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

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 File An Insurance Claim Against the Other Driver’s Insurance

In Texas, all drivers are required to have liability insurance. This insurance is intended to cover any injuries and property damage that a motorist might cause to others. If you’ve been involved in a collision in Austin and someone else was to blame, you might wonder if you can file a claim against their insurance. Doing so could help pay for your medical bills if you were injured, get your vehicle repaired, recoup lost wages from time missed from work, and ensure that you aren’t forced to pay for unexpected out-of-pocket expenses from an accident that was not your fault. Read More

How to Report a Car Accident to Your Insurance Company

A car accident can leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed. While you struggle to cope with physical injuries, you must also make time to talk to the insurance company and report the accident. Dealing with insurance adjusters is never easy. No matter how polite they are to you over the phone, their agenda is to settle your claim as quickly as possible for the least amount of money. At Loewy Law Firm, our mission is simple: help you recover the money you need to move forward with your life after a car accident. We are fully committed to securing the… Read More

Do I Need an Attorney After a Minor Car Accident?

Lots of people get into accidents. Most of them are minor, with a little body damage to the car and a bump on the head for the occupant. Should you make a police report and hire a personal injury attorney? It doesn’t seem necessary. Your injury was hardly noticeable, and the body damage is easy to repair. Why bother with an attorney? Loewy Law Firm believes it is a good idea to talk to a personal injury attorney even after minor car accidents. If you do not contact an attorney, can you be sure the other driver also did… Read More

Texas Window Tint Laws

Tinting your vehicle’s windows can help keep you cool and block the sun on a hot and bright Texas day. It is important, however, to obey Texas’ window tint laws when adding this feature to your vehicle. Otherwise, you could face fines and penalties. A driver who breaks Texas’ window tint laws could also be found at fault for a related car accident. How Dark Can Window Tint Be in Texas? Texas’ window tint laws are found in Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 1, Rule 21.3. This law refers to window tinting as any “sunscreening device” – a… Read More

Texas Trailer Laws

Hundreds of drivers in Texas pull trailers of all sizes behind their cars to carry vehicles, cargo, equipment and livestock. Unfortunately, not all of these drivers are careful or prudent in how they load, attach and handle their trailers. This can lead to car accidents caused by negligent trailer owners. All drivers must obey Texas’ trailer laws to ensure roadworthy vehicles and prevent devastating accidents. Trailer Registration Is Required If you plan on pulling a trailer (other than a farm trailer) while operating on a public highway in Texas, the law requires you to register your trailer. The registration and… Read More

Texas Car Insurance Laws

Before you can register a motor vehicle in Texas, you must show proof of financial responsibility. The most common form of proof is automobile insurance. Motor vehicle drivers in Texas must carry at least the minimum required amounts of insurance to avoid penalties. If you get into an auto accident in Texas, your insurance or the other driver’s insurance will cover your losses, including your medical bills and property repairs. What Are the Required Amounts of Car Insurance in Texas? All 50 states require car insurance or some other form of proof of financial responsibility, such as a surety bond. Read More

Texas Seat Belt Laws

The seat belt is the single most important development in motor vehicle safety. Over the last few decades, seat belts have saved millions of lives. All 50 states have some type of seat belt law in place. Obeying the seat belt laws in Texas can keep you and your loved ones safe while driving, as well as protect you from legal trouble. Seat Belt Facts and Statistics Science has proven again and again that the safest choice vehicle occupants can make is to use a seat belt. The decision not to wear a seat belt can be fatal. According to… Read More

Texas At-Fault Accident Laws

Every state has different laws regarding how it will deal with car accident claims and insurance liability. Most systems fall into two classes: “at-fault” and “no-fault.” The law in the state where you live will determine who is responsible for paying for an automobile accident – you or the other driver. Learn from our personal injury lawyers how Texas’s at-fault car accident law works to know what to expect from your car insurance claims process. What Is an At-Fault Car Accident Law? All but 12 states use an at-fault law to determine car accident liability. In an at-fault car… Read More