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  • Feb 22, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

Losing a loved one is always difficult. When their death results suddenly from the wrongdoing or negligence of another party, it may be even harder to cope. Although lawsuits can never compensate for the emotional loss of a loved one, bringing a wrongful death action against the responsible party is often a possible way for…

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  • Feb 18, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Personal injury law is very broad — it encompasses many different areas, including accident liability, malpractice cases, premises liability, workplace injuries, and product liability, to name a few. How do you know if you have a personal injury lawsuit? You might have a valid personal injury claim if you have suffered damages due to one…

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  • Feb 16, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Suffering a personal injury, such as being in a car accident, often means also suffering significant damages. There are out-of-pocket costs, also called special damages or economic damages, including medical and hospital bills, pharmaceutical costs, mechanic’s bills and other damages to your personal property, and lost wages if you cannot work as a result of…

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  • Feb 09, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Some personal injury claims are based on such extreme and egregious behavior by the wrongdoer that they warrant a significant award of damages. Can punitive damages be found in a personal injury case in Texas? What Types of Damages are Likely in Texas Personal Injury Cases? There are several types of damages. Most cases involve…

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  • Feb 07, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
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Personal injury attorneys assist clients who have been injured and suffered damages as a result of someone else’s negligence. They help resolve legal disputes that typically involve some form of negligence liability. What Kinds of Accidents Fall Under Personal Injury Law? The field of personal injury law is broad, encompassing many different causes of action….

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  • Feb 04, 2022|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

If you’re injured in a car wreck, there are a multitude of considerations running through your head. You have to deal with law enforcement, you have to contact your insurance company, you need to get your vehicle repaired, and you need to care for any injuries you might have sustained. These are all important elements…

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  • Dec 14, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 4 minutes

Were you in an accident in Texas with someone who has a State Farm auto insurance policy? If so, you may be wondering, What is the average Texas State Farm settlement amount? The answer to that question is that there is no average State Farm auto accident settlement amount. However, there are ways you might…

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  • Dec 02, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 3 minutes

After sustaining an injury in a car accident, many victims consider filing a lawsuit against the person responsible. However, some victims don’t know how long they have to do so. At the Francis Firm, our attorneys know the statute of limitations for car accidents and how it may affect the timing of your claim. Here’s…

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  • Nov 16, 2021|
  • By: Michael Francis|
  • Read Time: 5 minutes

If you were hit by a commercial truck in Texas, you probably have a lot of questions. The one that people who were injured in truck accidents most commonly ask is, What is the average settlement for an 18-wheeler accident? The fact is that there is no such thing as an average amount for 18-wheeler…

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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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