Austin Injury Attorney, Adam Loewy, Criticizes Sentencing in Bus Accident

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Tony Diaz, 39, was killed after being struck by a bus driver riding his bike on Jan. 28, 2019. (Fox 7 Austin) Adam Loewy, a personal injury attorney at Loewy Law Firm in Austin, talked to Fox 7 Austin about the criminal case underlying his representation of a local family in a wrongful death lawsuit. On January 28, 2019, Mindi Stafford struck and killed former Fox 7 employee Tony Diaz as he biked on the UT campus. She was driving a CapMetro bus at the time. She initially faced a charge of manslaughter. However, prosecutors reduced the… Read More

School Buses Are Back. So Are Small Pedestrians, Bicyclists, and Heavy School Zone Traffic

A new school year has begun, which means more traffic as parents pick up and drop off their kids at school and buses make their morning and afternoon routes. There is often an increased risk of an accident when more vehicles are on the road than usual. People are rushing to get to work and tend to their daily responsibilities while fighting traffic congestion. Navigating around school buses can be tricky. They are much larger than passenger cars, and the bus drivers face significant challenges, such as large blind spots. Maneuvering this type of vehicle requires skill, focus, and experience. Read More

School Bus Involved in Crash

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AUSTIN, TX – A child was injured critically and others were injured in an accident last Tuesday that involved a school bus and three other vehicles. According to authorities, the school bus was carrying 31 children when the accident occurred. A car was traveling northbound on Interstate 35. It entered the bus’s lane at about 3 p.m. and struck the bus’s front tire. This caused the bus driver to lose control of the vehicle and hit a light pole. A delivery truck and a van were also struck in the crash. The original vehicle then hit a… Read More

Bus Driver Cited in Accident

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AUSTIN, TX – As a pedestrian, you do all of the right things. You wait at the intersection. You keep your eye on the signal. And you only cross in the designated path. Unfortunately, doing the right things doesn’t always keep you safe. A woman’s family found this out last Monday night when a woman was struck and killed in an Austin crosswalk. Details of the accident have not been immediately released, but it is known that the woman was struck by a Capital Metro bus while in a crosswalk. The driver of the bus has been… Read More

Bus Crashes Up, Injuries Down

As Austin grows, more buses are on the road. People demand a suitable option when it comes to public transportation, and the city has stepped up. Not surprisingly, there are more accidents than ever before involving Cap Metro buses. According to reports from KXAN News, more buses were involved in accidents between January and May of this year than during the same time last year. Through the month of May, there were 202 accidents reported. While no crash is good news, it is important to note that the number of accidents that were not reasonably preventable were… Read More

$185,000 in School Bus Crash Case

The Loewy Law Firm was able to secure $185,000 for a Texas man who was severely injured when a negligent school bus driver ran into his truck. The school bus driver was transporting forty-six children. The bus sped into an intersection and rear-ended the truck. Luckily, most of the children escaped unharmed. Four were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Our client was severely injured. When the bus collided into his truck it caused a multi-car accident with the pickup in front of him. Our client was faced with medical bills, property damage, and lost… Read More