Who Pays for Injuries After an Uber Accident?

While some people consider rideshare services to be similar to taxis, companies like Uber and Lyft are very different from taxi services when it comes to accidents and liability. Although this may change in the future, ridesharing companies currently do not have to follow the same municipality regulations that taxi services must follow. Because the […]

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if the Accident Was My Fault?

  If you have been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a convenient benefit that covers employees while they are recovering from injuries that they received on the job. The U.S. Department of Labor reports thousands of workers’ compensation cases per year, so you don’t have […]

Airbag Safety After Takata Bankruptcy

Many consumers have been contacted they are part of a recall for unsafe Takata airbags in their cars. Recent news that the maker of these defective airbags, Takata, has filed for bankruptcy has some in this group alarmed and concerned. Rest assured class action lawsuits are allowed to continue and if lawyers secure a settlement […]

10 Deposition Questions to Ask in Wrongful Termination Cases

Employment law by both state and federal governments prohibits employers from terminating their employees under certain circumstances. According to the Department of Labor, even when an employee has been dismissed, in some cases they are entitled to unemployment and health benefits. If you think you were wrongfully fired from work, you should consider pursuing a […]

Important Information About Medical Malpractice Injuries and Lawsuits

Medical professionals are charged with taking care of their patients while maintaining an appropriate standard of care. While most healthcare practitioners maintain this standard of care, some do not and their patients suffer injury or even death as a result. Below is an overview of personal injury law and how it pertains to medical malpractice. […]

Can I get fired for filing a worker’s compensation claim?

Fear. It’s a powerful weapon. And it’s one that benefits employers and insurance companies in workers’ compensation claims. If you were hurt in a work-related accident, you may be afraid of many things. Fear of losing your job. Fear of not being able to take care of your family. Fear of never returning to the […]

Blog for Lawyers: What to do after the initial consult

A personal injury lawyer Little Rock, AR trusts will tell you that the most impressionable time to really think about a case is when the client leaves the office for the first time.  It’s as if for a glimpse, you have the opportunity to play the role of a juror and listen to the facts […]

How Important Are Seat Belts, Really?

Many drivers and passengers downplay the importance of seat belts, but they are crucial in preventing injuries during car accidents. George Cayley invented the seat belt in the 19th century. The main objective of the belt was to secure a person to a moving object. Seat belts were initially used by painters and fireman for […]

Common Construction Accidents that May Justify Compensation

Construction workers are exposed to dangerous work conditions that oftentimes result in serious, sometimes even fatal, injuries.  According to a release by the University of Wisconsin – Madison: Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses for the year 2015, the four most common injuries in […]