Dallas, TX asked in Personal Injury and Business Law for Texas

Q: What discipline and who would be the best attorney or group to help this Restaurateur pro bono?

A car crashed into a restaurant injuring one person critically, destroying a wall and possibly the integrity of the structure itself. The Restaurateur leases the property and the landlord does have insurance. The landlord may or may not have business interruption insurance. Additionally, Tenant's personal property was damaged (i.e. Tables, chairs, plates, glassware, etc.).

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It is unlikely you will find an attorney willing to take such a case pro bono. Moreover, it is unlikely that you will need to do so.

The restauranteur should report the claim to its own insurance company. The insurance company should cover the restauranteur's damages and will be subrogated to the claim against the driver of the vehicle who crashed into the restaurant.

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