A Construction Accident Lawyer must be familiar with all of the laws that apply to workplace injuries, including the standards established by OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. These standards are official rules and regulations that are legally binding. If an employer violates any of the OSHA standards, and that violation leads to the [ ] The post Construction Accidents and the Applicable OSHA Regulations appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
If the negligent actions of a third-party have caused you injury or damage to your property, there are essentially two ways you can be compensated for that injury. If your personal injury claims can be proven, you can either obtain a judgment from the court by filing a lawsuit, or you can settle the case [ ] The post Beware of Personal Injury Settlement Mills appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Not all motor vehicle accidents are the same. In fact, accidents involving large commercial trucks, or 18-wheelers, are usually much more devastating than simple automobile collisions. Add to that a commercial vehicle that is carrying hazardous cargo, and you may have a serious disaster on your hands. If you or someone you know has been [ ] The post Truck Accidents Involving Hazardous Cargo appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Most people who have been involved in a personal injury case agree that resolving the matter can never come too soon. That is understandable, as the disruption that a legal case will cause in the lives of everyone involved can be very unwelcome. The sooner you are able to get back to life as usual, [ ] The post How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
In auto accident cases, it is often necessary to retain an accident reconstruction expert in order to determine who is at fault. After a bicycle accident, it is equally important to investigate how the accident occurred and exactly how the bicyclist was injured. Whether there was a defect in the bicycle or one of its [ ] The post Let your Bicycle Accident Attorney Investigate appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Accidents happen. Even the most experienced drivers can find themselves in the middle of an accident. If you know what steps to take after you have been involved in an auto accident, you may be just a little less stressed. If you can follow those steps, you will have a better chance at protecting yourself [ ] The post I’ve Been in a Car Accident, What Now? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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 [ ] The post Who is at Fault for Hitting a Pedestrian? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Most auto accident cases filed by accident lawyers are filed in the district or circuit courts of the state where the accident occurred. Determining in which court you need to file your claim is based, primarily, on the amount of damages you are claiming. Bringing an auto accident claim in small claims court is not [ ] The post Auto Accident Cases in Small Claims Court appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Construction work can be very dangerous, regardless of whether you are working on a small project for a homeowner or a major commercial job. The unfortunate reality is that construction accidents are quite common despite the various regulations and inspections meant to promote job safety. Even with all of the job safety programs in place [ ] The post Cranes and Other Types of Construction Accidents appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.