Pedestrian Accidents More Frequent During Holiday Season

As a pedestrian, you may be at the most danger of being struck by a vehicle now than during any other time of year. Why? Quite simply put: More drivers on the road during the holidays are driving while distracted. If you walk frequently or even just plan on shopping and being in public parking lots, read on. Knowing what to look out for can quite possible save your life. Distractions You may think that texting and driving is the biggest cause of distraction behind the wheel and you may be right. It’s important to remember, though,… Read More

Man Outlines Dangers of Vacation Rentals

A man has recently come forward publicly to outline the events surrounding the death of his father two years ago. He has done this in hopes of alerting people to the dangers of renting vacation accommodations from sites like Airbnb. According to Zak Stone, his family rented a home in Austin two years ago with the intention of celebrating Thanksgiving. Among the amenities in the home was a swing hanging from a tree outside. Stone’s father tried the swing out and ultimately lost his life. Stone explains the events as follows: The family found a cottage for rent… Read More

Testimonial: Loewy Law Firm Helps Injured Austin Woman

Our team works hard to help our clients. We try to go above and beyond what you would expect of a law firm, and we are proud of the positive feedback we receive. This review of the Loewy Law Firm was written by a wonderful woman who was badly hurt by a baseball at a local batting cage. “I called The Loewy Law firm on the advice of a friend after being injured by another party. Prior to calling them, I had spoken with a several other firms, large and small, and although all of them told… Read More

Austin Man Struck by Vehicle

AUSTIN, TX – Walking across a street is something that many of take for granted. We believe that we will make it safely to the other side. Unfortunately, that is not how the action played out for an Austin man early Sunday morning. Police report that a 39-year old Austin man was crossing the street on the frontage road of the 2200 block of East Anderson Lane. As the mat was attempting to cross the road from north to south, a car traveling westbound stuck the man. The man was pronounced dead at… Read More

Austin Winter Running Tips

Running is great. It boosts your mood and keeps you fit, meanwhile increasing your physical and mental fortitude. At the Loewy Law Firm, we advocate a healthy work/life balance, which is why it is so important to find an activity like running to do before or after work. Wintertime, though, threatens to keep us indoors with its falling temperatures and decreased daylight. Whether you have the grit for cold early-morning departures from cozy blankets or the energy for a post-work session, it is partially or completely dark outside. The dark is not only demotivating – it… Read More

The Surprising Truth About Medical Bills

The New York Times and NPR, alongside other major news sources, recently published articles voicing a concerning trend amongst healthcare providers—surprise medical bills. Jeffrey Craig Hopper, an Austinite, was featured on NPR for his story. While coaching a Little League team here in town, a wayward baseball hit him in the eye. Flash forward to the emergency room. Jeffrey received surgery for broken facial bones. Jennifer Hopper, Jeffrey’s wife, had driven him to a clinic that she knew was within their insurance provider network. The bill, though, told a different story. After… Read More

What Does Sleep Have to Do With Personal Injuries?

The Huffington Post recently published a fascinating study on the effects of sleep deprivation on memory. This piece highlights an important thing to remember if you are in a car crash or other type of accident—take pictures and immediately report what happened. Studies have shown that the most dangerous time of year to drive is August—with the most dangerous day being Saturday. It’s no wonder: as we’ve discussed, weekend partying is the reason for many of the worst injuries that our firm has seen. According to the article, “sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on your… Read More

Austin Woman Seriously Injured In Hit-and-Run Auto Accident Has Several Options to Cover Medical Bills

An Austin woman suffered severe injuries as a result of a double hit-and-run collision over the holiday weekend. A report by KXAN says Valencia Lock was riding in a car on I-35 near the St. Johns exit shortly before 3 a.m. on July 5 when her vehicle was struck from behind, and the other driver sped off. Valencia got out to examine the damage. As she was getting back into the car, a second car crashed into her, causing severe injuries. That driver also fled the scene. 21-year old Valencia is now hospitalized with broken legs, a broken collar bone,… Read More

Adam Loewy Appears on KVUE to discuss TASER Case

Adam Loewy appeared on KVUE last night to discuss the latest developments in a high profile TASER case our law firm is handling.  The case involves the Tasing of a young man named Noe Nino de Rivera, who was TASED in a hallway in Cedar Creek High School in November. As a survelliance video shows, Noe was not being aggressive or doing anything wrong yet he was unjustifiably Tased by Bastrop Sheriff Deputy Randy McMillan.  As a result of the Tasing, Noe fell back, slammed his head, and sustained a very serious Traumatic Brain Injury.  He was in a… Read More

Adam Loewy discusses Round Rock Tasing Incident on Fox News Austin

Adam Loewy, owner of the Loewy Law Firm, appeared on Fox News Austin last night to discuss the Tasing of a Round Rock High School student.  The student was attempting to break up a fight in the high school and a school resource officer (SRO) tased him.  Thankfully, it appears the student did not get hurt.  Nonetheless, we believe there is simply no reason SROs should be using Tasers in high schools. We represent Noe Nino de Rivera, a Cedar Creek High School student who Tased last November and who slammed his head on the floor.  As a result, he… Read More