New York Times Editorial on a Loewy Law Case

The New York Times ran an editorial on the case of Noe Nino de Rivera, a young man the Loewy Law Firm is proud to represent.  Noe was unjustifiably Tased by a Bastrop Sheriff Deputy in the hallway of Cedar Creek High School in November.  Noe flew back and slammed his head into the concrete.  As a result, he sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and spent 52 days in a medically induced coma.  He is currently in a full-time in-patient brain injury rehabilitation center. We have been helping Noe and his family from the moment we were hired immediately… Read More

Loewy Law Firm Appears on CNN

CNN recently profiled one of the Loewy Law Firm’s civil rights cases involving Noe Nino de Rivera.  Noe is a 17 year old high school student who was Tased at a Cedar Creek High School by a Bastrop Sheriff Deputy.  The Deputy had no reason to Tase Noe but did so nonetheless; this is a brutal display of excessive force.  Noe sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and spent 52 days in a medically induced coma.  He has brain damage and faces a very long of recovery back to health. The Loewy Law Firm represents victims of excessive force in… Read More

Choking Hazard Reminder

Choking hazards come as a result of poorly labelled products, substandard materials, production of toys and gadgets. According to studies, the rates of choking are higher among children under one year. From food to small coins and broken pieces of toys, the risks are higher all the more in the presence of defective products. Detecting A Choking Hazard Children, although having ingested a choking material, may still be able to speak, cough and breathe, if their airway is only partially blocked. Here are the symptoms of a partially blocked airway: Inability to talk in complete sentences or… Read More

3 Common Injuries to Children and their Prevention

Children’s safety is very important and here at Loewy we know first hand how common it is for a child to be severely injured. In lieu of this, listed below are three common types of injuries to children, and how they can be prevented! Motor Vehicle Crash In the event of a car wreck, proper safety belt use is an absolute must. If you have a small child it is imperative that they be restrained in the correct car seat. As a rule of thumb, a child should be in a booster or car seat until the shoulder-lap safety… Read More

Personal Injury Prevention: 4 Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is tomorrow and you’re kids are most likely beside themselves at the prospect of costumes, jack o’lanterns and bags of free candy. It’s a great, festive holiday, but there are some safety issues to keep in mind to prevent your little ghouls from getting hurt. Listed below are some helpful tips on how to stay safe during tomorrow night’s festivities! 1. Costume Selection and Darkness Certain costumes pose higher visibility risks than others. Due to the dark, evil traditions of Halloween, a lot of black is usually incorporated into costumes. The darkness of night mixed with dark colored… Read More

Child Injury Statistics & Victims’ Rights

No accident, injury, or illness is welcome or easy to handle. When children are involved, however, emotions tend to run high and parents and families can become easily overwhelmed, frightened, and frustrated. At the Loewy Law Firm, Austin personal injury attorney Adam Loewy knows that families who are forced to endure the difficulties of these experiences require compassionate support and attentive legal representation. These cases can be immensely delicate, and while families deserve to be treated with personalized attention, they also demand aggressive representation to ensure that justice is served, at-fault parties are held accountable for their actions, and full… Read More

Foster Parent Accused of Injuring Child

A foster parent from South Austin will face allegations of “injury to a child” after allegedly hurting an infant last year, police said. According to a local news source, the 47-year-old foster dad injured the baby when he fractured three of the child’s bones. The foster parent was booked on Wednesday but no longer remains in custody. Police arrested the man after child protective services reported that the 1-month-old child suffered fractures to her rib, humerus and tibia. The man said that he didn’t know how the girl received the injuries, but indicated that he dropped her while he was walking… Read More

$300,000 Settlement For Child Injury

The Loewy Law Firm finalized a $300,000 settlement on behalf of an Austin child who was seriously injured by his neighbor, another minor child. The neighbor child launched a rock negligently into the air and it tragically landed on our 6 yr old client’s head. He had to have emergency brain surgery and is dealing with the consequences of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The negligent child was covered by his family’s Homeowners insurance policy. Under Texas law, each house must have Homeowners insurance. There are many instances where Homeowners insurance will cover a negligent act, even if the act… Read More

$1.4 Million Recovered For Clients in First Quarter of 2013

The Loewy Law Firm is pleased to announce it has recovered over $1.4 Million ($1,4000,000) in settlements for clients in the first quarter of 2013. The recoveries occurred on behalf of clients involved in car accidents, DWI accidents, and child injuries. The Loewy Law Firm is very committed to getting the most compensation possible for each client. If you have been injured, or have a loved one dealing with a personal injury situation, please contact us today at (512) 920-5533 and speak directly to firm owner Adam Loewy. Read More

Caring for Babies: Death by Suffocation Cases Too Common in Texas

According to KXAN, it is relatively common to hear to infant deaths in Central Texas. Most of the time, these deaths occur when a baby is set in his or her crib face down and the child edges toward the bumper of the crib, where he or she suffocates there. This tragic incident happened to Aiden Lopez, a baby who was only six months old when he suffocated in his crime. The baby’s grandmother tried to administer CPR upon finding the child unconscious in his room, but it was not enough. The child was STAR-Flighted to a local hospital, but… Read More