Wrongful Death

4 Things You Need to Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Arkansas

Each state has its own statutory provisions regarding wrongful death claims.  Those statutes define “wrongful death,” determine who can file the lawsuit, the deadlines that apply, and the types of damages that may be recovered. These are essentially the 4 things your Arkansas wrongful death lawyer will tell you about these types of claims. What is “Wrongful Death?” A...

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How Much Does a Wrongful Death Attorney Charge?

When asked, how much does a wrongful death attorney charge, the answer is not really that simple. The majority of wrongful death and other personal injury cases are billed on what is referred to as a “contingency fee” basis. This system of payment allows the injured party to hire an attorney without having to pay the cost of legal...

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Missouri Wrongful Death Cases

It goes without saying that the unexpected death of a loved one is extremely difficult for any family. That loss will undoubtedly take an emotional toll and, most likely, result in a financial burden as well. Deaths caused by the negligence of someone else can be more devastating. The legal claims associated with this situation are referred to as...

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What Damages are Recoverable in Wrongful Death Lawsuits?

The unexpected death of a family member is always devastating, taking an emotional toll on everyone else. When your loved one’s death is caused by someone else’s negligence or recklessness, you may be able to recover for that loss by filing a lawsuit against the party at fault. That type of claim is called “wrongful death.” A question that...

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What You Should Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Rogers, Arkansas

Wrongful death is a complex area of law that involves both the legal elements of typical personal injury claim, as well as, certain state-specific limitations and requirements. Therefore, it is critical that you select a Rogers wrongful death lawyer with sufficient experience and expertise in this area of the law. It is also vital that you act quickly because...

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Does Your Child's Daycare Use Weighted Blankets to Calm Infants?

Less than two years ago, a tragic event brought to light a hidden danger in daycare centers. It involved a practice that some parents and daycare providers had believed posed no danger at all – the use of weighted blankets to calm infants.  If you or someone you know has a young child in daycare, this is something you...

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Wrongful Death Claims in Missouri and Arkansas

One of the hardest challenges any family can face is the death of a loved one.  Yet, when that death is caused by the negligence or misconduct of another, the loss seems even harder to bear.  In those cases, the question that typically arises is: how do we hold that person responsible?  If this has happened to your family,...

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Wrongful Death Claims Involving Toddlers

Losing a loved one is unquestionably one of the most difficult challenges a family can face. When that death is the result of the negligence or misconduct of someone else, it can be even more difficult. One of the worst scenarios, though, is losing a child.  The surviving family of someone who has died, as the result of a...

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Wrongful Death Claim against Long Term Care Facility

A recent jury verdict in New York demonstrates the potential success of a wrongful death claim against long term care facility.  The victim, Edward Gardner, had been admitted to the nursing home for rehabilitation after suffering a heart attack.  Gardner died two weeks later.  His family sued the long term care facility for wrongful death and the jury found...

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