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  • Jan 28, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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In Texas, the damages available in personal injury cases are either compensatory damages or exemplary damages. Exemplary damages in Texas are also called punitive damages.  A court awards compensatory damages to put the plaintiff in the situation they would have been had the collision never occurred. Compensatory damages include both economic and non-economic damages, such…

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  • Jan 27, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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In the state of Texas, insurance companies must offer their drivers personal injury protection, which is also known as PIP. This type of insurance provides compensation for certain expenses you may incur as a result of a car accident. The Francis Firm highly recommends PIP coverage as a way to protect you and your family…

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  • Oct 15, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Slip and fall cases in Texas occur more often than you might think.  When restaurants or retail establishments fail to clean up liquid spills, or when property owners fail to warn guests or customers about torn carpeting or other flooring safety issues, a slip and fall can happen quickly and without warning. While many older…

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  • Sep 11, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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What are the Fault Laws in Texas? If you are injured in a car or truck accident, a very important thing that you need to ask yourself after the accident is whether or not the state you’re living in is a fault-based or no-fault car insurance state. This is because fault laws in a state…

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  • Jul 17, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Hiring a Texas personal injury lawyer means you will have an experienced advocate who is ready to help you understand your rights, get the medical care you need and the settlement you deserve. Also, as soon as an accident occurs, the insurance company will begin investigating the…

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  • Jul 17, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Texas? After you have been injured in an accident, it is extremely important to hire a Texas personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to avoid losing valuable evidence in your case. You should also be aware of time limits set by the…

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  • Jul 17, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Cost? Hiring an attorney after suffering a serious personal injury is one of the best decisions an individual can make – working with a skilled attorney almost always improves the outcome of a case. However, even if you think that working with an attorney will prove advantageous, you may…

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