How To Know if Your Deposition Went Well

A personal injury lawsuit involves multiple phases. The discovery phase, which allows the plaintiff and defendant’s attorneys to request each other’s evidence, is among the most crucial. Opposing parties can review the evidence to assess legal strategies and determine how to argue against them. One particular part of the discovery process is a deposition. A deposition is a question-and-answer session conducted by a lawyer with the plaintiff, defendant, or witness. The purpose of a deposition is to obtain relevant information about the case. Providing brief, direct, and factual answers to every question is crucial. You should never speculate or embellish. Read More

All About Depositions in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Parties in a personal injury lawsuit are often called to attend depositions. A deposition allows the opposing sides to obtain information before they proceed to trial. The plaintiff’s and defendant’s attorneys can depose each other’s clients and witnesses to determine the facts of the case. Although a deposition might seem scary, it’s a straightforward process. However, what you say can be used against you during the trial. Your lawyer can help you prepare for your deposition so that you know how to respond to each question and avoid saying something that could damage your case. What Is a Deposition? A… Read More

What Are the Benefits of Hiring an Austin Car Accident Lawyer?

If you were involved in a minor fender bender in which no one was injured, you might not need the help of an attorney. But if you suffered injuries or property damage, you should meet with an attorney as soon as possible. The simple fact is that an experienced personal injury lawyer gives you a much better chance of securing the full compensation you… 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

The Loewy Law Firm Garden Center officially opened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, July 15th. The garden center is a weather-protected space within the larger Central Texas Food Bank Garden and offers cutting-edge nutrition education and gardening programs to residents of Austin and Central Texas. The unveiling represents another step toward the Central Texas Food Bank’s goal of a hunger-free community. The facility will be a place where locals can gain nutritional knowledge, learn about healthy eating practices, and improve their culinary aptitude. Sari Vatske, the President and… Read More

Texas Stand Your Ground Law

Texas has a self-defense law in place known as the Stand Your Ground Law. Essentially, this law justifies the use of force against someone when the actor believes it is necessary to protect against someone else’s use or attempted use of unlawful force. Self-defense can be difficult to prove. You may be eligible for compensation from someone else’s insurance company if you were intentionally injured and the Stand Your Ground law does not apply. What Is the Stand Your Ground Law in Texas? Texas Penal Code 9.31 states that a person is justified in using force against someone else… 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 Gun Laws

Every state has unique gun laws that determine who is allowed to possess, carry and use firearms. Obeying these laws is critical to avoiding criminal charges as a gun owner. If someone uses a firearm in Texas, he or she must be acting within the limits of the law – or else face the consequences. If you are the victim of an intentional shooting, accidental firearm discharge or celebratory gunfire in Texas, find out if you have the right to recover financial compensation from the shooter or another party. Who Can Possess a Firearm in Texas? Texas is a “shall… Read More