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Car Emergency Kits: The Resource That Can Save Your Life

With summer in full swing, there is no doubt that many Texas are taking advantage of the season and traveling. Whether it be by boat, plane, or car, it is important for us to be aware of the best safety practices not only for ourselves but for our families as well. While families find themselves… Read More


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Tips You Need to Know When Driving Through a Flood

Whether you’re dealing with a severe thunderstorm or hurricane, heavy flooding can make driving especially dangerous. From unseen obstacles to flowing waters that can sweep your car away, there are plenty of dangers that come with flooded streets. According to the First Street Foundation, at least 14.6 million properties in the United States are located… Read More


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An Overturned Recycling Truck Closes One Lane in Austin

Early Friday morning, just before rush hour, a recycling truck turned over and closed one lane on Loop 360. Details of the Austin Truck Accident The northbound lane in Loop 360 in Austin was closed off when a recycling truck overturned and posed a dangerous risk to other drivers by obstructing both lanes, just as… Read More


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Rainy Weather, Hydroplaning, and Austin Roads: Everything You Need to Know About Staying Safe While Driving During Hurricane Season

The Austin car accident attorneys of Ramos James Law, PLLC, are no strangers to representing victims of car accidents, even those that have been involved in car accidents during poor weather conditions. With hurricane season in full effect, Texans are prepared for plenty of rain and adverse weather conditions. Austin motorists are no strangers to… Read More


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What Kind of Settlement Can I Expect From a Distracted Driving Accident?

Before you can assess what your Texas injury claim is worth, you must look into whether there is a reasonable cause to sue the individual at fault. Your injury case will be based on whether or not the driver (or other at-fault party) failed his duty to regard other drivers. A driver who gets distracted… Read More


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Are There Traffic Laws in Place to Protect Texans from Distracted Drivers?

While it may seem like no big deal, distracted driving poses a threat that deserves the same kind of attention that drunk driving gets in the state of Texas. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), texting-and-driving accidents are 6 times more likely to cause a collision than drunk driving. The… Read More


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Life Lost After Late Night Rollover Accident

On the early morning of Sunday, March 28th, a rollover accident near the 500 block of Cameron Road and Springdale Road in Austin led to a fatality.  Austin-Travis County EMS arrived at the scene at approximately 3:00 a.m. and are still trying to determine what factors caused the accident. No other parties were involved. Rollover… Read More


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Proving Fault In A Distracted-Driving Related Accident

When a distracted driver causes a preventable collision, you are entitled to seek financial recovery for any damages they have caused to you. When filing a civil suit against said driver, your best chance of proving negligence is to gather as much evidence as possible at the time of the incident – assuming you have… Read More


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April Is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April may be known for its various festivities like Easter, sporting events coming into full swing, and springtime fully blooming over. April is also designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time where communities learn about the catastrophic–and often lethal–dangers of distracted driving. The Austin car accident lawyers of Ramos James Law, PLLC are taking… Read More


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4 Reasons Car Accident Claims are Denied and How to Avoid It

In the unfortunate event of a car accident, you may experience a measure of relief knowing a claim handled through your insurance could help with medical bills and other associated costs incurred. However, you may be surprised to learn that sometimes insurance claims are denied, and while every situation is different, we here at Ramos… Read More


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What You Should Know About Driving In Austin Under Severe Weather

As Texas and Travis County just experienced a winter storm unlike any other in the state’s history, many individuals and families were left without basic essential utilities and were forced to drive on dangerous roads filled with black ice and sleet. While Texans and fellow Austinites are used to sunny, warm weather for the majority… Read More


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Fort Worth Pileup Accident Involving 130 Vehicles Leaves 36 Injured, Kills 5

On February 11th, a massive pileup occurred on Interstate 35-W in downtown Fort Worth as a result of slippery roadways. Details About the Incident  According to reports, the accident occurred at around 6:00 a.m at I-35W. The severity of the pileup led to the highway closing down.  Paramedics and local law enforcement agencies arrived on… Read More


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