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Self-driving cars in Austin, TX. What you need to know.

Austin, TX – Self-driving Cars and Accidents Self-driving cars have been popping up roadways in Austin and the rest of the country for years now. While the technology is impressive, it’s still far from perfect. Because of that, accidents do happen from time to time. If you’ve been in an accident with an autonomous vehicle,

Austin TX Common Car Accident Negotiation Mistakes

Common Negotiation Mistakes After an Austin Car Accident Getting in a car accident is expensive. From the medical bills to the car repairs, you are counting down the days until you get your settlement, so you can get on with your life. Unfortunately, the insurance company has another plan. The at-fault driver’s insurance company will

Austin Distracted Driving Car Accidents

Distracted Driving – A Leading Cause of Austin Car Accidents Austin, Texas, is a hands-free city, meaning that you can’t operate handheld devices while you’re driving. The law was put in place to limit distracted driving, but sadly, it’s still a problem in the city. Get the details on distracted driving car accidents in Austin.

Austin Texas Bike Accident Statistics

Facts about Austin Bicycling Accidents Biking is a popular activity in Austin and the rest of Texas. While many Texans ride bikes without any issues, others are involved in accidents with motor vehicles. Cyclists are vulnerable in these accidents and often suffer severe injuries. Go over some essential statistics about cycling accidents in Texas, so

Austin Bike Accidents – Debunking the Myths

Austin Bicycling Myths – Setting the Record Straight Austin’s roads are full of cyclists, and while people generally get to their destination without any issues, accidents do occur. Read over some common myths about accident bicycle accidents so you can learn more about your legal rights if you’re injured. Myth: Cyclists are Automatically at Fault

Uber & Lyft Accidents – What you need to know

Ridesharing in Austin – Know Your Rights Uber and Lyft are a big business in Austin, Texas. You likely use rideshare companies at least occasionally, and most of the time, you get to your destination without any issue. What happens if the Uber or Lyft driver gets in an accident while transporting you, and you

Austin Hit and Run Accidents – What to do

Protect Yourself Against Austin Hit-and-Runs All car accidents are frustrating and frightening, but hit-and-run accidents add another layer of emotion. You can’t believe that someone would hit you and leave the scene of the crime, and you aren’t sure what to do. There are steps you can take after a hit-and-run accident to help you

Common Causes of Austin Delivery Accidents

Common Causes of Austin Delivery Vehicle Accidents There are more delivery vehicles on Austin roads than ever before such as Amazon, UPS, FedEx and now delivery services such as Uber, Instacart and more. Drivers deliver groceries, prepared meals, and personal items to people around the city. As the volume of orders increases, it makes sense

Austin Truck Accidents – Frequently Asked Questions

Austin Truck Accidents – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Commercial trucks are a staple on the interstates in Austin. You likely drive past 18-wheelers on a daily basis without giving it much thought. However, that can change in an instant if you’re in an accident with an 18-wheeler. These massive trucks can cause lots of

Myths About Austin, TX Car Accidents

Myths about Car Accidents It’s normal to feel confused and unsure of the legal process when you’re in an Austin, TX, car accident. That uncertainty can cause you to make some mistakes when filing a claim. Learn the truth behind the common Austin, TX, car accident claim myths so you’ll understand the process. Myth –

Facts about Wrongful Death

Facts About Wrongful Death Claims in Austin, TX. Losing a loved one is never easy, but the anguish is compounded when the death was a direct result of someone else’s negligence. Your emotions alternate between sadness, anger, and disbelief, and you want justice. Filing a wrongful death claim is one such way to seek justice

Distracted Driving – What You Need to Know

Distracted Driving: Common Cause of Austin Car Accidents Distracted driving has always been an issue, but cell phones have made it worse. Most Texans have cell phones, and many people use them when on the road. They tell themselves that they can safely fire off a quick text message or check social media while driving,

Austin Delivery Accidents with Amazon & UPS

Austin Delivery Accidentswith Amazon & UPS You likely pass several delivery drivers when you’re driving in Austin. From Amazon to UPS, delivery drivers make up a large portion of the traffic. Because of that, they are also responsible for many of the accidents. If a delivery driver has hit you, you likely have a lot

Austin Car Accident – What to do if you’ve been hit by a Drunk Driver

Hit by a Drunk Driver in Austin… Know Your Rights Drunk driving is a national problem, but it’s even bigger in Texas. Nationally, 1.9 percent of people drive after having too much to drink. That number climbs to 2.1 percent in Texas, according to the CDC. If you’ve been injured due to the carelessness of

Austin Car & Truck Accidents – Establishing Fault

Evidence Used to Establish Fault in Austin, TX. Car & Truck Accidents. If you’ve been in an Austin car accident, you might be eligible to collect damages if the other driver was at fault. Because Texas is a modified comparative negligence state, you can collect damages, even if you are 50 percent responsible for the

Common Causes of Austin Truck Accidents

Common Causes of Austin Truck Accidents  Someone dies in an Austin automobile accident every five days, according to Austin Police Chief Brian Manley. If you follow the local news, you know that the fatalities are often caused by collisions with large trucks. Large trucks are generally 20 to 30 times heavier than passenger vehicles, so

Austin Bike/Cycling Accidents: Who Is At Fault?

Austin Bike Accidents: Who Is At Fault? Both motorists and bicyclists are required to follow the rules of the road in Austin, Texas. When an accident occurs, the police and lawyers for both sides work to establish who was at fault. Since Texas is a comparative negligence state, you can receive compensation for the accident

Austin Car Accidents 101 – What to do?

Austin Car Accidents 101 – Austin, TX – Steven C. Lee & Associates Did you know that a person is injured in a Texas car accident every two minutes? If you’re one of the countless people injured each year, you might be eligible to collect damages from the other driver’s insurance company. Your chances of

Austin Bike and Cycling Accident Tips

Austin Bike & Cycling Accident Tips If you have been hit by a vehicle or truck while biking or cycling, then please consider these helpful tips provided by the law offices of Steven C. Lee & Associates.  Give us a call at (512) 236-1300. Or email us at slee@steveleelaw.com.

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Austin Truck Accident – Helpful Tips for You

AUSTIN TRUCK ACCIDENT: HELPFUL TIPS FOR YOU This short video clip shares some of the most helpful tips if you have been the victim of a truck accident in Austin, Texas. Do not hesitate to call the law office of Steven C. Lee & Associates.  We are here to help you, and we will fight

What to Do After Truck Accidents in Austin

Austin Truck Accidents 101

Austin Truck Accidents are a real problem. Did you know that Austin, Texas has the largest number of truck accidents compared to other states, with one of seven truck accidents that included fatalities occurring in the state. The risks are higher in truck accidents in Austin than in smaller car accidents due to the size

What to Do After Tractor Trailer or 18-Wheel Truck Accidents in Austin

Follow These Steps After an Austin Truck Accident

Austin truck accidents are more common than you might think. It is virtually impossible to drive down I-35 without seeing a flood of 18-wheeler trucks or a tractor trailers. These trucks keep our economy thriving, bringing freight around the country. However, these trucks also carry significant risks, including an increased chance of injury if you

Guide to Truck Accidents in Austin

Guide to Truck Accidents in Austin

A large truck can easily weigh 20 times as much as the typical car, up to 80,000 pounds. Because of their mass, Austin truck accidents can lead to catastrophic injuries. Texans should be particularly aware of the risks associated with truck accidents as the state has more fatal truck accidents than any other one. This

Determining Liability in Truck Accidents in Austin

Determining Liability in Truck Accidents in Austin

Although truck accidents in Austin only account for a small amount of all of the traffic accidents, they require special consideration because of their potential for danger. The large size and weight of trucks mean that truck accidents result in a higher risk of injuries or even fatalities. Trucks also have a higher risk of

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What To Do If You’ve Been Hit By An 18-Wheeler in Austin

If you’ve been hit by an 18-wheeler on involved in any Austin truck accident, the shock can be all-consuming. However, while you regain your wits, there are a few things you can’t afford to overlook. Here is a rundown of what to do if you have been hit by an 18-wheeler in Austin: Step #1 –

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You’ve Been Injured – Now What?

If you’ve been injured there are several important steps you can take to help maximize your recovery, and – in the event that the injury was due to the negligence of another party – the compensation that is owed to you: Step #1 – Go to the hospital. Even if you don’t feel badly injured now,

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How To Handle Car Accidents in Austin

If you’ve never been in a car accident before, it can be jarring at first to know how to handle it. Even those who have been there and done that may wonder if they handled it correctly. Here’s a play-by-play of what to do when you’ve been in a car accident in Austin: Who To