unique, the answer to that question will vary with each accident.  Usually, settlement worth is separated into two financial categories: Non-economic Losses – also known as General Damages, include those things not as easily quantifiable such as pain and suffering, anxiety, stress, and the overall, long-term, negative impact of the accident Read More

What Happens When Someone Dies in a Truck Accident

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

  In Texas, 2014 saw 3,189 fatal accidents resulting in 3,534 deaths; up 3.7% from 2013. Drivers who unintentionally cause accidents that result in the deaths of passengers, occupants of other cars, or pedestrians may find themselves charged with a crime. If you are involved in an accident in which you were the driver of Read More

Is Truck Driver at Fault in an Accident if they Rear End you

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

Is the truck driver automatically at fault if he/she rear-ends another vehicle? It is a misconception that the person who rear-ends another is automatically to blame for an accident. In the state of Texas, liability can be apportioned based on the percentage of fault shared by each driver. This means that after a review of Read More

How is Fault Determined in a Truck Accident

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

There are three entities that play a role in the determination of fault: Law enforcement Insurance companies Court system Law enforcement is the first to investigate the accident. After reviewing the accident scene, taking witness statements, and evaluating the accident scenario, the officer issues a report outlining how, based upon the investigation, the accident occurred. Read More

Common Injuries Suffered in a Truck Accident

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

Truck accidents have the propensity to cause severe injuries and even death due to the size and weight of trucks and the resulting force of the crash. Severe truck accident injuries are most likely to be suffered not by people in the truck, but by those in passenger vehicles who are involved in a crash Read More

Who Can I Sue in a Truck Accident

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

Accidents with tractor-trailers differ from accidents with passenger vehicles in that the victim may have the ability to sue both the driver as well as the trucking company that employs the driver.   Victims may file a lawsuit against a driver if the crash victim can prove the driver was unreasonably careless and/or was in Read More

What Types of Vehicles are Considered Commercial

  • Blog Posted on March 3, 2016
  • Published by Legal Team

When most people think of trucks, they think primarily of 18-wheelers. However, other types of vehicles can also be classified as commercial vehicles including: Tractor trailers Flatbed trucks Dump trucks Cement trucks Passenger transport vehicles Knowing when a vehicle is a commercial vehicle is important because commercial vehicles may be subject to more regulations than Read More

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