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  • Dec 18, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

Your workday can become stressful when a car accident interrupts your routine. What happens if you have an accident in a company car? You may be hurt, face a reprimand at work, and worry about paying bills. Most people know how to handle a car accident involving their own vehicle. Accident victims usually take straightforward…

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  • Mar 03, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 5 minutes

Did you or a loved get in a car accident in Texas? Did you or someone you love suffer injuries as a result? If so, click here or call (817) 329-9001 to contact The Francis Firm immediately to discuss your situation. Our firm can help review your situation and attempt to recover the largest sum of money possible for…

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  • Mar 03, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

Have you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence? You deserve compensation for your pain and suffering. The Francis Law Firm can help. Call today: (817) 663-2065 Losing a loved one is never easy. When a person experiences serious injury or death due to someone’s negligence, more than one victim suffers. Of course,…

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  • Feb 18, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

Have you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence? You deserve compensation for your pain and suffering. The Francis Law Firm can help. Call today: (817) 663-2065 Texas Wrongful Death Statute When you lose a loved one in an accident or as a result of another person’s intentionally harmful act, it can be…

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  • Feb 13, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 5 minutes

The eggshell skull rule applies to accident victims with pre-existing medical conditions or physical limitations. It holds the party at-fault in an accident responsible, even when the victim’s injuries are more significant than anticipated due to a pre-existing injury or a particular frailty which makes the victim more susceptible to harm. Although it may seem…

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  • Feb 13, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

In Texas, an insurance company usually must pay your claim within five business days of approving the claim. There are generally three steps to the insurance process in Texas. These steps are: Providing notice of the claim;Claim acknowledgment and investigation; andClaim approval or denial. Once you file your claim, the insurance company has 15 days…

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  • Jan 28, 2020|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

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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PIP Insurance Coverage in Texas 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 if you are injured in a car accident. The Francis Firm highly recommends PIP coverage as a way…

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  • Oct 30, 2019|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

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|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

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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