Dallas / Fort Worth Attorney

For over thirty-five years, Ted Machi has helped the little guy in the DFW Metroplex through effective, determined, and professional representation.

Ted Machi

Ted Machi

Since 1978 Ted Machi has led a professional team of attorneys and staff providing the experience and expertise needed to effectively handle your case.

No Obligation

No Cost Or Obligation

We will evaluate your case without cost or obligation. We will provide you the advice to help you make the correct decision about your financial situation.

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Testimonials

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Ted Machi has been a client focused attorney since 1978. Come read what our satisfied clients have to say about us.

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Our Personal Injury Practice

Helping You After An Injury Or Death

Automobile Accidents

Automobile Accidents

Millions of car wrecks damage vehicles, property, and lives each year. If the accident is minor, the parties can exchange insurance information, file a police report, and get on with their lives. But in a serious accident where personal injury occurs, loss of mobility, loss of income, medical expenses, rehabilitation, and mental suffering can follow.

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Personal Injury

Personal Injury

We care about you. If you or a loved one was injured or lost their life because of someone else’s actions, we know you are feeling pain, frustration, and sadness. We understand that lost wages, high medical costs, and personal loss are overwhelming. We can help.

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Slip & Falls

Slip & Falls

You have been injured due to another person’s negligence. A slip and fall accident can take place for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons include icy sidewalks, inadequate entries or exits, spilled liquids, slick floors, unmarked construction, poor lighting, improper slope, uneven surfaces, and unsafe conditions. These unsafe premises are hazardous and can cause serious injuries.

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Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Dogs are considered man’s best friend, but a bite from one can leave you with injuries, medical bills, and emotional distress. Almost 5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States each year. Sixty percent of victims are children, but the elderly and home service workers, such as letter carriers and meter readers, also are at the top of the dog-bite list. Annually, dog bite victims requiring medical attention number 500,000 to 1 million, and about a dozen victims on average die.

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Types Of Injuries

Types Of Injuries

Having an experienced personal injury attorney on your side can mean the difference between success and failure. Machi & Associates, P.C. injury lawyers in Arlington and Mansfield serve clients throughout the DFW Metroplex. Some of the areas we handle include:

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Workplace Injuries

Workplace Injuries

We’re the most industrious nation in the world, and that means more on-the-job injuries as well. In 2000, there were almost 4 million disabling workplace injuries and 5,200 unintentional workplace deaths in the United States.

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Our Bankruptcy Practice

Helping You Make A Fresh Start

Bankruptcy Basics

Bankruptcy Basics

If debts are piling up don’t give up. If you’re having serious financial problems, call Machi & Associates, P.C. Ted Machi is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has over 35 years of experience as a bankruptcy lawyer in Arlington, and serving the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. For more information or to see if bankruptcy is an option for you, please contact our office for a no-obligation consultation.

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Chapter 7

Chapter 7

Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code is commonly known as a liquidating bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, straight bankruptcy, or just bankruptcy. Chapter 7 wipes out many of your debts instantly and allows you to keep limited amounts of your property.

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Chapter 13

Chapter 13

Chapter 13 in the Bankruptcy Code treats a broader range of debts than Chapter 7, but payments must be made to a Trustee for a period of time. The Trustee passes some payments to creditors. There are certain benefits available.

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Foreclosures

Foreclosures

There are many legal requirements the mortgage holder must meet to foreclose on a property, but in Texas, a judge is not always involved and the responsibility to protect the borrower’s rights may be that of the borrower.

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Board Certified

Board Certified

Arlington bankruptcy attorney Ted Machi is a Texas board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney. He has provided compassionate and skilled bankruptcy legal representation for thousands of North Texans for more than 35 years.

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Do You Qualify?

Do You Qualify?

If you are considering filing bankruptcy, you may download our bankruptcy questionnaire. Completing this form before meeting with us will aid us in discussing your options. If you have spoken with us already, we may have asked you to complete this form.

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Our Social Security Disability Practice

Benefits Denied? We Can Help

Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability

Social Security disability claims take a long time to process, so get it filed immediately. These initial claims are often denied. It is a good idea to seek the assistance of an attorney to handle the appeal of your SSI claim.

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Filing For Disability

Filing For Disability

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict definition of disability. While some programs give money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security does not.

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Disability Claim Process

Disability Claim Process

If you become disabled, then you generally need the following - In or before the quarter you turn age 24 – 1.5 years of work during the three-year period ending with the quarter your disability began. In the quarter after you turn age 24 but before the quarter you turn age 31 – Work during half the time for the period beginning with the quarter after you turned 21 and ending with the quarter you became disabled.

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Been Denied Disability?

Been Denied Disability?

If you are denied on your Social Security disability benefits claim, you should request an appeal immediately, within the 60 day deadline. Most disability claims that are denied are not appealed. Claimants either give up on the process, or file an untimely appeal, or file a brand new claim.

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Why Hire Us?

Why Hire Us?

We will provide the advice you need, the honesty you expect, and the compassion you deserve. Sometimes injury attorneys talk about how mean and strong they are when fighting for you.

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FAQs

FAQs

For Social Security disability purposes, to be considered disabled a person must have an impairment, either medical, psychological, or psychiatric in nature. The disabled person’s impairment must also meet the definition of disability which essentially states that the impairment must be severe enough that it keeps the person from working, and earning above a certain amount, for at least twelve months.

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Our History

Nearly 40 Years in North Texas

For nearly 40 years, Ted Machi has helped the litle guy in the DFW metroplex through effective,determined, professional representation. Our professional team of attorneys and staff provide the experience and expertise needed to effectively handle your case.

Our History

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Our History

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Ted Machi – In Your Corner Since 1978

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