Personal Injury

What Is the Average Brain Injury Settlement in Arkansas?

There is no good injury that comes from an accident, but a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be especially devastating for both the injured person and their loved ones. If you are someone you know has experienced TBI due to the negligent actions of another party, it is important to know your rights. The average settlement for traumatic brain...

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Workers' Compensation

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Occupational Diseases in Arkansas?

Employers have workers’ compensation insurance to cover their employees’ basic expenses for work-related injuries. Employees generally can’t sue an employer for negligence if they have workers’ compensation insurance. The most common workers’ compensation claims are for physical injuries. However, workers’ compensation insurance also covers some diseases related to the occupation or a work-related injury. Workers’ compensation does not cover...

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Benefits

Can You Get Social Security Disability If Your Spouse Works?

A very common question that people want to know is, Can you get social security disability if your spouse works? Or, How much can your spouse make if you are on disability? The system can be confusing, and many people are under the misconception that they cannot take advantage of disability benefits if their spouse continues to work. At...

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Car Accidents

Compensation for Accident Claims that Exceed Policy Limits

Car accidents. They are often unavoidable despite our best efforts to drive safely. We simply cannot dictate what others do on the road. Car accidents come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the damages are relatively low, and recovering compensation is a simple process. A low-speed accident causing less than $5,000 or $10,000 might take only a few weeks...

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Social Security Disability

How a Vocational Expert Can Affect Your Disability Claim

If you are currently planning on filing a disability claim or are involved with a disability claim already, you will have to go through a disability hearing at some point. A disability hearing is an important aspect of any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim . During your SSDI hearing, a panel will analyze the facts and circumstances surrounding...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I File a Disability Claim While Collecting Unemployment Benefits?

It is completely understandable for someone to file a disability claim because a mental or physical disability prevents them from working. It also is not unreasonable to file a claim for unemployment benefits after being laid off. Yet people sometimes wonder, Can you apply for disability while on unemployment benefits? The simple answer is that you technically can file...

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Car Accidents

Signs You Should Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

In certain situations, a car accident may have a devastating effect on victims and their families. Between the financial, physical, and emotional struggles, it may be difficult to know what to do next. However, some crashes are less serious—perhaps there was minimal vehicle damages and minor injuries or none at all. Here are some tips on when to hire...

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Car Accidents

Average Time for a Car Accident Settlement

After being injured in a car accident, many victims wonder how long it takes to reach a settlement. While it’s not uncommon for settlements to take several months or even years, there are instances where it may take less time. So what’s the average time for a car accident settlement? Here’s everything you need to know about the settlement...

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Car Accidents

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

In a personal injury case, it’s common for victims of negligence to experience pain and suffering. The physical, emotional, and mental toll of the injury is often traumatic, especially during the initial recovery. As a result, many victims seek non-economic damages to compensate them for the difficulties they have healing.  If you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions...

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Personal Injury

What Is the Missouri Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims?

Missouri courts set specific deadlines or statutes of limitations for filing a personal injury claim. You must understand and carefully follow these deadlines so you can file a claim for your injuries before the time limit expires. Contact or call a qualified Missouri personal injury attorney at (800) 364-8305 to help you understand the requirements and recover the compensation...

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