April 2017

Is your insurance company tricking you?

2017-04-28T16:35:47+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Your relationship with your insurance company may often be annoying at best. You need them and they need you but that doesn’t always mean things are smooth sailing, especially when your insurance company may be trying to trick and manipulate you into paying them more money than you should be. Here are things to look [...]

Austin Police Department No Refusal Weekends—What Does It Mean For You?

2017-04-20T13:10:10+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Austin, Texas Police Department has historically enjoined what are known as “no-refusal weekends” for holiday weekends. This means that any driver pulled over by police during one of these weekend periods cannot refuse or decline a breathalyzer or (voluntary) blood test if they are pulled over under suspicion of DWI.   What’s newsworthy about [...]

What is an attorney writ bond?

2017-04-14T09:32:02+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: DWI|

For those who haven’t studied law or watched a lot of “Law & Order SVU”, you might not know that ‘attorney writ bond’ is a shorthand version of the longer ‘writ of habeas corpus.’ So perhaps the better question would really be what does the writ of habeas corpus even mean? The phrase, which is [...]

Why you should hire a personal injury attorney after a car accident

2017-04-06T16:34:45+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

If you’ve ever been in a car accident you know that the stress doesn’t always end with the collision—dealing with the aftermath of an auto crash can be highly stressful. Having to interact with your insurance companies (medical, auto, etc.) can be an insanely frustrating and confusing process, especially for the average person. In most [...]

March 2017

What are your rights if you refuse a Breathalyzer test?

2017-03-30T16:49:36+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: DWI|

In Texas, if you are pulled over for a DWI (driving while intoxicated), there are certain rights you retain that you should be aware of. For example, if a police officer tells you to take a blood or Breathalyzer test, can you refuse? Should you refuse? Information such as this is stuff you need to [...]

Blood Test Breakdown: DWI Cases

2017-03-23T12:29:18+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: DWI|

The laws and terms surrounding driving drunk or under the influence vary from state to state. In Texas, the “implied consent” law means that if a police officer lawfully (and with probable cause) arrests you for intoxicated driving, then you must consent to taking a chemical test to determine your blood alcohol level (BAC). According [...]

Common Mistakes Officers Make During An Arrest

2017-03-20T09:54:42+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Just because they wear uniforms does not mean police officers are perfect—just like everyone else, they too make mistakes. There are certain rules and procedures cops are supposed to follow, like having to read arrestees their Miranda Rights, only acting with probable cause and avoiding misconduct. Even the best, most well-intentioned police officers are capable [...]

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