Biker Seriously Injured by Driver on Cell Phone

KXAN news reported a tragic story involving Austin resident Bobby Crouch, who was seriously injured while biking on Barton Creek Blvd near Bee Caves Road. Crouch was hit from behind by a 20 yr old car driver, who was on his cell phone and not paying attention to the road. The driver swerved over and crashed into Crouch, and caused him to fly off his bike. Crouch sustained serious personal injuries, including a broken leg and broken back. He is facing months of recovery due to the negligence of this driver. TxDOT concluded that over 90,000 in Texas are related to distracted… Read More

Hit and Run Crashes – On the Rise

KVUE news covered a tragic story regarding a young woman, Katy Palmer, and her boyfriend who were involved in a hit and run collision during South by Southwest in Austin. The driver of the car shamefully drove off and the police and Palmer’s family are actively looking for him. Palmer was killed and her boyfriend sustained a head injury. Our law firm has seen an increase in hit and run car cases in Austin over the past 18 months. The most notable case was the Nestande case, which received enormous media coverage. The less known cases involve innnocent people like Katy Palmer. Read More

Hays County Accident Kills Two, Injures Five

A car accident in Buda, TX that involved a senior center bus and an SUV caused two deaths and five injuries today. Local law enforcement said that the accident occurred this afternoon when the driver of an SUV swerved into the opposite lane and collided with a bus from the Creekside Villas Senior Village Apartments. The driver of the SUV and one bus passenger died in the accident. Five additional passengers were injured, including one critical injury. A city official said that roads near the site of the accident are closed and that drivers should avoid the area. CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER… 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

ExxonMobil Fire Injures 12 in Beaumont

A fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont resulted in 12 injuries last week, leaving one victim with critical burns. According to ABC News, other victims were left with broken bones and less severe burns. A spokeswoman for ExxonMobil said that the fire occurred at 10:30 last Wednesday morning in a processing unit that was closed for maintenance. The unit was used to process crude oil. Exxon Mobil claims that the fire was controlled quickly, even though 12 people suffered injuries. “We sincerely regret this has happened and will conduct a complete investigation to determine the cause of the incident,” said the spokeswoman. Read More

Fertilizer Plant Explosion Causes 35 Fatalities in West, Texas

A fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded, resulting in at least 35 deaths. According to news sources, an additional 160 people were injured in the explosion that Texas Gov. Rick Perry called “a nightmare scenario.” Among those killed were first responders. Additionally, more than 75 homes, a middle school, and a nursing home were destroyed or badly damaged in the mile-wide blast. A local hospital indicated that most of the injured survivors would be released from the hospital shortly, but others suffered more serious damage. Broken bones, lacerations, abrasions, head injuries, and breathing problems were reported among the injuries. Gov. Perry… Read More

Loewy Law Firm Raises $5000 for Austin Pets Alive!

The Loewy Law Firm raised $5000.00 for Austin Pets Alive! in March 2013. The money was raised via a ‘Like’ campaign on the Loewy Law Firm Facebook page, whereby Adam Loewy promised to donate $1 for every ‘like’ the page received. We had a tremendous response and proudly donated $5000 to Austin Pets Alive!, which is working to make Austin a 100% “No Kill” city for dogs and cats. We are very proud to support this wonderful organization. More information about our efforts can be found on the APA site:… 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

What Causes a Single-Vehicle Car Accident?

Like multi-vehicle car accidents, single-vehicle car accidents can be the result of almost any variable. In fact, single-vehicle car crashes are often triggered by the same factors that cause multi-vehicle crashes. For example, drunk driving is one of the most common factors behind car accidents in the United States – but not all drunk driving car accidents involve multiple vehicles. An intoxicated driver could just as easily crash into an inanimate object and cause property damage as he/she could collide with another vehicle. Like drunk drivers, distracted motorists can cause single-vehicle accidents as well. Speeding is another common variable in car… Read More

The Cost of Living With a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries are one of the most devastating and life-altering types of personal injuries. According to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the cost of living with a spinal cord injury can be financially burdensome as well. This includes hospitalization costs, medical treatment costs, and other expenses. In addition to these expenses, spinal cord injuries require long-term care and other continuing costs. Generally speaking, the severity of the injury is directly related to the continuing costs associated with it. Injuries that leave the patient dealing with incomplete motor function of any kind can cost $334,170 within the first year of the… Read More