What is a Good Settlement Offer After a Car Accident?

You will have a lot of expenses, compounded by financial loss, following a serious car accident. If you are worried about where you will find the compensation to pay for all these things, especially when the accident was caused by someone else, we can completely understand that worry. The experienced attorneys at Shaw Cowart…

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How Long After a Car Accident Can Injuries Appear?

While many car accident injuries are immediate and obvious, other injuries don’t manifest for several hours, days, or possibly for weeks. While many car accident victims end up in the emergency room, others go home after being checked out by EMTs only to develop serious symptoms later on. Those symptoms may include: Headaches Dizziness…

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School Bus Safety Reminders

With Austin students headed back to the classroom this month, it’s a good time to brush up on school bus safety; specifically, how to share the road with school buses that may be making frequent stops in your neighborhood. A little care and caution may prevent catastrophic injuries: Stop when the school bus has…

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U.S. Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2020

Deadly car accidents increased in 2020. This may come as a surprise, given that so many people were at home during the worst of the pandemic, and not out commuting or driving around. Nonetheless, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show deadly crashes rose about 7 percent compared to the previous year….

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Top Questions for Your Car Accident Lawyer

If you were recently involved in a serious car accident, you may feel completely overwhelmed by pursuing the justice you deserve. When someone else causes the crash, why should you be left with the pain, medical bills, lasting injury, and other devastating effects of this trauma? Our experienced attorneys help accident victims pursue maximum…

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Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Each year in Texas, several thousand people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents. In a fatal injury claim handled by our attorneys in Austin, we pursue maximum compensation and justice on your behalf. We are an experienced boutique injury firm that has been representing families affected by wrongful death for years. Please call…

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Driving Tips When the Austin Weather Turns Severe

The forecast in Austin this week calls for summer thunderstorms. As locals, we know you are accustomed to driving in rain, but our law firm wants to remind Austin drivers of the basic safety tips for driving in severe weather. As experienced accident attorneys, we are committed to sharing safety information to prevent the…

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Gathering Evidence After a Car Accident

When you get involved in a car accident, the experience can be stressful and disorienting, especially if there are injuries involved. Before you gather evidence, always make sure to check yourself, your passengers, and other drivers involved for injuries. To ensure you have the information you need for your claim, you should call 911…

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How to Avoid a Car Accident at a Bad Intersection

Every state has their fair share of poorly designed intersections. Whether you are driving in a car or crossing the street, bad intersections can be dangerous, especially if there are negligent drivers on the road. If you are injured in a car accident at a bad intersection, our experienced personal injury attorneys can help…

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Common Distractions That Cause Car Accidents

Did you know that the number one cause of car accidents is driver distraction? In 2018, the CDC reported nearly 3,000 deaths and 400,000 injuries in accidents involving distracted drivers. If you have been injured in a crash due to a distracted driver, our car accident attorneys can help you pursue the compensation you…

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