Month: May 2015

Bicycle Accidents

A Closer Look At Austin Pedicab Accidents

Pedicab accidents are a growing concern in Austin. A pedicab is a 3-wheeled vehicle that operates much like a bicycle with a compartment on the back used to transport passengers. This mode of transportation is especially popular in some areas of town as a means for passengers to get home after a night out. Pedicabs […]

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May 28, 2015

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents Archives, Personal Injury Questions Archives, Truck Accidents Archives

The Safest Forms Of Transportation

Summer is upon us and many families will soon pack their bags and head off for a fun and relaxing vacation over the coming weeks and months.  The Austin personal injury attorneys at Terry & Kelly, PLLC understand that media coverage can impact the way many people think when considering the safest form of travel for […]

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May 28, 2015

Defective Products

Takata Airbag Injuries Prompt Massive Recall

Massive Recall. In a massive recall affecting up to 34 million vehicles in the United States, notices have been mailed to consumers for purposes of replacing what are believed to be defective driver side and passenger side airbags. The devices were manufactured by Takata, a Japanese supplier of airbags and seat belts. The airbags are […]

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May 27, 2015

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents, Insurance Questions and Issues Archives

Who Pays When An Uber Driver Causes An Accident?

Ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, are becoming very popular in Austin and across Texas. Thousands of Austinites opt for an Uber ride instead of driving or taking a traditional cab service when they need to get to the airport or are planning a night out on the town. Although Uber and Lyft offer a convenient ride service that is certainly safer […]

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May 27, 2015

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents, Insurance Questions and Issues Archives, Personal Injury Questions Archives

What is PIP Coverage?

Ever heard someone talk about “PIP”? PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection, and it is one of the least expensive but most valuable coverages you can purchase. Insurance companies are required to offer you PIP coverage but you can waive it if you want – DON’T! PIP can usually be purchased in increments of $2,500, […]

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May 26, 2015

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents

Major Expenses After a Car Accident

In addition to the painful injuries you may have suffered as a result of an automobile collision in Austin, you are likely to experience significant financial costs as a result of the damage done to your vehicle. Even with a solid car insurer behind you, the immediate costs of being in an accident can have significant repercussions […]

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May 18, 2015

Boat Accidents

Austin Boating Tips

Summer is almost upon us. Soon the waters around Austin will be filled with a variety of boats. This means it will be more important than ever to follow boating safety tips.

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May 18, 2015

Pedestrian Accidents Archives

Are Austin’s Pedestrians at Risk?

The capital city of Austin, Texas, has a population of nearly 900,000, which means that on any given day its roadways are filled with people who are driving as well as pedestrians who are walking to their destinations. In the past few years, attention has become increasingly focused on those who walk due to the boom […]

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May 15, 2015

Car Accidents, Truck Accidents Archives

Fatal Truck Accidents on the Rise in Texas

In an era where there are so many semi trucks, tractor-trailers and big rigs plying the highways of Texas, accidents involving them are becoming quite common. Sometimes the accident is caused by the truck driver’s active negligence while at other times it is due to lack of care by the trucking company (or passive negligence). […]

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May 15, 2015

Car Accident Information, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Questions Archives

I’ve Been Hit By An Uninsured Driver, Now What?

The number of drivers in Austin without insurance is a staggering 14%. And the unfortunate reality is that if they’re not responsible enough to drive with mandatory insurance, they’re probably not going to pay much attention to other traffic laws either. This makes being involved in a collision with an uninsured driver in Austin a likely […]

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May 14, 2015

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