Catastrophic Injury

What are Examples of Catastrophic Injuries?

A catastrophic injury is one that is so severe that it usually results in long-term medical conditions, permanent disability, and/or a shortened life expectancy. These types of injuries often result in multiple surgeries, long-term hospital stays, rehabilitation, and other long-term treatment or problems. Our Arkansas catastrophic injury lawyer will review the definition and catastrophic injury examples. What Makes an...

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Motorcycle Accidents

Should I Settle With Insurance Company After Motorcycle Accident

Compensation from a personal injury claim of any kind, generally comes from either a successful lawsuit or from settling the claim outside of court.  When you believe you have a personal injury claim, including claims related to a motorcycle accident, you must first decide whether you want to settle or go to court.  Most insurance companies are willing to...

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Auto Accidents

Are There Time Limitations for Filing an Auto Accident Lawsuit?

Yes.  There are time limitations for filing nearly every type of legal action.  This time limit is referred to as the “statute of limitations.”  If that deadline has passed, you are not allowed to bring a lawsuit in court.  This limitation period depends on many factors, most importantly, the type of lawsuit you are bringing and what action or...

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Premises liability

What Are the Damages in Premises Liability Cases?

Property owners have legal obligations to the public, which include keeping their land and buildings safe for authorized visitors and customers.  When a property owner fails to keep their premises safe, personal injuries can result. Slip, trip, and fall accidents continue to be one of the most common causes of personal injury. So, what are the damages in premises...

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Motorcycle Accidents

Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle riding can be particularly dangerous.  Without the protection of a 3,000 pound steel frame, motorcyclists are incredibly more exposed to injury on the road than passengers in a car.  Although helmets and protective gear can significantly decrease the impact and injury sustained by a motorcyclist in an accident, the risk of serious or fatal injuries from a motorcycle...

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Personal Injury

Who is responsible for slip and fall injuries on rental property?

Slip and fall injuries are very common, and they occur at a wide variety of locations.  One of the most important questions that comes up after a slip and fall injury is: who is responsible?  That question can be a little complicated for slip and fall injuries on rental property.  The answer depends on many factors, including who was...

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Trucking Accidents

Who can sue for death or injury in a trucking accident?

If you are injured in a trucking accident, as the injured party, you can bring a lawsuit to recover for your injuries.  Pretty straightforward, right?   What if you died in the accident?  Who can sue then?  Even if you survived, is there anyone else who may have damages as a result of the accident?  These are all questions that...

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Trucking Accidents

Who Do You Sue in Truck Accident Cases?

Determining who is at fault in any kind of traffic accident can be difficult.  There are often rules or guidelines that tell motorists how they are supposed to drive.  However, not all of these rules apply in every situation.  Also, there are other ways for individuals to become liable for an accident, even if they were not driving. So,...

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Social Security Disability

How Long does a Social Security Disability Decision Take?

There is really no way to predict how long it may take for the Social Security Administration to issue a decision on a disability claim.  There are many reasons.  It can easily take anywhere from 30 days to two years for your benefits to be awarded.  Unfortunately, social security programs do not have established deadlines for applications or appeals. ...

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