Blog Posts in March, 2019 Blog Home The Curious Case of James Fulton: Car Accident or Criminal Negligence? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 29-Mar-2019 On May 14, 2016, James Fulton (40) left On the Border, a popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Tyler, at 9:30 p.m. after enjoying 7-8 drinks with a few friends. Less than a mile away, Haile Beasley, a recent college graduate, checked her phone while waiting for a stoplight to turn green. A witness, Kirsten Woodard, later testified that Beasley was still on her phone when she started driving. An instant ... Share This Post: Continue Reading The Most Deadly Jobs in Texas Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 25-Mar-2019 Many professions are intrinsically dangerous because of their exposure to high-risk situations, heavy equipment, and various other environmental dangers. Certain jobs in Texas are more hazardous than others because of their reputation for high workplace injuries and wrongful deaths — which is why it's important to have an Austin personal injury attorney at the Stewart Law Firm. Such ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Austin Has Been Invaded by an Influx of E-Bikes & E-Scooters Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 21-Mar-2019 In the last decade, Americans have greatly benefited from advancements in mobile application technology. Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft have completely revolutionized the transportation industry, and their individual success stories have inspired Bird and Lime to try their hand at e-bikes and e-scooters. While these recreational transportation devices aren’t exactly new technology, being ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Seeking Justice: What Steps to Take If a Loved One Was Lost to Wrongful Death Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 18-Mar-2019 The death of a loved one can be quite shocking. This is particularly true when the death is unexpected. If your loved one has unexpectedly suffered a wrongful death, keep in mind there are steps you can take to help right this wrong. Now is the time to get organized, learn about your options and figure out where to go from here. If you have a problem of this kind, legal help is vitally important. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Trucking 101: Understanding & Avoiding Jackknife Accidents Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 11-Mar-2019 There are few experiences as terrifying as losing control of an 80,000-pound vehicle. Sadly, it’s a common enough occurrence that one out of every ten traffic fatalities involves a commercial motor vehicle. While all truck collisions are dangerous, one of the deadliest accident scenarios is a “jackknife” wreck. What Is a Jackknife Accident? A jackknife wreck occurs when a truck ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Brain Injury Awareness Month Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 6-Mar-2019 What Is a Brain Injury? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) consider traumatic brain injuries (TBI) one of the most serious public health problems in the United States. Each year, over 2.5 million Americans sustain mild to severe head injuries that disrupt the normal function of the brain. These injuries frequently result from traffic collisions, sports accidents, terrible falls, ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 6 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.