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Kim Jones Penepacker

Kim Jones Penepacker

Simpson, Simpson & Penepacker
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Business Law
  • Texas
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Summary

I am a detail-oriented civil litigator with a passion for helping clients get the compensation they deserve.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Trucking Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Simpson, Simpson & Penepacker
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Associate Attorney
Simpson & Simpson
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Summer Law Clerk
Rogers LLP
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Education
Baylor Law School
J.D. (2016)
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Honors: Dean's List
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Baylor University
B.A. (2013) | Political Science
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Minor in Music
Honors: Dean's List
Activities: Phi Alpha Delta Baylor University Golden Wave Band
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Awards
Rising Star in the Field of Personal Injury Law
American Institute of Legal Advocates
Professional Associations
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Life Member
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Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Life Member
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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American Association for Justice
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State Bar of Texas
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Texas Young Lawyers Association
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered

Q. How many years is considered a statue of limitations in the case of defamation?
A: Texas has a one year statute of limitations for defamation under the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code section 16.002. However, the one-year period depends on the date the cause of action "accrued," meaning the date the one-year clock started ticking. You should contact an attorney who practices in this area to evaluate when the clock on the statute of limitations started running and to evaluate if you are still within that time period.
Q. How do courts determine what a person’s future earnings would have been if he was still a student who hadn't made money?
A: Determinations of future earnings are generally based on evidence, witness testimony, and expert testimony, such as testimony from an economist. There are many factors that go into an evaluation of future earnings, and it can be difficult to determine for a young person or student who hasn't yet started a career. If you need help in this area, you should contact an attorney who handles wrongful death cases.
Q. I have been served papers for a civil lawsuit I gave copies to my past employer and insurance Co. What do I reply saying
A: As soon as possible, you should hire a personal injury defense attorney to assist you in filing an Answer with the Court. Failure to do so could result in a default judgment being entered against you, which would be a judgment in favor of the Plaintiff(s) that you would likely have to pay. A personal injury defense attorney can help you with the contents of your Answer and explain the consequences for failing to respond in greater detail.
Q. can you sue a company 49 years later for wrongful death.father dies in a 1 car accident while drunk.
A: Most likely the claim would be barred by the statute of limitations, but you should contact an attorney who practices personal injury law in Missouri to discuss this further.
Q. If the state decides to bring a criminal charge against someone I wanted to sue for wrongful death, can I sue
A: If you are within the statute of limitations and the facts of the case permit a civil suit from the same event, then you can have simultaneous proceedings. You should contact a personal injury attorney in Texas to discuss the facts of your case.
Q. I have a pending tort claim for a wrongful death. When do they have to notify me of a court date or of a settlement
A: If you have an attorney, I would ask him or her for an update on your case. If you do not have an attorney at this time, I would recommend that you hire a personal injury attorney to look into this matter for you. Also, if you know the Court the case is pending in, you may want to consider calling the Court's clerk or Court coordinator to ask about any upcoming dates you should plan to appear for in your case.
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1119 Halsell Street
Bridgeport, TX 76426
USA
Telephone: (940) 683-4098
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100 S. Trinity
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Decatur, TX 76234
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Telephone: (940) 683-4098