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November Understanding the 6 Different Types of OSHA ViolationsWhat are Common Causes of Brain Injuries?The Dangers of PrilosecTreating Thanksgiving Burn InjuriesThe Long-Term Impact of a TBIWhat Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?Car Accidents & Texas' Modified Comparative Fault Rule October 4 Common Car Accident Myths to IgnoreHow Effective are Crash Avoidance Safety Features?Settlement vs. Trial: Which Is Right for You?Protecting Your Children from Dog BitesWhat's the Difference Between a Statute of Limitations & a Statute of Repose?What Are the Potential Causes of a Car Crash? September 3 Behaviors that Contribute to Work Zone Accidents5 Steps to Take After Being Injured in a Hit & Run AccidentSustaining PTSD As a Result of a Car AccidentRecognizing the Signs of Day Care Negligence & Child AbuseHow Car Accident Injuries are Determined and Their ImpactUnderstanding the Difference Between Concussions & Cerebral Contusions August Tips to Avoid a Car Accident on Labor Day Weekend3 Tips to Avoid Driving FatigueHow You Can Protect Your Case2 Safety Tips to Prevent a Bicycle AccidentThe Montreal Convention & Airline LiabilityWhy Hiring an Austin Car Accident Lawyer Is So ImportantSteps You Should Take Following a Car AccidentWhat Causes Anoxic Brain Injuries? July 3 Playground Hazards to AvoidThe Dangerous Link Between Anesthesia and Brain TraumaThe NFL, Concussions & Lawsuits4 Motorcycle Safety TipsThe Dangers of Hands-Free DevicesCommercial Truck Accidents & Insurance Issues June Can I Sue the School District for My Child's Injury?Recreational Boating Accidents and Lake Liability May How to Prepare a Product Liability Case April Signs & Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain InjuryDo I Need a Lawyer for Whiplash? March How Contingency Fees WorkPTSD & Your Personal Injury Case February Work Accidents & Injuries: Who is Responsible?5 Do's & Don'ts After a Car Accident January How Do I Seek Compensation for Permanent Scarring or Disfigurement?Fatal Car Crashes: Important Information for Surviving Family MembersElements of a Wrongful Death Claim: What You Need to KnowDaycare Injuries: How to Prove Negligent Supervision 2017 December What Do Trucking Insurance Companies Do After an Accident?Important Information for Motorcycle Accident VictimsDo You Have a Product Liability Case?The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC Sponsors the Austin Jingle Bell 5KInformation for Drunk Driving Accident Victims November Workers' Compensation vs. Personal Injury ClaimsHow Long Do I Have to File an Injury Lawsuit in Texas?Do I Need an Attorney for a Non-Traumatic Brain Injury? September Top Causes of Construction Accidents in TexasWhy You Shouldn't Say "Sorry" After a Car AccidentRecourse for Victims of Distracted Driving AccidentsWho Can Be Held Liable in a Truck Accident?Can I Sue My Employer for Toxic Exposure?Can I Sue if I Was Assaulted on Private Property?When Is a Personal Injury "Catastrophic?" August Can I File a Personal Injury Claim for Negligent Security?Auto Defects & Car Accident ClaimsE-Logs May Help Prevent Truck Accidents July Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable?Defective Baby Products to AvoidWhat Are My Rights After a Work Injury in Texas?5 Summer Safety Tips to Help Avoid Boating Accidents June Seeking Compensation for Emotional TraumaMotorcycle Safety: How to Increase Your VisibilityHow to Prevent School Zone Accidents May Types of Accidents That Might Be a Property Owner's FaultTruck Driver DUI: The True Scope of the ProblemCalculating Damages in Personal Injury ClaimsDefective Car Parts & Injury Claims April Do You Know Austin's Most Dangerous Intersections?What to Do If Your Child Gets Hurt and You Want to Sue March The Texas "One Bite Rule" and Your RightsAre Pedestrians Ever Responsible for their Injuries?Can You Spot the Symptoms of Mild TBI? February 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Premises Liability CaseWho Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas?Recovering Compensation After a Hit & Run AccidentBoat Accident on Lake Austin? Here's What To Do! January The Stewart Law Firm voted Top Business to Business Supplier of 2017 2016 December How Bicycle Friendly Is Austin? Tips for CyclistsTexas Drunk Driving Accident StatisticsStewart Law Firm a Proud Presenting Sponsor for 21st Annual Jingle Bell 5K October Electrocution Hazards at the WorkplaceStephen W. Stewart Selected for Inclusion In the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers® List September Overloaded and Improperly Loaded Big RigsMotorcycle Accident Compensation August How Big a Problem Is Fatigue in the Trucking Industry? July Workplace Injuries Increase in the SummerSummertime Injury Prevention TipsSummer Boating Safety Tips May Can Bikers Be Denied Compensation for Not Wearing a Helmet?The Truth About Work-Injury Coverage in TexasDo Drivers Need Stronger Cell Phone Laws in Texas?New Discovery May Help Quadriplegics Regain Hand FunctionWhy Some Truck Drivers Rely on Drugs or Alcohol70% of People Favor Higher Premiums for Distracted Drivers April Stay Connected to The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC March April is Distracted Driving Awareness MonthBrain Trauma Linked to a Higher Risk of Suicide February The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC Recognized by Austin Police Association and Austin Cops for CharitiesThe Stewart Law Firm Voted Top Choice Personal Injury Firm in Austin January What Do I Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident?What are the Advantages of Working with a Personal Injury Attorney? 2015 December Four Organizations Join Together to Fund New Technology that Can Save Peoples from TBIsBe A Part of The Stewart Law Firm's Chance to Win the Top Choice Award November Beware of Drunk Drivers This Holiday SeasonThe Stewart Law Firm, PLLC Will Host the 2015 Jingle Bell 5K RunWhy Auto Accident Rates Increase During the HolidaysTakata Dropped as Honda's Airbag Supplier After Massive Recall September What Legal Costs Can I Pursue in a Car Accident Case?Why You Should File a Lawsuit After Suffering a Brain InjuryWho Is Really Liable for Your Car Accident? August Wrong-Way Crash Claims Another Life on I-35Kraft Initiates Recall of 36k Cases of Sliced American Cheese July Fiat Chrysler Sanctioned by the Department of TransportationPersonal Injury Claims for Motor Vehicle Accidents in TexasChanges After a Brain Injury Can Affect Loved Ones and CaregiversPreventable Pain: The Prevalence of Driver FatigueDo Commercial Trucks and Buses Have Separate Texting Rules? June Representing Texans in Product Liability ClaimsProducts Liability: Rachael Ray's Wet Cat Food Is DangerousPreventing Car Accident Injuries as a Teenage Driver in TexasAutomotive Defect Accident Litigation in Texas May NHTSA and DOT Work to Curb the Use of Unapproved HelmetsWhat Are Common Concussion Symptoms?Texas Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 35Man Dies in Crash with 18-WheelerTexas Man Dies After Truck Runs Red Light April Fiery RV Crash Kills Teen and 2 Retirees in TexasTexas Man Dies in Leander Motorcycle Crash March Fatal Car Crash on Ranch Road 2222Head-On Crash in Texas Kills 3, Critically Injures 2Woman Killed in Accident with FreightlinerWoman, Youth Die in Fatal Wreck, 4 Injured February 2 Killed, 1 Injured in Texas AccidentMotorcyclist Killed in TexasYoung Firefighter Killed in Car Accident January Car Accidents and Whiplash InjuriesFailure to Yield Right-Of-Way Blamed in Texas Motorcyclist DeathSuspected DUI Crash in Texas Kills 1, Injures 2 2014 December Man Drives Wrong Way on I-10, Kills Another DriverWrong-Way Crash Kills 5, Including Family of 4 November Fiery 2-Vehicle Crash Kills 1Suspected Drunk-Driving Accident in Texas Kills 2, Injures 2Two-Car Accident Kills One, Injures One October What Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident?Texas Realtor Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter September Lawsuit Filed Against Transco Express Corp. for Motorcycle Crash1 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash Involving 2 Semi-Trucks4-Vehicle Crash Leaves 1 DeadFiery Crash Kills 2, Injures 1Former Nurse Faces Manslaughter Charges August Head-On Accident in Texas Kills 1Texas Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills Truck Driver July 1 Dead, 2 Injured in Texas Highway Car CrashSeveral Injured and 1 Dead After Independence Day Crash June Man Killed by Truck's Drilling Rig During Tire ChangeVigil Held for Man Killed in Crash1 Killed in Texas Seawall AccidentRoad Rage Suspected in Deadly Texas Accident May Texas Teen Injured by Drunk Driver Receives Large SettlementWoman Sues Big-Box Retailer After Auto Accident April Woman Dead After Texas Drunk Driving Accident February GM Vehicles Recalled for Ignition Switch Problems January Toyota Camry Hybrid Probed for Reported Brake ProblemsTexas Car Accident Kills 2 Teens, Injures 2 OthersTexas Man Dies After Eating Chicken StripsRange Rover SUVs Recalled Because of Defective Airbags344,000 Honda Odysseys Recalled Due to Braking Issue 2013 December Tread Endurance Issue Causes Recall of Michelin TiresFamily of Man Who Died After Taser Use Files Wrongful Death SuitTexas Construction Site Collapses, Worker Dies in TrenchRecall Affects Trader Joe's in 4 StatesRecalled Pastries May Contain Nuts November Mother Files Wrongful Death Claim After Son's DeathMajor Recall of GMC Pickups October Hyundai Recalls Genesis Luxury VehiclesMajor Recall May Affect Toyota CustomersUSDA Warns Chicken Plant on SalmonellaImplications of Tesla Vehicle FireChildren's Sunscreen RecalledTexas Residents File Claim After Semi-Truck Accident September Chobani Issues Voluntary RecallTexas Family Wins Lawsuit Against Domino's August Brain Injury Patients in Texas Protected from Rehab CutoffIkea Recalls Children's Beds in North AmericaLaser Toys May Harm Children's EyesightTexas Teenager Charged with Intoxicated ManslaughterSafety of Plastic Not Addressed in Recent Court Decision July Motorcyclist Remains in Serious Condition After AccidentNew Rules Designed to Reduce Truck AccidentsNew Study Suggests Stroke Risk Increases After Brain Injury June Chrysler to Recall 2.7 Million Jeep VehiclesInfant Recliner Product Recall in Texas and NationwideDrunk Driver Kills Texas Man in Highway 260 CollisionTexas Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison May Family of Man Killed in Oil Rig Accident Sues CompanyHockey Player's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit'Our Goal Is Zero Deaths' Says NTSB in.05 BAC RecommendationRaising Awareness for Pedestrian Safety in the Live Music Capital April A Defective Air Bag Won't Provide Protection to Austin DriversTexas Lawmakers Seek Higher Penalties for Hit-And-Run March Wild Car Accident Caused by Group of Wild HogsGM Break Light Problems Causing Accidents?Underage Drinking an Issue on St. Patty's Day, Stay Safe in TexasSleep Is the Topic of the Week in Austin and Nationwide February Highways Proving Dangerously Fatal for Teen DriversTexas Teen Uses Brain Injury to Teach OthersTexas Families Sue City, Driver After Fatal CrashIs July a High-Risk Month for Medical Negligence? January Will a Ban on Texting While Driving in Texas Save Lives?