We lead you through the process.
So you can focus on recovering.

blog


The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

A 19-year-old motorcyclist died Wednesday after he crashed into a pickup truck that was pulling out of a drive onto FM 1431, about 2 and a half miles east of Marble Falls, officials said. Daniel Elites, 19, was killed in the crash, said Robbie Barrera, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman. The crash was reported at…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that may be partially explained by more Americans on the roads due to the economic recovery, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates released Friday. The sharp increase comes as drivers are putting more miles…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Jaymie Clark said the last thing she remembers before getting hit was having a friendly conversation with a fellow shopper leaving the Walmart Supercenter in Round Rock. A car had struck her in the store parking lot. One witness estimated the car had been driving at a speed of 25 miles per hour. The impact…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she tried to cross the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 in New Braunfels on Tuesday, authorities said. At 10:54 a.m. New Braunfels police responded to the 300 block of I-35 to reports of a female pedestrian involved in a hit-and-run. Emergency crews found the woman…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Highway safety advocates are worried that a government rule that would electronically limit speeds of tractor-trailers could be scuttled or ignored by the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. The rule proposed by two federal agencies would cap the speed of newly manufactured trucks at 60, 65 or 68 miles per hour. A public comment period…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Japan’s Takata could be close to settlement with the US Department of Justice over its massive exploding-airbag recall in what would amount as the largest exploding airbag settlement ever. The company is expected to pay up to $1 billion to resolve allegations of criminal wrongdoing in handling its faulty airbags, the Wall Street Journal reported on…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

A $100,000 bond has been set for a 38-year-old truck driver facing four counts of criminally negligent homicide for a Christmas Eve traffic wreck that killed four members of a Rio Grande Valley family. Authorities say Antonio Quintero of Weslaco is jailed in Willacy County. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Johnny Hernandez says Quintero…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Austin police have identified a 35-year-old pedestrian who was killed while traveling in a crosswalk in South Austin last week. According to a preliminary police investigation, a white Toyota Prius was heading west on Little Texas Lane and turning south onto South Congress Avenue on Dec. 21 at 4:10 p.m. Curtis Thomas Grace was in…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

A pair of deadly car crashes in Austin and two other serious crashes across Central Texas — including a fiery scene where bystanders came to the rescue — sent several people to hospitals with serious accident injuries Tuesday. The first fatal crash was reported about 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 35 south of San Marcos, near the border…

Read More
The Traub Law Office, P.C. Austin TX

Pedestrian deaths are up this year – a third of the people who have died on Austin roadways in 2016 so far were on foot when they were killed, according to Austin police records. The tally of pedestrian deaths steadily rose throughout the year, but a rash of fatal crashes in November helped push that number…

Read More