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FAQ: Do I have a personal injury case?

There are three things Funk and Associates looks for when evaluating a car wreck in Austin. First, you cannot be at fault. Second, you have to be injured. The lawyers at Funk and Associates are personal injury lawyers in Austin, if you aren’t hurt, you do not need a personal injury lawyer. Let that at

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FAQ: How much does a personal injury lawyer charge?

The lawyers at Funk and Associates work on something called a contingency basis. This is different from the way many lawyers charge fees. At Funk and Associates, our personal injury lawyers do not charge an hourly rate or ask you to put down a retainer. We will never ask the client to pay anything out

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FAQ: What are the types of Compensatory Damages?

Compensatory damages are damages awarded to try and make the injured person whole again. It is easy to quantify certain compensatory damages like medical bills and lost wages. However, it is difficult to quantify pain and suffering, mental anguish, and emotional distress that a person might have suffered after an accident. If you were in

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FAQ: How much Compensation do you Get for Whiplash?

Unfortunately, there is no magic formula to calculate the compensation would be for whiplash. Every case is different. There are multiple factors that will increase or decrease the value of a case. For example, was it just whiplash that the injured person is suffering from. Were there other injuries? These are just a few of

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FAQ: Can Someone Sue you for Getting Hurt on Your Property?

In the state of Texas, landowners have a basic duty of care to those who visit, even to trespassers. The owner of a piece of property is responsible for injuries sustained by those who are present on the property. The people on the property are classified in three different ways and in each classification; the

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FAQ: What is the Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Suit?

The statute of limitations on a wrongful death claim is two years from the deceased person’s death. However, there are a few exceptions to this law. The following exceptions are: • When the plaintiff is a minor child; • When the Defendant or their negligence is unknown; • Fraud; • Mental or Physical Incapacity. If

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FAQ: How do You Calculate Pain and Suffering?

Calculating Pain and suffering is a complicated process. There is no magic formula that can give you the answer. However, there are ways to explain and make insurance companies understand your pain and the suffering that you have gone through, after an accident. We have gone through many different ways to accomplish these goals from,

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FAQ: How much is my case worth?

Everyday clients contact our office about car wrecks in Austin, seeking our help. One of the most frequent questions our office gets at Funk and Associates is: How much is my case worth? The short answer is, as much as we can get. The long answer is: it depends. Nonetheless, the end goal is the

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FAQ: What is the Average Settlement for a Personal Injury?

Unfortunately, there is no average settlement for a personal injury case. There are numerous factors that will impact a case in a positive or negative way. Some factors affecting a case are: • The type of insurance that the at fault driver has; • The type of injuries that you suffered; • If there is

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