Adam Loewy Named “Super Lawyer” for 7th Straight Year

For the fifth year in a row, personal injury attorney Adam Loewy of Austin, TX, has been named a Texas “Super Lawyer.” The team at the Loewy Law Firm is extremely proud of this achievement, one of many that the firm has received for it’s work helping accident victims both in Austin and throughout Texas. Being named a Super Lawyer is an honor for any personal injury lawyer. The initial list of nominees is generated by attorneys in the Texas legal community, though certain third parties are also allowed to submit nominations.  After the initial list of nominees is complete, every attorney… Read More

Is Texas a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

No, Texas is not a no-fault state when it comes to auto insurance. Texas at-fault accident laws require that the person at fault in a car accident is responsible for paying for the damages incurred. This system is known as a “fault” or “tort” system, and it means that the driver who is determined to be responsible for causing the accident must use their insurance to cover property damage, medical bills, and other costs resulting from the accident. Texas Auto Insurance Laws: Fault vs. No-Fault A ‘no-fault state,’ refers to a state where each driver’s insurance coverage pays for their… Read More

Texas One-Bite Rule

Texas dog bite laws follow a version of the “one-bite rule” adopted by several other states. Under this rule, a dog owner may bear strict liability for injuries their dog inflicts by biting another person if the owner knows about their dog’s aggressive or vicious tendencies. However, Texas law also allows dog bite injury victims to impose liability on dog owners whose negligence facilitates a dog bite or attack. Both dog owners and those injured by them should understand how Texas dog bite laws affect legal and financial liability for dog attack-related injuries, as these laws create burdens of… Read More

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

If you’ve had a slip and fall accident due to a dangerous condition on someone else’s property, you may have the right to pursue compensation from the property or business owner. However, succeeding in a slip and fall claim will require thorough preparation. Knowing what to do after a slip and fall accident can help you recover from your injuries and help you build a solid claim against a property/business owner or the insurance company. After a slip and fall, some essential steps include seeking medical treatment, gathering evidence from the accident scene, documenting your injuries and losses, and filing… Read More

Dog Bite Levels and Their Legal Implications 

Although many dog owners consider their pets loyal companions or family members, even the gentlest and most affectionate dog can suddenly lash out, becoming aggressive without any warning or provocation. Unfortunately, innocent people can become victims of dog attacks. Dog trainers, veterinarians, and animal behavioral experts recognize six levels of dog bites, first categorized by Dr. Ian Dunbar. The severity of a dog attack can have implications for the injuries and the victim’s legal rights to financial recovery. The severity of an attack may also determine a dog owner’s liability for future attacks or, in rare cases, lead to… Read More

What Happens When I Wreck a Leased Vehicle?

Leasing a vehicle offers many advantages to owning one or financing a car through a loan, but you also have to deal with extra headaches when accidents occur. Read about on what happens if you get into an accident while driving a leased car. Read More

How Do I File a Personal Injury Claim?

When people sustain injuries due to someone else’s negligence, the law gives them the right to seek compensation for their losses. In most instances, the injured party files a personal injury claim against whoever injured them, then both parties’ insurance companies work out a settlement. It’s not a perfect system, but it provides a way for injured people to recover the money they need and hold the negligent parties accountable. The tricky part with most personal injury claims is understanding what to do and protecting your rights throughout the process. At the Loewy Law Firm, our Austin personal injury… Read More