$530,000 Car Crash Settlement

Our law firm represented a teacher who was in a terrible head-on crash just outside of Austin. A driver crossed the center line and hit our client head on.  She broke both of her legs and had over $150,000 in medical bills.  She was out of work for 4 months. We first went after the driver’s minimum insurance policy of $30,000 and secured that. Thankfully, our client had been smart enough to purchase a $500,000 Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UIM) policy before the crash.  We then went after this policy for her and obtained all of it.  So we settled the… Read More

$15 Million Year for the Loewy Law Firm

The Loewy Law Firm is proud to announce we recovered over $15 Million for our clients in 2017. The recoveries were highlighted by 3 7-figure settlements in the amounts of $8.5 million for a truck crash, $2.5 million for a burn case and $2.2 million for a wrongful death truck case. We recovered significant money for Austin residents involved in car crashes, truck crashes, bike crashes, motorcycle crashes, burn incidents, slip and falls and injuries to children. If you or a loved one have been hurt, call us today. We can help. (512) 280-0800. Read More

Knowing When You Need a New Lawyer

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It is not uncommon for people to hire an attorney after they have been injured. Whether the injury occurred as the result of a car accident, a slip and fall or a number of other factors, seeking compensation is often the only way that people can pay their medical bills. When people choose a lawyer, they may do so in any number of ways. Some people look online and some use word-of-mouth. Many times the relationship starts out on a positive note and the case begins to progress smoothly. Unfortunately, the relationship may head south and people could… Read More

Avoid These Medical Mistakes Post Injury

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After you are injured by another person, you want to make sure that you are taken care of properly. Part of this responsibility lies with your doctor, and part with you. There are mistakes that can happen if you aren’t careful, and many of them have nothing to do with medical malpractice. Here is what you don’t want to do once you begin seeking medical treatment. 1. Downplay Your Injuries Do not be tempted to downplay your injuries either in an attempt to “act tough” or protect your employer. Be honest with your doctor about your symptoms and the way you… Read More

Fourth of July Firework Safety Tips

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Common fireworks are illegal to possess or set off within the city limits if you live in Austin. What are permitted are not-common fireworks or, in other words, glow worms, snakes, smoke devices, wire sparklers and trick noisemakers. If, on the other hand, you live in a rural area, you may be permitted to both possess and discharge fireworks. No matter where you live or how you plan on celebrating the holiday, its important to remind yourself about firework safety as July 4 approaches. If you will be attending any type of picnic, BBQ or even professional display,… Read More

What Happens if Your Kid is Injured by a Babysitter?

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When you leave your child with a babysitter, you are trusting that the person you hired will keep your child safe in your absence. You also assume that the person you have trusted will treat your child as good as you do. Unfortunately, sometimes accidents happen and children are hurt. What happens when your little one is hurt while with the babysitter? Negligence Accidents happen. Chances are that your child has received a scraped knee, bruised shin or even a bump on the head in your presence. There is a difference between a true accident and an injury… Read More

Most Common Causes of Forklift Accidents

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There are approximately 1 million forklifts in operation in the country. There are also 1.5 million truck operators. The United States is one of the largest lift distributors on the planet. With warehouse industry jobs growing ever year, forklifts aren’t going anywhere in the near future. Unfortunately, with the sheer amount of heavy equipment in operation in the country, accident happen. Here are the most common causes of forklift accidents. 1. Poor Training The leading cause of these accidents is poor operator training. Someone driving the forklift may not know how to respond to a hazard. Inventory changes,… Read More

Celebrating Father’s Day in Austin

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You may not tell your dad everyday how much you appreciate all that he has done for you, but you can certainly thank him on Father’s Day. Celebrate dad not with a tie, a mug or a T-shirt, but with an afternoon out in the city. There are plenty of things to see and do in Austin that are sure to give you and your father a great bonding experience. Here are a few of the best. 1. Hiking Why not spend an afternoon soaking in nature with your dad? There are dozens of fantastic opportunities that will get you… Read More

How to Prove Soft Tissue Injuries in Personal Injury Claims

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In many personal injury cases, injuries are obvious and easy to prove. In other instances, injuries are to soft tissue and can certainly be felt, but can rarely be seen. These injuries can be hard to prove when compared to something like a broken arm. People do recover compensation for soft tissue injuries everyday, so it is not impossible, but can require a bit more work. Here is what you need to know about proving soft tissue injuries. Soft Tissue Injuries Let’s start by discussing exactly what a soft tissue injury is. These are damages to soft areas… Read More

What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

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Choosing a personal injury attorney is essential if you hope to be awarded the compensation you deserve. How do you choose the attorney that is right for you and your family? Continue reading and discover five tips that will help you find the personal injury lawyer that is best for you. 1. Experience Everyone needs to start somewhere, but does it have to be with you? You don’t want to be the first client an attorney accepts for a personal injury case. You want an attorney who has experience with personal injury law in your local… Read More