Phil and Adam Loewy Dedicate the Loewy Family Commons

Phil and Adam Loewy formally dedicated the Loewy Family Commons at the Austin Center for Grief and Loss on September 29. The Austin Center for Grief & Loss provides services to individuals and families who have experienced a loss due to the death of a loved one from illness, miscarriage, accident, suicide, or violence; along with those who have experienced loss due to divorce or separation. Adam Loewy decided to make a $50,000 capital investment because he has witnessed the life-changing effects of grief therapy in his personal injury law practice. There are few things as powerful as seeing… Read More

No Prosecution for Police Shooting; Dark Day for Civil Rights in Austin, TX

October 29 was one of the darkest days in the history of Austin, Texas. A Federal Judge granted immunity to former Austin Police Officer Charles Kleinert, who killed Larry Jackson Jr. Kleinert tracked Larry down, beat him and then put his gun on the back of Larry’s neck and pulled the trigger. Larry was on his hands and knees when he was shot. A muzzle imprint was literally on the back of his neck. Kleinert admitted under oath that Larry was not posing a threat to him. Kleinert was subsequently indicted for Manslaughter but due to some arcane law… Read More

National Night Out a Success

AUSTIN, TX – Last Tuesday, Austin neighborhoods participated in National Night Out. The night out is an annual event held throughout the city, aimed at bringing citizens, law enforcement, and other first responders together. During the event, people were asked to lock up their homes and spend the evening socializing with one another. Porch lights were turned on, neighborhoods shined brightly, and a sense of comradery was instilled in all. The event’s goal is to help neighbors and law enforcement officers come together to better protect the city. According to organizers, National Night Out works every year to… Read More

Candlelight Vigil Held for Traffic Deaths During Austin’s Deadliest Year: What Can Be Done?

Wednesday, September 30, families and friends gathered alongside police officers to remember loved ones who have been killed this year in fatal traffic accidents. They held 81 candles – one for each tragic loss. Our hearts go out to each and every one of these suffering families. The Austin American-Statesman covered the story, and reported that this year has been almost twice as deadly as last year. It has even surpassed the earlier record of traffic deaths in one year… and it is only October. Our law firm helps the families of those loved ones lost in… Read More

Three Friends Biking to Austin for Charity

AUSTIN, TX – Be on the lookout, people of Austin. You will soon be seeing three bike riders enter town and call an end to their multi-state road trip. Three men will be riding from Detroit to Austin, making several stops along the way, in the Detroit 2 Austin charity ride. The men are supporting various charities through their ride that will cover more than 1,600 miles. Dane Wittig, Tyler Wittig, and Colin McConnell hope to raise awareness for charities and causes that are often overlooked in favor of larger campaigns. The three are supporting Healing Vercammen Hearts,… Read More

Self-Driving Cars Hitting Downtown Streets

AUSTIN, TX – Self-driving cars are no longer a thing of the future. The age of The Jetson’s may very well be upon us in the city of Austin. Google has chosen the city as its second to street-test self-driving cars. According to The Guardian, Austin will be only the second city, and the first outside of Mountain View, California, to see the self-driving cars on city streets. Google Fiber has already been launched in the city, proving that Austin is a top choice for Google when it comes to testing technology. This is certainly a benefit for… Read More

Alleged Overserving Means Lawsuit for Local Establishments

AUSTIN, TX – You know when you are intoxicated, and when one more is going to be one too many. Unfortunately, not everyone stops drinking when they should. This is especially true when in an establishment that continues to pour drinks when the well should have run dry. Two men have filed suit against Moontower Saloon and Alamo Drafthouse, claiming that both bars served too much alcohol to a woman who ultimately drove the wrong way on a street, crashing into the men’s vehicle. On June 19, 2015, Victoria Garcia, 22, crashed her car into one being driven… Read More

Adam Loewy Featured in Austin MD Magazine

Adam Loewy was featured in the premiere health and medical community magazine in Austin – Austin MD. The article is a snapshot of how our firm helps clients and gives back to the community. You can read the full piece below. Adam Loewy Practicing law differently sets this attorney apart by Jon Black “We focus on leaving a legacy in our clients’ lives,” says Attorney Adam Loewy. “We aren’t just here to work a personal injury case. We help our clients any way we can whether it’s medical care, counseling or anything else. It doesn’t matter if they don’t have… Read More

Teen Reports Drunk Driving Mom to 911

You are a passenger in the vehicle that your parent is driving. Your parent begins to drive erratically, frightening you. You know that that parent has been drinking. What do you do? That question is one that a 13-year-old child recently had to deal with on the roads of Austin. A little over a week ago, the girl was riding with her mother along the 7800 block of the MoPac service road. The two were traveling southbound just after 2 p.m. on a Saturday. The teenage girl had the good idea to talk her mother into pulling over to the… Read More

Austin Judge Will Not Face DWI Charges

Charges against Judge Gisela Triana of Austin have been reduced to speeding. Triana will not be forced to answer to the original charge of driving while intoxicated, stemming from her March 20 arrest. According to reports of the incident, Triana was driving a Chevrolet Suburban 47 mph in a 30-mph zone. Officers initiated a traffic stop and subsequently arrested her for DWI. Triana admitted to having had four drinks, and an open bottle of alcohol was located in her vehicle. Triana refused blood or breath alcohol tests, but the judge did complete four field sobriety tests. Triana failed… Read More