Monthly Archives: June 2017

Study Shows Legalized Marijuana May Have Doubled Number of Fatal Accidents


According to research data, the sale of legal marijuana has increased to $6.6 billion in 2016. That includes $4.7 billion in the sale of medical marijuana and $1.9 billion for recreational marijuana. It is predicted that, by 2025, sales will exceed $24 billion.  Five years ago, the sale of recreational marijuana was not legal anywhere [ ] The post Study Shows Legalized Marijuana May Have Doubled Number of Fatal Accidents appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Winning a Personal Injury Case by Default Judgment


When you file a personal injury lawsuit or any other civil action, there are several ways you could receive compensation.  You could win the case at trial and a jury could award a judgment in your favor. You could also settle the case with the other party where they agree to pay you a certain [ ] The post Winning a Personal Injury Case by Default Judgment appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Does VA Disability Automatically Guarantee Social Security Disability?


When your disability application is submitted, your file is turned over to a designated state office that actually reviews your medical records and any other documentation you submit along with it. A question many Rogers social security disability lawyers are asked is whether obtaining disability status through the Veterans Administration means automatic approval for social [ ] The post Does VA Disability Automatically Guarantee Social Security Disability? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Rogers Car Accident Attorneys Explain How the Arkansas Dram Shop Act Works


If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident involving a DUI, it is important to speak to one of our Rogers car accident attorneys as soon as possible.  In cases involving drinking and driving, there may be others responsible for the accident in addition to the drunken driver. Depending on [ ] The post Rogers Car Accident Attorneys Explain How the Arkansas Dram Shop Act Works appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Tort Reform


Tort reform is a familiar term for most people, but not many understand what it is and what it means for a personal injury claim. Every Joplin personal injury attorney, no doubt, has kept a close eye on the publicity that tort reform has garnered. Here is what you need to know about tort reform [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Tort Reform appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements


According to reports, knee injuries are one of the most frequently reported workplace injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics in 2015, showed that nearly 100,000 workers comp claims were based on knee injuries.  As a Rogers workers comp lawyer knows from experience handling these claims, knee injuries are not only painful but usually quite [ ] The post Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Should I Bring my Car Accident Case in Small Claims Court?


The majority of car accident lawsuits are filed in a district or circuit court in the state where the accident happened.  However, which court is able to hear your case depends, in part, on the amount of your damages you are claiming to have suffered in your lawsuit. Most clients have heard of small claims [ ] The post Should I Bring my Car Accident Case in Small Claims Court? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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What Happens if My Dog Attacks a Trespasser?


Generally speaking, property owners are not expected to keep their property safe for trespassers. The only real exception is when a property owner is responsible for some willful or wanton conduct that results in injury to a trespasser. When it comes to the precise duty that is owed to a trespasser, each state has passed [ ] The post What Happens if My Dog Attacks a Trespasser? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Is the Government Immune from Car Accident Claims?


In order to be compensated following a car accident, you must first determine which individual or entity is at fault. With a car accident, the person who caused the accident is usually liable for the injuries that result.  However, there can others who are equally or partially responsible, as well. In some cases, the liable [ ] The post Is the Government Immune from Car Accident Claims? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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