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FAQ: Will my personal injury case go to trial?

All cases at Funk and Associates are handled as if they will go to trial, but many are settled pre suit. Your personal injury case could go to trial under certain circumstances. Most personal injury cases are settled out of court, whether during the insurance claims process or during pre-trial mediation. However, if you and

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FAQ: How do I make up for my lost wages until I get my settlement?

If you were seriously injured in an accident, you might not be able to work while you are recovering. This could result in lost income, which could put you in a financially precarious situation. To make up for lost wages until you get your settlement, you could turn to: Personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, if

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FAQ: How do I pay my medical bills until I get my settlement?

Because you will not receive the financial compensation you need to cover your medical expenses until your case has been resolved and processed, you will need to find a way to cover your bills in the meantime. The attorneys at Funk and Associates can send you to a local medical provider under a Letter Of

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FAQ: How long will it take to settle my claim?

Every case is unique, and there is no set timeline for settling a claim. The length of time between filing of your claim and receiving a settlement offer will depend on the strength of your case, the complexity of the accident, the willingness of the insurance company to offer a fair amount, and other factors.

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FAQ: What if I had a pre-existing condition?

If you were in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence and the accident exacerbated or worsened a pre-existing condition, then you may have a case against the at-fault individual. Even if your pre-existing condition made you more susceptible to injury, this shouldn’t prevent you from pursuing compensation.

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FAQ: What do I do if an insurance adjuster calls me?

If an insurance adjuster calls you, keep the conversation brief. Don’t allow them to record you and don’t provide a statement. Don’t furnish them with any details about the accident or your injuries, and definitely don’t admit any fault. Remember, insurance adjusters are incentivized to reduce or deny your claim, since their goal is to

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FAQ: Do I have a case if I do not feel hurt?

Even if you do not feel injured after an accident, you could have sustained injuries you are not yet aware of, such as delayed whiplash. You should seek prompt medical attention after the accident, just in case. If you realize that you were injured in the accident after the fact but didn’t seek medical evaluation,

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FAQ: How do I know if I have a case?

If you were injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence or misconduct, then you might be eligible to seek fair compensation from them through a personal injury claim. To determine whether you have a case, you should consult with an experienced Austin personal injury attorney like the team at Funk &

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FAQ: What is the statute of limitations to file a consumer fraud claim?

In Texas, the statute of limitations for a consumer fraud claim is two years. This means that, in general, you have two years from the date of the fraudulent action to bring a lawsuit against the fraudulent party. If you do not take legal action within this period, you will likely forfeit your ability to

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FAQ: What sort of things can be claimed under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act?

The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, or DTPA, protects consumers against fraudulent and unlawful business practices. Specifically, the Texas DTPA protects consumers against: Breach of Warranty: Breach of warranty occurs when a business sells a product that does not live up to claims the business made about the product. Unconscionable Acts: If a business takes

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