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How Does the ADA Affect My Social Security Disability Claim in Rogers, AR?

Missouri residents with disabilities face many challenges, including receiving appropriate benefits and accommodations at work. It is common for people who qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to also be entitled to accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Let our Joplin, MO Social Security Disability attorneys explain the interplay between these two types of benefits available...

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Car Accidents

Should I Bring my Car Accident Case in Small Claims Court?

The majority of car accident lawsuits are filed in a district or circuit court in the state where the accident happened. However, which court is able to hear your case depends, in part, on the amount of your damages you are claiming to have suffered in your lawsuit. Most clients have heard of small claims court, but that is...

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Personal Injury

What Does Joint and Several Liability Mean to Joplin Personal Injury Attorneys?

In the area of personal injury, the term “joint and several liability” refers to the responsibility under the law that each person has when more than one person is involved in causing the same injury. The term actually refers to two separate forms of liability – joint liability and several liability. Here is what Joplin personal injury attorneys know when...

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Personal Injury

Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Settlement Liens

If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, there are basically two ways to receive compensation for that injury.  You can either settle the case out of court or obtain a judgment from the court.  Although a jury verdict in a civil lawsuit would likely result in a larger recovery, jury verdicts are never guaranteed. ...

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Personal Injury

Who is at Fault for Hitting a Pedestrian?

It can be a challenge trying to figure out who is responsible for an accident.  That is something that accident attorneys deal with regularly.  While many people assume, for instance, that being hit from behind in a car accident is a clear case of liability.  However, every personal injury case is not the same.  So many factors play a...

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Personal Injury

Bus Driver Liable for Drunk Driving

When parents send their children to school, especially on the school bus, they expect them to be safe.  Indeed, most school systems encourage parents to send their children on the school bus, as a safe and reliable method of transportation.  Unfortunately, as any personal injury lawyer can attest to, school bus accidents do occur.  An unexpected story out of...

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Social Security Disability

What is Social Security Disability Fraud?

When individuals apply for Social Security Benefits, they are required to certify that all of the information they have provided on the application are true and correct to the best of their knowledge.  If someone reports something on their application that they know is false, it may be a crime.  There are different forms of social security disability fraud,...

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Motorcycle Accidents

Common Defenses in Motorcycle Accident Cases

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, it is common to take legal action in order to receive compensation for your medical expenses, as well as pain and suffering.  If you are considering whether to file a lawsuit, it is important to at least become familiar with some of the common defenses in motorcycle accident cases.  That...

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