Adam Loewy Named “Super Lawyer” for 5th 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

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 attorney… Read More

Uber vs. Lyft in Austin, TX: Which is Better for Accident Victims?

Austin is a city that has embraced the ride-sharing revolution with open arms. With the proliferation of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, getting around Austin has never been easier. However, as with any new technology, there are risks involved. For example, if you are involved in an accident while using Uber or Lyft, who is responsible? Which company is easier to work with after an accident? In this post, we will compare Uber and Lyft in Austin, TX, and discuss the pros and cons of using each service, particularly in the event of an accident. Uber vs. Lyft in… Read More

Adam Loewy Discusses the Daniel Perry Verdict with KVUE

The case against Daniel Perry, the U.S. Army sergeant indicted for murder, deadly conduct, and aggravated assault after killing Garrett Foster at a protest in Downtown Austin in 2020, is now over. The jury spent 17 hours deliberating after hearing testimony from dozens of witnesses and closing statements from the prosecution and defense teams. Perry was found guilty of murder for his actions related to Foster’s death. However, the jury found him not guilty of aggravated assault. Deputies immediately handcuffed and took Perry into custody after the court rendered its verdict. According to trial evidence, on July 25, 2020, Perry… Read More

What Is the Difference Between Actual and Punitive Damages?

what is the difference in actual and punitive damages?

If you were hurt in an accident, you might be entitled to seek damages. Damages are monetary compensation awarded to an injured party to cover losses resulting from an accident. There are two types of damages: actual damages and punitive damages. Here, we will explain the difference between actual and punitive damages. Actual Damages Actual damages are also sometimes referred to as compensatory damages. These are damages that compensate the victim for the actual losses they have suffered as a result of the defendant’s actions. Actual damages can be further divided into two categories:… Read More

What Happens When a Car Accident Claim Exceeds Insurance?

what happens when a car accident claim exceeds policy limits?

Car accidents can be devastating and often result in injuries, damages, and losses. When an accident occurs, the at-fault driver’s insurance company will usually cover the cost of damages and injuries up to their policy limit. However, in some cases, the accident cost may exceed the insurance policy limit. This is where things can get complicated, and it’s essential to understand your options if you find yourself in this situation. In this post, we’ll discuss what happens when a car accident claim exceeds insurance and what steps you can take to protect your rights and… Read More

How to Negotiate a Settlement with an Insurance Claims Adjuster

how to negotiate a settlement with an insurance adjuster

Have you been involved in an accident that caused you injury? You may have already filed a claim with your insurance company. If so, you will likely have to negotiate a settlement with an insurance claims adjuster. The process can be overwhelming and stressful, but with the right preparation and knowledge, you can increase your chances of receiving a fair settlement. In this article, we’ll provide you with some tips on how to negotiate a personal injury settlement with an insurance claims adjuster. Know Your Claim Inside and Out The first step in negotiating a… Read More