Monthly Archives: July 2016

Injuries During Bicycle Race Shed Light on Bicycle Safety


Recently in Brooklyn, during the Ninth Annual Red Hook Criterium 5K bicycle race, a massive pileup at the start of the race highlighted the dangers, both seen and unseen, for bicyclists everywhere.  If you are injured in a bicycle accident, your best move is to discuss your potential case with an experienced bicycle accident lawyer. [ ] The post Injuries During Bicycle Race Shed Light on Bicycle Safety appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Cruise Ship Liability for Personal Injury


Accidents and injuries can occur anywhere at any time.  That includes during vacations and cruises.  When you are injured on a cruise ship, your Joplin personal injury attorney can help you sort through the potential claims.  Unlike most injuries that occur on land, injury claims that arise from cruise ship accidents are usually handled differently. [ ] The post Cruise Ship Liability for Personal Injury appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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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 [ ] The post Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Settlement Liens appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Back-Up Collisions Still a Problem


According to some reports, backup accidents injure nearly 15,000 people each year and kill more than 200.  This may be the reason most new cars are now equipped with cameras, sensors, and audio warning systems in an effort to make backing up safer and easier.  But the reality is, too many drivers have started relying [ ] The post Back-Up Collisions Still a Problem appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Ask Your Bicycle Accident Lawyer about Helmet Laws in Your State


Just like cars and other modes of transportation, bicycle safety should be a concern for everyone.  The more safety precautions you take, the less likely you will be injured in an accident.  When it comes to bicycles, wearing a helmet is an important safety precaution.  However, the laws regarding the use of bicycle helmets are [ ] The post Ask Your Bicycle Accident Lawyer about Helmet Laws in Your State appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Explains Statute of Limitations


There are deadlines for filing nearly every type of civil claim.  This time limit is referred to as the “statute of limitations.”  If you do not file your lawsuit before the particular deadline has passed, you will not be allowed to bring that lawsuit.  If you still file your legal claim after the deadline, it [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Explains Statute of Limitations appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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What Should I Know about the Seat Belt Defense?


It is common knowledge these days that wearing a seat belt is an important safety issue.  In nearly every state, there is some version of a seat belt law.  But what happens in car accidents when the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident?  Some states recognize what is [ ] The post What Should I Know about the Seat Belt Defense? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Proving Medical Negligence in a Wrongful Death Case


Wrongful death cases arise under such a wide variety of circumstances.  When the death involves medical care and possible negligence, the assistance of a personal injury law firm would be very helpful.  Medical negligence cases are usually complicated to litigate and sometimes difficult to prove.  Doctors and other health care providers are expected to follow [ ] The post Proving Medical Negligence in a Wrongful Death Case appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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