Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Statute Of Limitations In Arkansas

The unexpected death of a loved one is a tragic event that leads to a long period of grieving. Understandably, filing a wrongful death claim is usually not a priority during the grieving process. After all, going to court is probably the last thing you want to think about. Unfortunately, there is a statute of limitations for wrongful death...

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5 of the Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death Lawsuits

A wrongful death lawsuit allows the surviving family to enforce the victim’s rights to damages caused by another’s wrongful act, neglect, or default. Wrongful death causes include intentional, careless, negligent, or reckless behavior perpetrated by an individual or corporation. While wrongful death lawsuits can be complex, an attorney at Cottrell Law Office will guide your family through your options...

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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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