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Determining Liability In Texas Pedestrian Accidents

Posted by Jason English | Jul 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

When pedestrians suffer devastating injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle, establishing liability (which party is responsible for the accident) is essential. Texas law allows injury victims to seek maximum compensation from culpable parties. However, determining fault and building a po...

How Medical Bills Are Paid After a Car Accident

Posted by Jason English | Jul 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

In the state of Texas, any person who is injured in a car accident is responsible for paying their own medical bills as they are incurred, even if the accident was not their fault. While this may seem unfair, the reason for this is that the driver or other party who caused the accident must fir...

Car Accident FAQ

Posted by Jason English | Jul 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas drivers traveled over 260.580 billion miles in 2020. Unfortunately, a car crash-related death occurred every single day of the calendar year. In 2020, crashes injured 205,498 people, gave 14,656 people serious injuries, and killed 3,623...

Inaccuracies Of Field Sobriety Tests

Posted by Jason English | Jul 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

In Texas, police officers who suspect a driver of driving while intoxicated (DWI) may administer field sobriety tests. These tests help officers to determine whether to arrest the driver for DWI. However, the inaccuracies of field sobriety tests may lead officers to arrest drivers mistakenly. U...

Steps To Take After A Rideshare Accident

Posted by Jason English | Jul 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to the Department of Transportation, ridesharing refers to the act of sharing transportation, which includes the sharing of both car and van journeys. Ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, have become progressively more popular, which has also resulted in the likelihood of car...

Steps To Take After a Boating Accident

Posted by Jason English | Jun 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to the United States Coast Guard, boating accidents in 2020 accounted for 3,195 injuries, 787 deaths, and over 62.5 million dollars in property damage. With the summer boating season around the corner, more people plan to hit the waterways in Austin, Texas. Considering the large siz...

Get Back On Track After A DWI

Posted by Jason English | Jun 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Getting arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas can disrupt your life in many ways, especially if convicted. Those who serve time in jail may have lost their jobs as a result. A license suspension can also affect employment, as it may make commuting to work difficult or nearly i...

Elderly Drivers And Car Accidents

Posted by Jason English | Jun 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides that elderly people are more likely than middle-aged adults to experience car accident-related injuries and fatalities. Indeed, every day approximately 700 elderly people involved in car accidents suffer injuries, while approximately 20 ...

How DUI/DWI Affects A Professional License

Posted by Jason English | Jun 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

  How DUI/DWI Affects A Professional License In addition to being aware of possible criminal penalties, knowing how DUI/DWI affects a professional license is important to people who drive for a living. The consequences can have far-reaching impacts beyond the other types of penalties a driver...

Press Release - Statement from Defense Counsel for Austin Police Officer Protest Cases

Posted by Jason English | Feb 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Austin Criminal Defense Attorneys Defend Eight Officers Relating to Protests and Use of Force On February 17, 2022 a Travis County grand jury, under the direction of District Attorney Jose Garza, indicted 19 Officers for Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant.  These charges are First Degree Felonies with a range of punishment of 5-99 years or life in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.  The officers are on paid administrative leave while their cases are pending. We represent eight APD officers who responded to the protests to protect the citizens of Austin, the city itself, peaceful protestors and officers from violent and dangerous conduct. Their indictments relate to the use of department-issued beanbag shotguns to impact persons committing violent acts like throwing rocks or other items. 

Covid 19 - Newsletter for Jason English Law

Posted by Jason English | Apr 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cutting Costs, Staying Connected and a Time for Spring Cleaning are topics to consider during this difficult and unprecedented time.  Please know that we are here for you, for whatever you need.  Please don't hesitate to call us and we can make an appointment and connect via phone or zoom.  ...

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