Texas Traffic Crisis: At Least One Fatality per Day for 21 Years

There are streaks no state in America wants to promote or even acknowledge, and Texas’ streak of at least one traffic death per day for 21 years is one of those. In 2021, at least 11 people have died each day on Texas roadways. The Austin car accident lawyers of Loewy Law Firm want to see the fatality numbers go down and stay down. There have been over 4,000 traffic deaths in 2021, after 3,896 deaths in 2020. There have been over 70,000 fatalities during that 21-year streak. The Texas Department of Transportation wants to break that streak as… Read More

News: Officers respond to crash on I-35 at Yager Ln.

AUSTIN, TX – A collision on I-35 caused major delays for commuters in north Austin on Tuesday, Total Traffic Austin reports. The crash took place at about 5:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate, near the exit to Yager Lane. Accident reported in #Austin on I 35 SB near Yager Ln #ATXtraffic https://t.co/8laei8iLor — Total Traffic Austin (@TotalTrafficAUS) November 16, 2021 The cause of the crash is not mentioned in the report. However, no injuries were reported as an immediate result. Our team will continue… Read More

Why Austin Drivers Are at Risk of Being Involved in a Truck Crash

It’s no secret that Austin has some of the most dangerous roads in the country. Interstate 35, Highway 183, State Highway 71, and US 290 all rank high in traffic accidents and congestion thanks to the significant population increase in the Austin area over the past decade. The danger isn’t limited to cars, however. Let’s talk about how Austin drivers face a higher risk of getting into an accident with a large truck than some other drivers. Why Austin Roads Are Uniquely Hazardous for Drivers Austin’s system of roads and highways is… Read More

Increase in Bicycle and Pedestrian Deaths in Texas

Texas authorities have indicated that over the past two years, bicycle and pedestrian fatalities have increased somewhat dramatically across Texas. Per the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), pedestrians and bicyclists currently account for a staggering one in five traffic-related fatalities in the state of Texas. TxDOT officials allege that the increase in pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities can be attributed to motorists’ disregard for safety regulations and laws that are intended to protect pedestrians and bicyclists.  If you were injured in a pedestrian or bicycle accident caused by a negligent or reckless motorist, you could be entitled… Read More

Top Five Things You Want in an Austin Car Accident Lawyer

If you were involved in a car accident, you might want to consult a lawyer to learn about your legal options. Injuries, property damage, and time away from work can lead to various expenses. If your actions didn’t contribute to the crash, you should not be financially responsible. The at-fault driver or another negligent party should be the one to compensate you for your losses. Hiring a lawyer to represent you in your case is one of the best decisions to make following a car crash. Unfortunately, some law firms only care about making money and won’t have your best… 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

News: Closures reported due to a two truck accident on I-35

AUSTIN, TX- Multiple lanes were closed on I-35 in Georgetown after a two truck collision Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Update: Two lanes are now open on southbound I-35 at SE Inner Loop in Georgetown-exit 260 after two trucks collided before dawn. Delays starting to thin but will last a while longer. #atxtraffic #my35 — TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) July 1, 2021 At approximately 7:28am, the TX Department of Transportation reported that two lanes had been cleared from a truck accident early that morning. Information on… Read More

News: I-35 Service Road reopens after truck rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, the I-35 Service Road has reopened after a dump truck rolled over. This accident occurred at FM 1431 and University Boulevard just before noon yesterday. It is currently unclear if anyone was hurt. If authorities release new details, then this story will be updated. At the Loewy Law Firm, our Austin car accident lawyer is ready to help after you’ve been hurt in a car crash. You could be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries and lost wages. Don’t wait to fill out our contact… Read More

News: Firefighters respond to traffic injury on Guadalupe Street at W 41st Street

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Fire Department, firefighters have responded to a traffic injury on Guadalupe Street at W 41st Street. Traffic Injury Pri 4F | 4101 Guadalupe St | AFD | 11:03:36 | https://t.co/yvLDdLmoa5— AFD Incidents (@afdincidents) May 12, 2021 This incident took place at around 11 a.m. this morning. It is currently unclear what caused the injury. If new details, such as the vehicles involved, are reported, then this story will be updated. At the Loewy Law Firm, our Austin car crash lawyer understands… Read More

Adam Loewy Named “Super Lawyer” for 5th Straight Year

For the fifth year in a row, personal injury attorney Adam Loewy of Austin, TX, has been named a Texas “Super Lawyer.” The team at the Loewy Law Firm is extremely proud of this achievement, one of many that the firm has received for it’s work helping accident victims both in Austin and throughout Texas. Being named a Super Lawyer is an honor for any personal injury lawyer. The initial list of nominees is generated by attorneys in the Texas legal community, though certain third parties are also allowed to submit nominations.  After the initial list of nominees is complete, every attorney… Read More