Recent Blog Posts

  • Nov 02, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 5 minutes

Large trucks such as 18-wheelers, tankers, and semis cause catastrophic damage, injuries, and death in Dallas when involved in a crash. In 2020, they accounted for over 400 crashes in the state; there were even more in 2019, when the number was over 450. Dallas has heavy commercial traffic, and motorists are at an increased…

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  • Sep 30, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

An Uninsured Driver Hit Me in Texas. What Should I Do? Car accidents happen more often than you might expect in Texas.  According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were more than 14,000 serious injury collisions in the states in 2017, and more than 17,500 people sustained a serious or life-threatening injury. Indeed, there is…

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  • Sep 24, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 5 minutes

The use of rideshare apps such as Uber continues to gain popularity, putting more drivers on the road. With more rideshare service drivers on our roads, the risk of accidents increases. Many of these drivers are unfamiliar with the areas they offer services in, which only increases the potential for a mishap. Understandably, if you…

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  • Sep 24, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

You can find online calculators for nearly everything, including a car accident settlement calculator. However, estimating the amount of money you could receive in a settlement is tricky. Using the calculator doesn’t mean you will receive that amount or anywhere close to it. Many factors can impact the amount of your compensation that a car…

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  • Sep 08, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

Before you were ever hurt in an accident, you probably heard about pain and suffering. But what is it, and why does it matter? Pain and suffering is a type of compensatory damages. In general, compensatory damages refer to the compensation you can receive for your physical, emotional, and financial injuries after someone causes an…

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  • Sep 08, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

If you or a loved one was in a car crash that caused a herniated disc and other injuries, it’s time to talk with a lawyer about compensation. By proving someone else caused the accident, you’re entitled to a settlement or court award for your injuries. But it’s never as simple as it sounds. Herniated…

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  • Aug 18, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

At The Francis Firm we understand losing a loved on is never easy. If you lost your loved one due to another person’s actions, we want to help. Call us at (817) 329-9001 or, contact us online today for a free consultation. When you experience the loss of a loved one, you may be responsible…

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