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  • Oct 30, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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When you agree to a new job and enter into an employment contract with a new employer, you may be faced with a non-compete agreement in Texas.  Texas non-compete law does not allow all non-compete agreements—also known as a non-competition agreement or a covenant not to compete—to be enforced in the state.  For a non-compete…

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  • Oct 30, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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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 at least one fatal collision every day on Texas roads.  As…

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  • Oct 30, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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A Fort Worth car accident report includes all the information from your accident. You can use this report to tell your insurance company about the crash and file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver. If you were in a car accident in Fort Worth, you need to get a copy of your police…

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  • Oct 15, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

Were you recently injured in a car accident in Texas?  It is important to learn more about Texas’s auto accident laws and to determine whether you may be eligible to file a claim. In general, most people who sustain injuries in a Texas motor vehicle crash will begin the claims process by filing an auto…

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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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  • Oct 15, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Getting hurt in a car crash, a slip and fall accident, or another type of accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing can be devastating.  Many accident victims sustain serious physical injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord injuries (SCIs), broken bones or fractures, and even amputations. With debilitating injuries, many accident…

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  • Oct 15, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

When you lose a loved one in an accident or as a result of another person’s intentionally harmful act, it can be difficult to think about filing a lawsuit. At the Francis Firm, we know how important the grieving process is, and we want to do everything we can to help you recover from your…

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  • Sep 11, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

What are the Personal Injury 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…

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  • Sep 11, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas? Losing a loved one in an accident is one of the most horrific and shocking things that can happen. At The Francis Firm, we believe that when a family member dies in a preventable accident, whoever caused that accident should be held…

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  • Sep 11, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

What Factors Influence Texas Truck Accident Settlement Amounts? A truck wreck accident is one of the worst accident types involving a motor vehicle. In fact, truck accidents almost never result in everyone walking away from the accident unscathed. In most cases, the driver of the smaller vehicle will face large medical bills, property damage costs, lost…

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