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

Texas Seat Belt Laws

The seat belt is the single most important development in motor vehicle safety. Over the last few decades, seat belts have saved millions of lives. All 50 states have some type of seat belt law in place. Obeying the seat belt laws in Texas can keep you and your loved ones safe while driving, as well as protect you from legal trouble. Seat Belt Facts and Statistics Science has proven again and again that the safest choice vehicle occupants can make is to use a seat belt. The decision not to wear a seat belt can be fatal. According to… Read More

Factors that Affect the Value of your Personal Injury Settlement

If you have suffered an injury caused by another party’s careless or negligent actions, you have the right to recover compensation. However, securing the compensation you deserve isn’t always straightforward, and various factors can affect your claim’s value. Damages Damages is the legal term for the compensation awarded to reimburse victims for the impact a personal injury accident has had on their lives. The more financial losses and accident-related expenses you have had, the higher the value of your claim. For example: Medical Expenses: Current and future treatment you require and any other injury-related medical expenses. Property Damage: Repairing or… Read More

How Long Does It Take To Settle A Personal Injury Claim?

A common thought when pursuing a personal injury claim is wondering how long it will take. Unfortunately, the answer is not simple since the timeline is unique to each case. However, here is a general idea of the process and how long each step takes until you receive compensation. First Six Months The first six months of a personal injury claim typically involve recovering from your injuries and your personal injury attorney’s initial investigation. Medical Treatment Seeking medical care is critical to your health and also protects your right to compensation. If there is a gap between the accident and… Read More

$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