What to do after a Car Accident

What to do after a Car Accident


After an auto accident, often people are in a state of shock about what just happened. It can be disorienting.  But even if you are able to take action on only a few of these suggestions you will be better off.  Take some deep breaths and stay calm Keep yourself and others safe Turn on […]

How Insurance Companies Really Make Money and 2 Reasons Why You Should Care

How Insurance Companies Really Make Money and 2 Reasons Why You Should Care


Understanding how insurance companies make money is important to you for 2 main reasons: It affects the premiums you pay for insurance; and It affects the payout you receive on an insurance claim if you ever have one. The Basics Insurance companies do not make money by paying out claims. Insurance companies make money in […]

SMU student creates an App to stop Texting While Driving

SMU student creates an App to stop Texting While Driving


All it takes is to look around wherever you’re driving to see that distracted driving is becoming an epidemic.  And it’s getting worse. So many tragic accidents in Dallas and throughout North Texas could be avoided if people would just put their devices down and drive. Neha Husein, a junior at Southern Methodist University, is […]

Never Sign a Release Without Having a Lawyer Review it

Never Sign a Release Without Having a Lawyer Review it


Before we begin, please know that The Franklin Law Firm offers a Zero Fee Guarantee. This means that you’ll NEVER pay a consultation fee and the only way our firm receives money for our legal services is when we are the ones who recover money on your behalf. So, no matter how big or small your […]

How to Prove You Were Injured in the Car Accident and Not by Something Else

How to Prove You Were Injured in the Car Accident and Not by Something Else


The Insurance Company and its Lawyers will make you prove that it was the car wreck that caused your injuries – Find out in this post the steps you need to take to make sure you can prove it Get checked out by a Doctor It’s very common after a motor vehicle accident, even one […]

3 Common Questions About Personal Injury

3 Common Questions About Personal Injury


There are a lot of misconceptions about Personal Injury law – in this post, find out the answers to 3 common questions about Personal Injury law. If you’re like most people, you’re not going to take the time to research personal injury law until it actually affects you. So if you’re reading this it’s likely […]

How Personal Injury Attorney Fees Work

How Personal Injury Attorney Fees Work


How do you pay a personal injury attorney? Learn the details about their fees and expenses in this post. If you’re injured, one of your first concerns might be, ”How will I ever afford a personal injury lawyer? Lawyers are expensive, aren’t they?” Well, yes – lawyers are expensive.  But thankfully almost every personal injury […]

7 Questions you Need to Ask Before You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

7 Questions you Need to Ask Before You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer


You’ve been injured by the careless act of someone else, whether it’s a car accident, slip and fall, or other type of personal injury, and now you need to find a lawyer to help you. Finding the right lawyer to represent you is often the most important factor to a successful recovery.  But, with so […]

3 Common Car Accident Injury Claim Defenses

3 Common Car Accident Injury Claim Defenses and How We Defeat Them


Learn about 3 common defenses used by insurance companies to devalue or kill car accident injury claims and how we defeat them. Insurance companies and the lawyers who work for them have one goal – to pay as little as possible on a claim. That’s it. It’s not about “fairness” or paying you reasonable value […]

Texting Drivers Are Making Texas Roads Even More Dangerous

Texting Drivers Are Making Texas Roads Even More Dangerous


Given the ever-growing numbers of serious personal injuries and wrongful deaths in car accidents caused by distracted driving in Texas, and because of massive education efforts to inform the public about the extreme danger of using smart phones at the wheel, a recent study actually shows that Texans are getting worse about using their mobile-phones […]