When someone is injured on property belonging to another, the determination of liability is generally based on the legal theory of negligence. Property owners have a basic duty to protect anyone who visits their property lawfully. This is especially true for owners of commercial property and for employers. It is well-recognized that injuries caused by [ ] The post Can You Sue for Failure to Protect Against Personal Injury? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Filing a successful application for Social Security benefits can be tricky. The process for applying requires strict compliance with complicated and confusing rules. Completing the required forms accurately can be a challenge. Properly completing the paperwork will certainly improve your chances of being approved for disability benefits the first time. However, if you find yourself [ ] The post Rogers Social Security Disability Lawyer Can Help you Avoid Mistakes appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
The most common personal injury claims following a car accident, as any Rogers car accident lawyer knows, are claims brought by a driver involved in the crash. However, it is equally possible for passengers to be injured during a car accident. Some of the legal issues that arise are unique to passengers. Here is what [ ] The post How are Passenger Claims Different Following a Car Accident? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
It is not common knowledge that civil claims brought against a government entity are not handled entirely the same way as a legal claim against a business or private citizen. There are specific rules of procedure and different statutes of limitation that apply to claims brought against a government entity. There are also other legal [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Claims against the Government appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Most workers believe that, by settling their Workers Compensation claims, they can quickly receive a large sum of money. However, before you make such an important decision you should understand what you could be relinquishing in the process. The reality is, your weekly benefits and medical payments could be jeopardized. Considering that, it is wise [ ] The post Let a Rogers Workers Compensation Lawyer Help You Settle Your Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
A very common concern that many clients have following a car accident is what effect a pre-existing injury may have on their claims. Insurance companies will not hesitate to use a pre-existing condition or injury to discredit your claims and reduce your damages. It is true that pre-existing injuries can make an accident claim more [ ] The post What You Need to Know about Pre-Existing Injuries in Accident Cases appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Nearly everyone involved in any type of legal dispute wants to see that dispute resolved as quickly as possible. One way to do that is to make an attempt at mediation, which can often be a better alternative to going to trial or even filing a lawsuit in court. Our Rogers personal injury law firm [ ] The post Let Our Rogers Personal Injury Law Firm Guide You through Mediation appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
An important task for a bike accident lawyer is establishing who is at fault in a motorcycle accident. The fault determination is rarely black and white. In fact, it s very possible that both motor vehicle operators will share some of the fault in the bike accident. Depending on the laws in your state, you may [ ] The post Can a Bike Accident Lawyer Help if I am Partly at Fault? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.